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Recent Extra Credit articles:

  • Get students excited about the accounting profession

    Feb 8, 2022

    Students don't always realize what a great career choice accounting can be, and so opt for other majors instead. Faculty can help change their perception of the profession by exposing them to the varied and interesting jobs that accountants hold. Try these techniques and resources for introducing students to the profession in your own classes.

  • Teach students to address accounting questions using data analytics

    Feb 8, 2022

    Data analytics may sound new and daunting, but it's actually a means of solving the kinds of questions that have always formed the basis of accounting. Here's a helpful breakdown of the five broad categories of accounting questions, mapped to the type of data analytics and the individual analytic techniques that can be used to answer them.

  • How to easily transpose data in Excel

    Feb 8, 2022

    If you have Excel data in columns that you want to rearrange into rows, or vice versa, you don't have to reenter everything manually. Learn how to use the Transpose feature instead.

  • 7 steps to help stop cheating

    Jan 11, 2022

    Unfortunately, cheating is a perennial problem on college campuses. Try these strategies to help students resist the temptation to cheat, grasp the relevance of what they're learning, and understand the importance of integrity to the accounting profession.

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2nd Annual Firm Operations and Technology Report (CPA Trendlines)

Trends in the Supply of Accounting Graduates and the Demand for Public Accounting Recruits

CPAs of Color: Celebrating 40 Years
2009 - The year 2009 marked the 40th anniversary of the AICPA Minority Initiatives Committee and the AICPA released this eBook to illustrate the accomplishments of minority CPAs