It's not great hair, or stocily gazing into the horizon (although those won't hurt).
Here's your career conundrum of the day.
Public accounting is like a gang, once you're jumped in, there's no getting out.
Where's the glamorous career path I had envisioned?!
The short version: yes.
On the list of bad things a CPA can do, getting work experience early isn't included.
And you thought your work/life balance sucked.
You've escaped public accounting. Should you keep paying those AICPA dues?