1st year in a small CPA firm, How to survive?

Is it recommended to start an audit career in a small CPA firm while studying for the Masters?

What is the working environment like in the busy season in a small firm (50-100 employees)? Is there any training process? Is there any room to ask a lot of questions when everyone else is busy?

What are the expectations of associates during their 1st year? Will they be treated disrespectfully?

 

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