Life in Public Accounting: Expectations vs. Reality

You are here reading this very website because at some point, it dawned on you that this whole thing is kinda bullshit. So, in that spirit, let’s take a look at the soul-crushing reality that is made only more depressing due to your unrealistic, pre-public expectations.

You are here reading this very website because at some point, it dawned on you that this whole thing is kinda bullshit. So, in that spirit, let's take a look at the soul-crushing reality that is made only more depressing due to your unrealistic, pre-public expectations.

Work life balance

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Interning

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Travel

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Busy Season

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Diversity

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CPA Exam

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Accounting websites

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