Choosing my Concentration with Colin Mitchell

Read below to learn how Grossman School of Business, Peer Mentor, Colin Mitchell chose his Concentration.  

Why did you choose your concentration?

I chose Accounting as the job prospect as a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) seems exciting and interesting. CPAs act as consultants for businesses on issues such as taxes and accounting. I have been told that there is no average day as a CPA as each client is a new and engaging experience.

What do you like most about your concentration?

I like learning how businesses prepare and create their financial statements. In the business world, it is a very important that you are able to read and understand a company’s financial statements.

What has been your favorite concentration class

My favorite class was BSAD 161 Intermediate Accounting I. We learned the more conceptual side of accounting and its real-world applications.

By Amanda Simpfenderfer
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