Why Accounting Could be Right for You

Deciding what you want to be when you grow up is more difficult than ever for many students, especially with the vast number of career options. Using the Why Accounting? and Real-Life CPAs sections of Start Here, Go Places., this in-class or take-home exercise helps give students an overview of accounting. They’ll learn about the nearly countless career options, associated salaries and the skills every good CPA needs. After digging into the site, students can complete the accompanying worksheet.

Developed by Karen Poidomani, a high school business teacher from William Floyd High School in Mastic Beach, NY.