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diego posada

Purpose:

To interview some people in the accounting industry. As well as attempting to get a better understanding of what steps are necessary to become a successful accountant.

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Details:

Class:
Road Trip Nation 2011

Educator:
Nancy D'Attilio

Home Base:
Prospect High School

License:

Attribution Creative Commons

Interviews:

Leader: Mike Furlong
Occupation: Accounting Teacher
Company: Prospect High-School

Industry: Finance and Investments
Interests: Entrepreneurship, Education, Government

Interview Reflection: Accounting sounds tedious and it was not what I was expecting. The job does not appear to have much social...(read more)

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Blogs:

History Of Accounting

Accounting has been around for thousands of years. The earliest records of accounting were found in Assyria, Babylon, and Sumeria. The Romans put there own twist on it and used the process of (read more)

Written on April 29, 2012 at 7:28pm

Cold Call Reflection

I did my cold call to Thielen & Associates and they told me they could not disclose information over the phone. This confused me and made me feel weird-ed out because why could they not just (read more)

Written on April 29, 2012 at 8:49pm

Questions I have

I want to know what accounting is all about. When I read some facts about accounting online and they made accounting sound quite boring. This made me question if accounting was really for me, so I (read more)

Written on May 5, 2012 at 1:12pm

Pre-Thoughts On My Interview

Well, after I did some research on accounting online I began to realize that accounting is actually quite dry. Its seems to be tedious but I wont know for sure until after the (read more)

Written on May 5, 2012 at 1:57pm

Reflection

After speaking with Mr. Furlong I realized that maybe accounting is not for me. It turns out that accounting is what I was expecting. There is not a big social aspect to accounting. I consider (read more)

Written on May 5, 2012 at 2:56pm

Start Date: 05/06/2012
Start Location: Saratoga, CA
Total Interviews: 1
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End Date: 05/06/2012
End Location: Saratoga, CA


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