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24, currently in advisory role. Considering masters in accounting to sit for CPA. No interest in audit, just think that it would beneficial to sell business as I continue advancing career. Thoughts?

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I wasted my summer doing it, we don't get a bonus, and the groups don't care about it,. Don't waste your time

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You can get a MBA and sit for your CPA. You only need 150 credits and if you took accounting as your undergrad you should meet the class requirements.

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No need. You don't need this for consulting banking or PE. Only if you want to be an audit partner.

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Thanks guys!

Unfortunately was finance and economics undergrad. Approximately 124 credits. Probably just going to pursue an MBA from a top ten in 2-4 years

I have my masters in accounting and CPA (was an auditor before consultant). I don't think the CPA is that helpful in consulting but if it's something you're extremely interested in for your own personal knowledge, go for it - it does make your resume stronger!

And I've been used on projects for "credibility" just because I have a CPA lol

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