My Ascent in Accounting

    8.3 /10

    Our college is ranked highly especially for its programs. According to the 2018 U.S News and World Report(USNWR), nine of our university's graduate programs are included in the top 50. The application procedure is hassle-free. I had to complete my online application, then pay my application fees of $30. After that, I reviewed the website for specific requirements. I was asked to submit all the necessary transcripts in both English and Hindi(if applied). In the end, they also asked me to submit my test scores and copy of the passport.

    Course Curriculum :

    Our program has core requirements in Financial Reporting and Professional Issues, Innovation, and Analytics in Accounting. I was also given a choice of a concentration of 12 credit hours in Assurance, Corporate, or Tax. Out of the total 30 credit hours, 24 credit hours are devoted to Accounting and the rest 6 are devoted to other business areas including economics, entrepreneurship, finance, business analytics, and information systems, management, and marketing.

    Exams :

    My academic advisor was Shefali Kumar who suggested this particular major. My program has a total of 30 credit hours, at least 21 credit hours. I had to submit my test scores along with the application. I sat for GMAT where I scored 500. For this course, I needed to have a 4-year Bachelors's degree with a GPA of 3.0. My IELTS score was 6.75.

    Placement :

    Our college has a career management team that has helped many of our alumni especially our department. Some of the recruiting companies are Amazon, Dell Corp, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs. Our university's ISDS Practice Center partners with big firms like Bank of America, Citigroup, and Fintech to give us real-world experiences and skills through projects.

    Fees :

    My tuition and fees are $16,000, the cost of books is $900 and health insurance is $2,500. I was eligible for a Graduate teaching assistantship for which I receive a stipend but not a tuition waiver. The tuition waiver is not available above 0.25 total FTE. I had to maintain a GPA of 3.0 both for my degree and the entire course. I also had to submit my IELTS verbal test scores.

    Faculty :

    Our faculty is student-friendly. They always interact with us and make each session more lively. They try to greater breadth and depth of knowledge in Accountancy. They concentrate on different aspects of Accounting beyond the core course. They help us cater to the needs of the business, government, and public accounting.

    8.3 out of 10
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