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SIFE members' passion for business can be powerful force for change

Students In Free Enterprise, an international non-profit network of students, academics, and business leaders working with businesses and higher education organizations, is in the midst of its regional and national competitions.
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Wake Forest students win KPMG’s international competition

Competing against teams from around the world, a group of Wake Forest University students representing the United States won the KPMG Global Case Competition in Athens, Greece, last week.
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Deloitte's Maximum Impact gives student recruits a chance to volunteer

Deloitte's Maximum Impact: Alternative Spring Break gives students a chance to see a different side of the Big Four and work with accounting professionals in community service projects.
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AICPA and Accountemps to provide five scholarships for accounting students

The AICPA and Accountemps are accepting applications for the 2010-2011 AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship. Five individuals will receive $2,500 each for tuition expenses.

Millennials: Get the tax refund you deserve

The Illinois CPA Society offers six 2009 tax filing tips for the under-30 crowd
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AICPA minority scholarship program recognizes exceptional student achievement

Through the life of the AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students, the American Institute of CPAs has sought to increase the number of accounting graduates and licensed CPAs from diverse ethnic backgrounds.
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KPMG sponsors Beta Alpha Psi Gold Challenge

Video competition will reward up to 15 BAP chapters Entry deadline is May 31, 2010 Grand prize is $2,500 per winning chapter
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Accounting Scholarship Programs

AccountingWEB has compiled a list of scholarship opportunities for accounting students.
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Accounting and xTREME? Rarely found in the same sentence

The xTREME Games include xTAX, short for "Extreme Tax," and xACT, short for “Extreme Accounting.” Both are case competitions that expose students to real tax and accounting situations.
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Accounting student scholarship fund receives record-breaking donations

Thanks to a $50,000 donation from the Monmouth/Ocean Chapter of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, New Jersey students interested in accounting can attend college.
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2010 Accounting Student Scholarship will honor three students

AccountingWEB, the Web site dedicated to providing news and resources for members of the accounting profession, is now accepting applications for the 2010 AccountingWEB Accounting Student Scholarship that is offered to undergraduate accounting majors throughout the country.
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Beta Alpha Psi kicks off regional competitions for accounting students

Beta Alpha Psi is gearing up for their 2010 Regional Meetings where students will be contending in “Best Practices” competitions sponsored by Deloitte.
Community News

New Jersey accountants teach financial independence to young people

According to Dawn Schwartz, vice president of development for Junior Achievement of New Jersey, who better to teach financial literacy education and bring financial programs to kids than accountants?
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Global Innovation Tournament winners full of money-saving ideas

The Stanford Technology Ventures Program has announced 22 winners of a global competition that challenged student teams to come up with a way to make saving money fun.

Salisbury University takes first place in Goodman Accounting Challenge

A team from Salisbury University in Salisbury, MD was the winner in the eighth annual Goodman Accounting Challenge held at Goodman & Company's Richmond, VA office.

Rochester students move on to Global Innovation Competition

Two teams of University of Rochester students are moving on to a global competition after submitting winning videos to solve a problem: How to save money and make it fun at the same time. 
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Can saving money be fun? Students give it a try

Thousands of students around the world have been given the challenge of adding fun to a task that many find difficult, if not impossible – saving money.

Take advantage of changes in education credits and deductions in 2009

Many more taxpayers may be able to take advantage of education credits and deductions for 2009 because of new legislation.
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AICPA announces 'Start here, rock out' iPod sweepstakes for students

The AICPA has announced a "Start Here, Rock Out" iPod sweepstakes designed to inform high school students about exciting career opportunities in accounting.


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