Is it realistic to pursue a job at the Big4 in your mid30s?

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GM7 in Baltimore, Maryland

80 months ago

I'm 35yo, pursuing a Masters in Accounting next year. Based on comments from this board, is it realistic to pursue a position with the Big 4 in your 30s, or is that too old?

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travler56

80 months ago

Masters in Accounting???? That is called an MBA and you do not go on for an MBA in Accounting. You go on for your CPA.

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Average gal in Chattanooga, Tennessee

66 months ago

travler56 said: Masters in Accounting ???? That is called an MBA and you do not go on for an MBA in Accounting. You go on for your CPA .

Uh, please read and research before you reply with undeserved authority. A MBA stands for masters of business administration. Nothing more, nothing less. You can obtain a graduate degree in just about anything, including accounting. For example,a masters of taxation, masters of accountancy.

You sound very uneducated as it's common knowledge that a lot of states require extended studies, i.e. master degrees, prior to sitting for the CPA exam.

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