The main question of accounting is how to take raw data (pay roll, equipment costs, revenue, ect…), and compile it into critically thought out and organized reports for higher management to use as the basis for their financial decisions. Therefore, the purpose is to collect and display information at hand so that it is more easily digestible. After my experience with other classes, I have found that what I liked in those classes was that basic purpose of accounting, compiling and consolidating data. Having come into college with no set major, and having taken a wide variety of classes before choosing my major; I feel the utmost confidence in saying that accounting is the right major for me.
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...nt to every college student and their future in the real world. In my case after going down multiple paths of perspective majors, both literally and figuratively, I found that there are a few criteria for what makes a major the “right one”. Being good in the field of your major while still being challenged be it is an innumerably important portion of that, along with finding happiness in your major. But nothing can match the importance of experiencing for oneself the broad number and types of fields offered in college before deciding which one is right for you. For me accounting offers me daily challenges, but ones that I am eager to tackle, and that eagerness to respond the challenges in front of me have not only strengthened my happiness in my major, but also every part of my life as a student from peer and teacher relationships to grades and everything in-between.
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