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Hands-On Learning Experience


By Nick Seiler

In high school, where I first decided I wanted to go into accounting, I was not really aware of what a public accounting firm did. While studying at Pitt, ... read more >

Real World Application


By Laria Moore

College does not prepare you for the real world in the way you would expect. The unlimited number of homework problems you have due and vocab words you ... read more >

12 Simple Words

This fall, I will be entering my fifth year at Penn State to finish my bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting and, in a few short weeks, ... read more >

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone


By Lauren Johnson

During the past year, everything that I knew to be normal was completely changed. Not only did I find myself at a new Penn State campus with over 40,000 ... read more >

How Accounting Found Me

From an early age in life – around age five or six – kids start being asked what they want to do when they grow up. It’s an innocent ... read more >

Stepping Stone for My Marketing Career

Throughout my college career, the importance of getting an internship was reiterated time and again by many of my professors. Internships can lead to future ... read more >

Yinz Go DahnTahn for an Internship n'at


By Greg McGuire

Coming into any new job you’re not sure what to expect. Schneider Downs showed us the two most important things right when we walked in: the bathroom ... read more >

Involved and Evolved

Benjamin Franklin once said, “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” This quote perfectly describes my ... read more >

Started From the Bottom, Now I'm Here


By Sean Edgar

For so many young professionals, college is a time of testing the waters and attempting to find your calling. Trying to pick a major that seems destined ... read more >

Summer Leadership Program

Schneider Downs was my first taste of public accounting. I had an accounting internship last summer, but it was nothing compared to this one. At Schneider ... read more >