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Texas A&M University - College Station Business School

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It's a pretty crappy accounting program.Accounting
It's a pretty crappy accounting program. Unless you get into the PPA program, the department gives very little guidance on what to do. I had to enroll in another university to get a masters degree to meet the 150 credit hour requirement because my scholarship was only for four years at the university. And,to keep my GPA up, I had to take classes that didn't count toward either the board exam but counted toward an accounting degree making me deficient with a BBA in accounting of 100 credits and 24 junk credits.

The Texas A&M accounting research is great and I've cited professors in my masters program from another University, but the undergraduate accounting program is not good at getting resources to the wide range of sub disciplines of accounting. Okay, I'm not in the PPA. What do I do if I want to go into tax, information systems, audit? Well, they don't advise you. You are not even allowed to go to recruiting events for the PPA or masters program. Those elitist policies are not conductive to education. I can't even talk to professionals in my own industry.

So, yes. Even though I have a masters from another university and got free school from Texas A&M, I'm still suffering from all the anxiety, depression, and regrets, dealing with this accounting program. It was a traumatic and enraging experience to see classmates graduate with jobs lined up knowing you had to get an extra degree, take the GMAT, apply to grad school at a less recruited school. It pains me that all the effort I took during my sophomore and freshman year to get into the accounting program was all for nothing.

I would recommend getting into the business program upfront so you can get coddled with all the resources , not have to take hard sciences or maths, and get early professional tips and tricks. If not, you are stuck in general studies contemplating should I limit my options by taking easy math and sciences that only apply to easy majors or do I take the weed out engineering courses where the maths and sciences apply to all majors? I honestly hope all my accounting classmates in the PPA divorce, get their CPAs taken away from them, fall into depression, get blacklisted against practicing accounting.

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Texas A&M is one of the best andQuite BrightAccounting
Texas A&M is one of the best and most underrated universities. The people are down-to-earth and friendly. Above all, you get a fantastic education and opportunities to prove yourself at work. Aggies have a reputation of being hard-workers and good people to work with. I never have to apologize for my education. We can all laugh at silly jokes because we all know that?s what they are and we?re fortunately enough to have a good sense of humor about it. I have life-long friends that I still keep in contact with from my time at A&M.
4th Year Male -- Class 2006
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Transferred here after my freshman year and haveQuite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
Transferred here after my freshman year and have never regretted my decision! Such a wonderful school where everyone is welcoming. There are tons of opportunities to get involved and everyone shares the enthusiasm and pride for Texas A&M University. We're a big Aggie family focused on our education, making life long friends and keeping traditions.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2014
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