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This monthly e-newsletter brings you a roundup of the top stories affecting accounting education, ideas for innovation in the classroom, and resources from the AICPA to support educators.

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Resilient accounting students suffer less burnout

A study of accounting students revealed that more resilient students had stronger mental health and were less likely to experience burnout. Kenneth J. Smith, CPA, one of the study’s authors, observes that resilience is a skill that can be learned.

See descriptive statistics in Excel

Learn how to use Excel to quickly calculate basic descriptive statistics for a dataset, including mean, standard deviation, minimums, and maximums.

How an academic fellowship can boost your career

Taking an academic fellowship with an institution such as the SEC or the PCAOB is a big commitment. But doing so could reap benefits for your scholarship and teaching, and even change the course of your career.


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Where to find July’s flipbook issue

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