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So I’ve been in the cooking industry for almost 10 years now I’ve finally decided it’s time for a change. I’m 22 and I feel like I’m still young enough to switch careers without having huge amount of responsibilities. What brings me here is because I’m interested in working in accounting but I’m not sure really where to start. For example, should I apply to a community college of some sort and build credits and if so do big name colleges even accept them? I want to be able to work my way to or damn near close to the big 4. If anybody got advice or some words of advice, please let me know.

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Maple A
Title: CPA retired
Company: Retired
(CPA retired, Retired) |

First off - you've been in the cooking industry since age 12! Wow! Impressive.
At 22, you are college age so try for the colleges that meet your personal needs/budget whether big name or community. If you are like most people who need to work while attending school, then be realistic about that. The key thing here is just to GET STARTED on your path.

Good luck.

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