The author reflects on how academics and accounting practitioners can work together. He states that encouraging students in the accounting profession is very rewarding. He mentions that advising students on which is the better course of action depends upon their personal preferences, their financial situation, and the state in which they expect to be employed. He adds that despite all the substantive issues facing the profession, future accountants will find being a Certified Public Accountant as rewarding a career as ever.
Scarpati, Stephen, "How Academics and Practitioners Can Work Together: A Perspective from an Educator with Private Industry Experience" (2008). WCOB Faculty Publications. 55.