Accounting : A Career As A Career And Career

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What is a career? A literal dictionary of the word defines as an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person’s life and with opportunities for progress. Before college, I always confused myself between the words “career” and “job”. Nowadays, there are still many individuals out in the field yet still can’t clearly distinguish those two similar words. After completing my first year of college, I have gained a better understanding between the words “career” and “job”. I believe a job is simply where a person earns the money from while a career is a person’s lifelong passion that move you into higher paying in the future. Currently, I am working toward my associate degree in business management, but more specifically, accounting. My love for accounting started in my sophomore year of high school. At first, I wasn’t sure if I would like to be an accountant in the future because I chose this only for one reason: accounting is something that has to do with money. But as I learned deeper into it, I realized accounting is not just about money, but involved with attention to detail, greater communication skills, and excellent organization. One year of accounting in high school has rooted my love for accounting, which later lead me to choose business management as my major in college. If some basic knowledge and skill I acquired from high developed my passion in accounting, then the financial and managerial accounting classes I took in college definitely broaden my

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