We recently asked you to share with us your reasons for becoming CPAs. What you gave us was truly amazing. It turns out you all are a diverse bunch. Your reasons for pursuing certification are as varied and inspiring as you are. Read on to see 11 of the reasons you shared for wanting to become CPAs.

For a Better Future

“I want to become a CPA to earn more money and live the American dream..” –Nadia  

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To Inspire Others

“I want to show my daughters that hard work pays off and the world that ANYONE can be a CPA.” –Chad

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To Further Your Career

“So I can afford to feed my wanderlust while advancing my career.” –Jordan

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To Help Others

“I want to become a CPA because it will give me the resources to help others. It has given me great joy to teach others about accounting, tax, finance, you name it. To see the frustration turn into a smile makes my career worth it.” –Brigette

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Because It’s a Family Thing

“We already have 4 accountants in the family. I will make 5. I can’t wait to become certified now that I have my degree.” –Necol  

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For Security

“I will become a CPA so I can provide a secure future for my son and wife. Not only financially secure but a strong ethical background for my son to build on.” –Dean  

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To Make Your Family Proud

“I am a first generation college student. My father was an Entrepreneur and allowed me to be his bookkeeper during the summer months where I developed my love for Accounting. I told him I would one day be his CPA.” –Lorrie  

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Because It’s Your Passion

“Accounting is my passion! Having my own business is my dream!” –Andrea  

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Because Dreams Do Come True

“My daughter inspires me to become a CPA because I want to show her that her dreams can come true too.” –Amber

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Because Accounting Is a Great Profession

“I want to be a CPA because it is the best profession on the planet!” –Christopher

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And, of Course, to Make $$$

“I want to be so wealthy they won’t tell me guac is extra.” –Roy

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