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Apply for 2015 Program

The 2015 national Pathway to Success program will be held in Chicago, Illinois June 29-July 2, 2015. Local programs will take place in June in select markets.


Think you’re a great candidate for BDO's Pathway to Success program? To be considered, you must fulfill these minimum requirements:

  1. Current or expected accounting major
  2. Finished with your sophomore or junior year as of July the year of the program (1 – 2 years left in school)
  3. Personally and academically motivated
  4. Continuously distinguished in the classroom, on campus, and in the community
  5. For the national program, available for travel to Chicago for the duration of the program (June 29-July 2, 2015)

Please note, past or upcoming BDO interns/associates are not eligible to apply.

Application Dates

  • Monday, December 1, 2014: Application submission opens
  • Friday, April 17, 2015: Application submission closes; Completed applications due
  • Thursday, April 30, 2015: Selected students are notified of their acceptance

To apply to be one of a select number of students from across the country who are chosen to attend this prestigious event, simply prepare the following documents to submit with your online application:

  1. Prepare the following documents:
    • Résumé cover letter addressing
      • Why you are interested in a career in public accounting
      • What you hope to achieve by attending Pathway to Success
    • Current résumé
    • Unofficial transcript (PDF/Word document with screen prints acceptable)

  2. When you have the three documents prepared, select the state where your school is located from the drop down below, then click the Apply > link that appears to the right of the drop down:

  3. Complete the application, including uploading the three documents listed above when directed. Applications are not considered complete without a résumé, cover letter and transcript uploaded.

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