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RIC Grad Wins Silver Medal for CPA Exam in Rhode IslandJesus Ortega, B.S. Accounting í04 and MPAc í06, has been awarded the Silver Medal for achieving the 2nd highest score of all candidates who took the CPA exam in Rhode Island during 2007. Jesus, the recipient of both an undergraduate and graduate degree from RICís Accounting Program, is currently a domestic tax specialist for Hasbro, Inc.
Each year, several hundred candidates sit for this exam in Rhode Island, and, on a national basis, only about 1 out of 5 candidates even pass all 4 parts during any given year.
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