As the crisp autumn air signaled the start of a new school year, LinkedIn released a ranking of the top 25 accounting schools, based on its own research of successful accounting professionals on the social networking site.

The top 25 schools are:

1. Villanova University

2. University of Notre Dame

3. Boston College

4. Lehigh University

5. Emory University

6. University of Southern California

7. Fairfield University

8. Santa Clara University

9. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

10. Wake Forest University

11. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

12. Syracuse University

13. Bentley University

14. Bucknell University

15. Fordham University

16. Yeshiva University

17. University of California, Berkeley

18. Binghamton University

19. University of Richmond

20. Loyola University Maryland

21. College of the Holy Cross

22. University of Maryland College Park

23. University of Wisconsin-Madison

24. The College of William and Mary

25. University of Massachusetts, Amherst



The IFRS Foundation announced a free-of-charge online quiz available for both students and educators alike that tests participants on their knowledge of the use of the IFRS, the International Accounting Standards Board, and the standards themselves.

Test-takers will be given 10 true-or-false statements randomly drawn from a pool of 220 questions. Instant grades and answer explanations will be provided back. Additionally, the IFRS Foundation will make the entire set of questions available to educators who are using the IFRS pocket guide as a textbook.

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