A Passionate Pursuit: How This College Graduate Found Her Niche in Human Factors

As an undergraduate at Hampton University, Rachel Sutton studied psychology and got a taste for hands-on research. Now, the Competitive Advantage alum is about to begin her pursuit of a PhD in human factors at Wichita State University. Sutton recently shared with us how her interest in human factors began and how Competitive Advantage helped solidify her decision to pursue in this complex field.

Proactive Professionalism: Competitive Advantage Alum Shows What’s Possible When You Just Go for It

When it came to a major, Cherish Dean says she “was majorly undecided.” Now she's confidently pursuing industrial psychology and will complete an internship at Liberty Mutual this summer. So what made the difference for Dean? She says, being proactive and pursuing the right opportunities.

Humanity in Business: What this Competitive Advantage Alum Gained from Facing Her Fears

Growing up in Detroit, Jasmine Williams noticed something peculiar about the advertisements she saw. “I found it strange that when I saw advertisements for large companies, they would advertise using people of minorities within those [communities], but when it was something that was for the masses, I didn’t see myself or the people who I … Continue reading Humanity in Business: What this Competitive Advantage Alum Gained from Facing Her Fears

Understanding the Value of Education

As the first person in her family to go to college, Alejandra Flores has learned the true value of education and the opportunities it can provide. Now a graduate student completing her fourth year in a five-year master’s in professional accounting program at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) McCombs School of Business, … Continue reading Understanding the Value of Education

Demonstrating Your Value: How Competitive Advantage Helps You Do You Better

For Talia Aranda, a senior at the University of Southern California, Competitive Advantage was an opportunity to gain not only empowerment as a member of an underrepresented minority group but also the insight, skills and connections to help her on her professional journey. Having walked into the program unsure of her career goals, Aranda, who … Continue reading Demonstrating Your Value: How Competitive Advantage Helps You Do You Better