From Connections to Confidence: Competitive Advantage Leads Two Students to Full-Time Job Offers from Accenture

During the two-day leadership conference, students learn about different industries and career paths and how to prepare for interviews, develop leadership and team-building skills, network with representatives from corporate partner companies — and sometimes, the program even leads to job offers at sponsoring companies, like consulting giant Accenture.

Passion Propels This First-Generation Student as He Strives to Help Others Succeed as Well

Jeremiah Guy-Williams hopes to use what he's learned pursuing his bachelor of business administration at The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business to help others like him. He recently spoke with Competitive Advantage about his drive and where he hopes it takes him.

MBA Bryan Shepherd Believes in Business as a Means to Change Society — and That’s What He’s Trying to Do

Coming from a background with two supportive parents who were never able to go to college themselves but instilled in him the power and importance of education and hard work, MBA Bryan Shepherd is fueled by these values, which he, too, hopes to impress upon others.

Insider Tips: Submitting the Best Possible Competitive Advantage Application

Only a few more weeks until the annual Competitive Advantage conference — when college students from across the country come together to build their leadership skills, explore career options and opportunities, connect with corporate executives and learn about graduate school. The application is still open! Read on to learn how to increase your chances of being selected.

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.