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Five Star Competitive Edge

Have you got the edge?

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"I love the Mahara [online portfolio]. The Five Star Competitive Edge is a wonderful tool for me as a very active member of my chapter. I know this will benefit other active members of Phi Theta Kappa."
Cammie Casarez, Grayson County College, Texas


"I am a new member and I have just begun on the electives and quizzes and I am really having fun. I love the challenges that it gives me."
Ruth Odhiambo, Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado


"I'm almost halfway done with the first level and I am very glad that I started this. I really believe that this program will drive me to work harder and achieve extraordinary things!"
Jason Giangrosso, Copiah-Lincoln Community College, Mississippi

Get a leg up on the competition for scholarships, transferring and your dream job. Your college classes are only part of your education. Soft skills - such as communication, professional etiquette, team building and critical thinking - are just as important and can give you an advantage over others.


The Professional Development Plan Includes:

  • Instructional videos by experts on critical thinking, scholarship application tips, professional etiquette, overcoming speech anxiety and more
  • Activities to strengthen soft skills, completed individually or with your chapter
  • An Online Portfolio, a central location for posting leadership and service experience, awards/honors and photos/videos of accomplishments; share your portfolio with those writing letters of recommendation, potential employers, scholarship providers, college admissions officials and others
  • A Professional Resume, step-by-step instructions for creating a professional resume

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View "Sharpen Your Competitive Edge" Video

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