Hometown: Rochester Hills, Mich.
Why I Chose Gerstacker: I chose Gerstacker because the internship program is an amazing opportunity. It is very important to get experience outside of the classroom.
What I'm Most Looking Forward to: I'm most looking forward to exploring my career options in the business world and meeting other students with similar interests.
Advice for Prospective Students: Your college choice is a very difficult decision. Choose the school that will give you the best opportunities and that will be the best in preparing you to achieve your future goals.
Hometown: Troy, Mich.
Clubs: Union Board, Accounting Society, Gerstacker Student Board, Delta Sigma Pi, Harrington Elementary Mentor, Alpha Lambda Delta
Why I Chose Gerstacker: I had a good feeling that the small, close and personable environment would be very vital to my success as a business student. I knew I wanted to do something with accounting and Gerstacker offered so many opportunities to network and really get to know some of the best firms around! With the requirement to do 2 internships, I knew I would be graduating with not only a great education, but also awesome experience in the business world.
My Favorite Part of My First Year: I would definitely have to say that my favorite part about being at college is the independence. It was a good feeling to be able to set my own schedule, and it was an even better feeling when I actually began to grasp the idea of time management and I started to follow it!
Advice to Prospective Students: My advice would be to make sure that you have fun your first year and make some good friends, but still stay focused and work hard, because when things don't work out, you will need your friends there to cheer you up. Just make sure that you are doing what makes you happy, and not something that you think you will regret the next day or the day after that.
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Clubs: Men's Soccer, Smooth Transitions, Investment Club, Sigma Chi Fraternity, Intramural Sports
Why I Chose Gerstacker: To learn as much as possible about the business world, to have the opportunity to do different internships, and to build relationships with some really awesome people.
Most Memorable Gerstacker Moment: Traveling to France and creating an international business plan that incorporated the cultures of both the U.S. and France. We had an amazing time, and learned a lot about intercultural differences.
Advice for Prospective Students: Live ever day to the fullest! Since you never what will happen tomorrow, take advantage of every great opportunity that comes your way.
Hometown: Troy, Mich.
Campus Activities: Alpha Xi Delta, Albion College Swimming and Diving, Gerstacker Institute, First-Year Experience Mentor, Order of Omega, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Gamma Sigma Alpha, Harrington Elementary Student Mentor
Why I chose Gerstacker: I choice Gerstacker for the internships and networking opportunities.
What I'm most looking forward to: Graduating and starting my career in cable media sales.
Advice for prospective students: Get involved! I have been so lucky to be involved in various clubs and organizations around campus. The leadership skills I have learned and lifelong friendships have prepared me for life after Albion.