Dakota Fish – Southwestern Advantage develops leaders

Southwestern Advantage came into my life when I needed it the most. I first heard about SW as a freshman at the University of Northern Iowa. My freshman year of college could be summarized by poor study habits and a bad attitude. I had blamed others for why I was getting bad grades and why life wasn’t going the way … Read More

Southwestern AdvantageDakota Fish – Southwestern Advantage develops leaders

Whitney Armstrong – service, commitment, and resiliency

I’ve learned there is so much more for college students at Southwestern Advantage than just the money.  It’s about building relationships that truly impact people and families. I have been given the confidence I need to reach my goals. My support systems are amazing because no one believes in me like the people who lead and mentor me – not just … Read More

Southwestern AdvantageWhitney Armstrong – service, commitment, and resiliency

Brandon Kew – Having a Positive Impact on Others

I have worked with Southwestern Advantage since the summer of my freshman year at the University of Northern Iowa. Over the past 4 years I have learned a ton about running a business, making professional presentations, communicating effectively, being a leader, and much more. I have also had the opportunity to be influenced by great role models and have a … Read More

Southwestern AdvantageBrandon Kew – Having a Positive Impact on Others

Kristin Knobloch – A raving review of the Southwestern Internship

Kristin Knobloch – University of Northern Iowa My first summer was 2010.  I signed on to do the “book thing” in the fall of my freshman year at UNI.  My student manager Zach had so much energy and my crazy, spontaneous self became a book girl.  It has easily been one of the best decisions I’ve made!  The experience I’ve gained … Read More

Southwestern AdvantageKristin Knobloch – A raving review of the Southwestern Internship