Robin Goodman: Oh, no, no, Nooo!

My son, Ben Goodman, asked me to write a letter for him, explaining how I felt and my reactions when he first told me that he would not be coming home for the summer and instead would be selling books – DOOR TO DOOR – in a different part of the country. So, here goes… Ben came home at spring … Read More

Southwestern AdvantageRobin Goodman: Oh, no, no, Nooo!

Kate Marshall – The system works!

Kate Marshall – Utah State Unlike most, it didn’t take much for me to decide to do the Southwestern Advantage program. I think it was within the first 10 minutes of the informational session that I mentally signed up. It never even came to my mind that it might be a scam (it isn’t), or to call it a pyramid scheme (it … Read More

Southwestern AdvantageKate Marshall – The system works!

Robyn Lee – The simple formula

Robyn Lee – UCLA When I sat in my information session on campus, I thought I had Southwestern Advantage figured out. I was a big skeptic of the program at UCLA, but I was a sophomore in school, with summer school and working for my parents’ small businesses being the only things on my resume. It was a wonder that … Read More

Southwestern AdvantageRobyn Lee – The simple formula

Jordan Roberts – The Southwestern family internship

Jordan Roberts – Auburn University My experience selling with Southwestern Advantage started off quite differently from most in that both my mom, my dad, my brother, and my cousin had sold books.  I knew it was not a scam, and that it was an experience in which a person supposedly worked their butt off, but received both monetary and character … Read More

Southwestern AdvantageJordan Roberts – The Southwestern family internship

Garrek Stemo – Skeptic turned Bookman

Garrek Stemo – Michigan State University After receiving a seemingly random phone call from a bubbly personality named Eva I agreed to go to an information session about this company called Southwestern Advantage. There I met a very tall and smiley man with golden curly hair. His name was Aaron. Aaron’s smile was quite big and he was talking about … Read More

Southwestern AdvantageGarrek Stemo – Skeptic turned Bookman

Travis Lopes – Doing my best and letting God take care of the rest

Travis Lopes – Asbury University I was a freshman at Asbury University in the spring of 2005 when my friend Simbarashe Kagoro from Zimbabwe told me about his summer job selling books with Southwestern Advantage. I remember hearing about the travel, the experience, and the money and thinking “hmm well if Simba can do it, and he doesn’t even speak … Read More

Southwestern AdvantageTravis Lopes – Doing my best and letting God take care of the rest