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Team “H” Highline Second Project Reflection

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little Extra.” – Jimmy Johnson. Many Accelerator students found this quote to be true, as we wrapped our second week here at Accelerator. This week we launched our third project and students presented solutions to a large panel of Wrigley executives. However, the presentation process was slightly different for this […]

Team “G” Ground Up Solutions Second Project Reflection:

Below is Team Ground Up Solutions Wrigley reflection: Name: Katherine University: Vanderbilt University Graduation Year: 2017 Major(s): Economics, Psychology Now that you have two project under your belt, in what ways have you gotten better at the “Accelerator process?” I have grown accustomed to the flow of the process. Our team has become much more efficient at completing each step needed to […]

Team “F” Fired Up Second Project Reflection

Below is Team Fired Up’s Wrigley reflection: Name: Jack University: Vanderbilt University Graduation Year: 2017 Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Corporate Strategy and Financial Economics Now that you have two project under your belt, in what ways have you gotten better at the “Accelerator process?” Now that we have completed two projects I have a much better feel for the data analysis aspect. By going […]

“D” Dream Team Second Project Reflection

Below is Dream Team’s Wrigley reflection: Name: David University: Vanderbilt University Graduation Year: 2017 Major(s): Economics Now that you have two project under your belt, in what ways have you gotten better at the “Accelerator process?” In the second project, I think had better knowledge of what the client wanted and what needed to be included in our presentation. I think for me, personally, I have […]

Team “C” Cash Cow Consulting Second Project Reflection

Below is Team Cash Cow Consulting Wrigley reflection: Name: Sara University: Vanderbilt University Graduation Year: 2017 Major(s): Economics Now that you have two project under your belt, in what ways have you gotten better at the “Accelerator process?” My team and I have a better grip on how to go about the beginning stages of these consulting projects. We better understand the importance of […]

Team “B” Bottom Line Solutions Second Project Reflection

Below is Team Bottom Line Solutions Wrigley reflection: Name: Kathleen University: Vanderbilt University Graduation Year: 2018 Major(s): Human & Organizational Development Now that you have two project under your belt, in what ways have you gotten better at the “Accelerator process?” Overall, I’ve learned that even the most creative ideas can come to life and succeed if you are able to prove their […]

Team “A” Averbuch Associates Second Project Reflection

Below is Team Averbuch Associates Wrigley reflection: Name: Trevor University: Vanderbilt University Graduation Year: 2017 Major(s): Mechanical Engineering Now that you have two project under your belt, in what ways have you gotten better at the “Accelerator process?” I feel much more confident and comfortable with the process we use to solve business problems. I know the team feels the same way, and […]

Team “Highline” First Project Reflection

It’s hard to believe, but we have officially wrapped up our first week here at Accelerator! Students have already presented their first project to SportGEO, a social media startup where athletes are able to easily connect to one another. With time moving at an accelerated pace, pardon the pun, we took some time to ask students to reflect on experience thus far. […]

Team “Ground Up Solutions” First Project Reflection

Team “G” Ground Up Solutions: Name: Jordan University: Vanderbilt University Graduation Year: 2017 Major: Communication Studies What was the best moment with your team during the SportGEO project? The best moment with my team during the SportGEO project came during the presentation. I felt so lucky to be able to shore the hard work that our entire team contributed to […]

Team “Fired Up” First Project Reflection

Team “F,” Fired Up: Name: Samantha University: Vanderbilt University Graduation Year: 2017 Major: Economics What was the best moment with your team during the SportGEO project? Our team’s best moment during the SportGEO project was when we came up with our slogan. It started as Globalize the Player, Globalize the Sport and the team sat for 5 minutes blurting out different […]