Meet Precious Rogers

Student Profile

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What is your Major and Concentration?

Accounting with a concentration in Financial Analysis

Where is your hometown and what other  countries/states/cities have you lived in?

My hometown is Chicago, IL and I have lived in Havelock, NC and Raleigh, NC.

What made you choose NC State? 

The location of the school was perfect because it’s near my mom. I also loved my college tour during multicultural day!

What was your major before applying to CODA to Poole?

Psychology

What drew you to the Poole College of Management and a career in accounting?

I love the structure of accounting, the internship opportunities, and I’m good at it! 

What were you most looking forward to when you joined Poole College?

I was looking forward to being a part of National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) as well as learning how to be a professional. 

What advice would you give a student looking to CODA to Poole College?

Do your research first and look at the requirements. Try getting involved in clubs before the switch so you have people to help get you acclimated to your new major! 

Have you had professional or internship experiences while being a student in Poole College?

  • Verizon – Finance Leadership Development Program Intern (June 2018 – August 2018)
  • GoTriangle – Accounting Intern (November 2018 – Present)
  • Ernst & Young – Launch Intern (June 2019 – August 2019), Risk Advisory Intern (Summer 2020)

Are you a member of any professional clubs, committees, or organizations?

National Association of Black Accountants – Secretary (2018-2019), Vice President (Fall 2019)

When you are not at school, what do you enjoy doing for fun? 

I enjoy making music and playing with my new puppy. 

What do you consider your greatest accomplishment outside of your academic career?

Joining and becoming President of my sorority, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.