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A Quick Guide to Collegiate DECA Competitive Events
So, you've decided to compete in Collegiate DECA. Now what? What competitive events exist? How do you choose? We'll tackle these questions so that you can become a #NextLevel competitor!
Stress to Success: How to Use "Good Stress" to Succeed in Competition
Stress is often perceived as a negative experience, but the right kind of stress can actually fuel your success in competition and beyond. Read on to learn about "good stress", how to distinguish it from the bad and ways you can harness it to take your competitive edge to the next level!
The 2020-2021 Collegiate DECA Guide is Now Available
The Collegiate DECA Guide provides all the information you need to have a successful year. Explore our learning programs, check out this year’s calendar, learn about virtual challenges and access competitive event guidelines. With so many resources included, you will be ready to lead yourself and your chapter to the next level.
Calming Competition Day Nerves
Already thinking ahead to your next DECA competition? Despite all the preparation in the world, it’s hard not to feel nervous when you step into the exam room or begin solving the case study! Here are some tips to enter your next competition with confidence.
Five Brainstorming Techniques to Produce Your Next Winning Idea
Whether you’re writing a paper, creating a project or preparing for a role-play, generating ideas is often the toughest part. Read below for different techniques you can adapt to come up with your next great idea!
Presentation Anxiety and How to Overcome It
You hear the words “presentation” and immediately your heart starts to race. We’ve all been there right? Most of us need a bit more training on calming those fears when presenting to a room of people. You are not alone in this fear and we are here to help ease the presentation anxiety.
Collegiate DECA Finance Events: Everything You Need to Know
It’s the start of a new semester and for many, this time of year signals the beginning of competition season! If you’ve ever thought of competing in a finance event, read on for some helpful tips and tricks to ensure success!
Four Things You Must Remember While Public Speaking
Did you know that 4 out of 5 people have a fear of public speaking? If you’re one of them, then keep reading because public speaking is such an important part of DECA.