What Competitive Edge is

Five Star Competitive Edge is a self-paced, professional development plan available exclusively to Phi Theta Kappa members. Use your Phi Theta Kappa username and password to access it online at my.ptk.org by clicking here.The plan consists of activities and instructional videos designed to strengthen your marketable skills – communication, teamwork, critical thinking, goal setting, professional etiquette and more! 

You’ll also build an online portfolio to showcase ALL your experience in ONE place. Then share your portfolio with those writing letters of recommendation for you, scholarship providers, college admissions officials and potential employers. While there are core requirements at each level, you may choose from a variety of electives which personalize your Competitive Edge experience based on your interests and desired areas for improvement.

  • In addition to the benefits listed above, all members can request a personalized Letter of Recommendation for employers, scholarship providers or admissions officials once they have completed all 5 levels. To request the personalized Letter of Recommendation, please email melissa.jordan@ptk.org.