Class of 2025

Hometown: Royal Oak, Michigan

Hi everyone! I am thrilled to see that you are interested in attending the Ross School of Business. My name is Tayla and I am a junior concentrating in Strategy and minoring in User Experience Design. I am from Royal Oak, Michigan, about 15 minutes north of Detroit. In my free time, I love photography, kayaking, and spending time with my dog Maya! One of my greatest passions would be bringing out the strengths and creativity of others, which has led me to value working in team settings, and developing my leadership skills. This passion led me to choose Ross to continue my education, and has only developed further throughout my time here thus far. What made me choose Michigan was the commitment the entire university has to collaboration, peer mentorship and community. That, mixed with the work-life balance I have found to be unparalleled to other schools, led me to choosing Ann Arbor as the place to call home for these four years! 

The community that I have been able to form here, from the different clubs I have joined to the Ross Summer Connection program that was my introduction to the school, has provided me with an opportunity to challenge my knowledge, grow my public speaking skills, and learn from diverse perspectives — experiences that are irreplaceable. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out, I would be more than happy to share my experiences and what I know to help you decide if Michigan, and Ross, is the place for you! As always, Go Blue!

Where is your favorite place to eat in Ann Arbor? My favorite place in AA to eat would be Cafe Zola! 

Current Campus Involvement: Delta Sigma Pi Professional Fraternity (Senior VP, VP of Marketing), APEX Consulting Club (Business Analyst Lead), Michigan Real Estate Club, Girls Who VC, Michigan Business Women (Apparel Committee Chair), Center for Campus Involvement Advisory Board Member, Outreach Ambassador, Ross Summer Connection, Delight Ministries 

Past Involvement: Ross BBA Council, Girls for Business Peer Mentor