A native of The Bahamas, Tamare Sweeting began studying at the University of Toledo in 2012. She majored in cosmetic science and formulation design while minoring in chemistry and business administration. She graduated in spring 2015 Magna Cum Laude, and was recognized as class salutatorian. As an undergraduate student, Sweeting interned for ACT Solutions Corp., where she was assigned various projects. Her main project was conducting research on formulating a moisturizer for women of color.