Voice: Olivia Nelson

Learning About Happiness

At the end of my freshman year, I received great advice on how to get involved with research. One of the most common ways is to become a research assistant for a professor whose interests align with your own. I … Continue reading 

Posted in Academics, Research

Aligning Education and Values

At Wharton, we learn the skills necessary to be successful in various industries and to have profitable careers. It seems to be that one of the biggest misconceptions about Wharton students is that making money is all that matters to … Continue reading 

Posted in Academics, Internships/Jobs, Student Life

Ambassadors and Role Models Abound: A Freshman Perspective on Wharton’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

After only one semester, I can already say that one of the things I love the most about Wharton is the incredible entrepreneurial spirit that is promoted by students, the administration, and a number of programs and initiatives. Going into … Continue reading 

Posted in Advising, Internships/Jobs

A Freshman Perspective on the Joseph Wharton Scholars Program

Hi everyone! My name is Olivia, and I am a freshman from Scotch Plains, New Jersey. It’s only been about three months since college began for me, yet I am truly having the time of my life. Penn is such … Continue reading 

Posted in Academics, Research

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