Category: Student Life

Wharton and Penn: Limitless

Steven Peisach

Incredible professors, a practical curriculum, state-of-the art facilities. What more could you ask for? Why would anyone ever take a class outside of Huntsman Hall? Seems like a silly question, doesn’t it? Well, as a senior looking back on my … Continue reading 

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The Major Benefit and Minor Process of Getting a Minor

David Moore

If there is one defining characteristic of students here at Wharton, it is that each student is interested in, and excels at, multiple different pursuits, whether they be academic or otherwise. While at first, being at business school may seem … Continue reading 

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Tuning Out From Campus

Austin Tedesco

It’s easy to get sucked into the hectic campus life. As Wharton students, we are constantly working, attending meetings, spending time with friends, going out to parties, or trying to find a job. Whether it’s the week or the weekend, … Continue reading 

Fall Break: Penn Tech Trek

Nikita Patel

Over Fall Break, I went on the Penn Tech Trek with a group of 20 students to Silicon Valley. I was so excited for this opportunity to visit top startups and venture capital firms from Andreessen Horowitz to Tesla to … Continue reading 

The Cohort System: A Truly Unique Wharton Experience

Jason Kong

Making the transition from high school to college is daunting. As my parents drove with me from Richmond, Virginia to University City, I considered just how different things would be. Having gone to a small magnet public high school with … Continue reading 

Wharton Semester Abroad Leads to Lasting Global Friendships

Jiyu Lin

A Penn undergrad returns home with the realization that nothing can replicate the experience she had as an exchange student in Beijing Exactly one year ago today I was en route to Beijing, about to experience the most formative four … Continue reading 

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Your First Few Days at Wharton

Grayson Sessa

Some of the most exciting days of the year for a Wharton freshman are when everyone arrives on campus in August. It definitely is a whirlwind of activity, but you will certainly leave these first few days with a much … Continue reading 

Meeting New People at Wharton

David Moore

College can be incredibly intimidating for an incoming freshman, especially if home is particularly far away. It’s a scary transition, whether it’s because of the absence of the guiding hand of Mom and Dad, or because it is an entirely … Continue reading 

Top Three People You’ll Meet Your First Semester at Wharton

Alexander Swick

I’ve yet to find a Wharton student who fails to place “my peers” in their list of favorite things. Relations between Wharton students can range from friendship or romance to admiration and mentorship. Is it because we’re all so motivated … Continue reading 

My First Case Competition: Consulting for Usher

Kimberly Yao

I made excuses. I was always too busy studying for a midterm that I knew I was going to procrastinate for, too busy with a horseback riding lesson that I scheduled at that exact time on purpose, or just too … Continue reading 

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