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Interview with Brett Hurt WG’99 – Co-founder of Bazaarvoice

With the school year coming to an end, many of us are about to embark on exciting new opportunities and adventures. It was…

Learning How To Be A Successful Entrepreneur: Lessons Learned from The Startup Un-Convention

  How do you become a successful entrepreneur? Though we’re still not totally sure, spending the day at Wharton Startup Un-Convention brought us…

Wharton Business Plan Competition Series – Davis Smith, Founder Baby.com.br

Davis Smith (WG’11) This article is a part of a special series on the Wharton Business Plan Competition (WBPC). Davis Smith started his…

Getting Up Close & Personal With Harry’s CEO, Jeff Raider (WG’10)

Getting Up Close & Personal With Harry’s CEO, Jeff Raider (WG’10)

Speaking to a packed room in Hunstman Hall, Jeff Raider (WG’10) and Jason Semine (WG’10, Law’10) shared their vision for Harry’s, a 10-month-old…

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In addition to its world-class education, Wharton has one of the largest groups of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of any business school. Out4Business, Wharton’s…

I remember, vividly, the morning we got the phone call that Preston, my husband, had been admitted to Wharton. I was proud and excited for him. And I…

First off – congratulations on getting into Wharton! And an even larger congratulations on taking the plunge on on a really scary and exciting journey as a parent!…

It was May and I was on a small island off the coast of Croatia. In one hand, I held the world’s most delicious frozen Limoncello and in…

On the first day of pre-term our cluster was instructed to congregate by pre-MBA industry. Having spent two years in finance after the Marine Corps, I consciously moved…

My significant other lives on the other side of the world, literally.  It takes 24 hours to get to Singapore and the time difference is 12 hour.  Half…

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Vets Club Visits Ground Zero

Vets Club Visits Ground Zero

On September 11, 2001 I was in the middle of a pre-flight briefing in USAF pilot training when the terrorist attacks of that day unfolded. As the nation…

Wharton Global Health Volunteers (WGHV) in St. Lucia: redesigning inventory management processes at St. Jude Hospital

Wharton Global Health Volunteers (WGHV) in St. Lucia: redesigning inventory management processes at St. Jude Hospital

Over Spring Break, Wharton Global Health Volunteers (WGHV) sent a project team to St. Jude Hospital, a 55-bed nonprofit that serves the south of St. Lucia from its…

Adventures in Cape Town – Start and end with a braai

Adventures in Cape Town – Start and end with a braai

Location: Cape Town, a city at the southern tip of Africa, facing the Atlantic Ocean Reason: GMC (kinda) Weather: 65-75 degrees Fahrenheit and sunny all day long  …

Springtime in North Korea

Springtime in North Korea

“U.S. urged to abandon bad habit of picking on others.”  When I read this cover story in the Pyongyang Times on our flight from Beijing to Pyongyang, North…

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Tips For Navigating The Philly Housing Scene

Tips For Navigating The Philly Housing Scene

We know the Program Office has inundated you with housing information already, but what they haven’t…

Pre-gaming, Bubbly Style

Rebuilding Philadelphia … Together, for 25 Years