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Class Gift 2017 – Pay It Forward!

Hello WG17! By now, you’ve hopefully seen the posters around campus asking you to donate to the 2017 Class Gift. If, like me, you’ve loved your time here at Wharton, then I would strongly encourage you to donate to The Wharton Fund through this year’s Class Gift.  What is The Wharton Fund? The Wharton Fund

The Women’s March

“A lady should be seen and not heard” is the noise I hear growing up Barricaded in a society where women’s views are secondary. For the ideal virtuous woman assents to what is being expected of her No queries or reservations – just total submission   And so she waits to speak, solely observing Digesting

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Where is home?

Pic: Me and my mom when she was visiting US in 2013. I remember vividly the day I left Iran in 2007. I remember the mixed emotions that struck me when the plane took off — the excitement of beginning a new graduate program, and the uncertainty of not knowing what awaited me 6,200 miles

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Using Tech To Cure Disease: Interview With Medidata President, Glen de Vries

Glen de Vries is the co-founder and president of Medidata, which provides cloud solutions and data analytics for life sciences organizations conducting clinical research. Medidata is approaching a $3B market cap, and its platform, the Medidata Clinical Cloud®, is accelerating hope for patients by powering innovation for over 800 life sciences organizations, including 17 of

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Antartica Diaries

Susan Kim, WG’17 Favorite Memory: After collecting water, another member from my team and I began walking back to camp. She wanted to get back quickly and unfortunately didn’t see a territorial sea lion with her pup standing right in front of her. I was wondering what she was doing and I realized too late

15 awkward moments of FRP

  1. You put the wrong company name in your cover letter 2. You have no interview during the whole FRP 3.  You had 4 back-to-back interviews in one day 4. You said something stupid in the interview 5. You tried to be confident in the interview but actually you were like… 6. You spent

Never laugh at a gunnery sergeant

I didn’t know whether I had my hands at all. Sarabmeet was claiming that he was brain-dead. And I was wondering how could have this all started with a sweet-smiling marine corps officer saying “I am the good one”! These were certainly the most intense 24 hours I’ve had in my life. We already had

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Tree, Short for One Tree Hill

Let me paint you a picture of what I thought my life would be like here in Philly. I go to work, I go to the gym, I sit in the steam room and then I take a shower, and then I get home, where I am greeted by my husband standing in his white

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The PolarNews Story — Putting MBA Resources to a Mission

Have you heard about PolarNews?  It is a daily news reader that pairs two articles with polarized perspectives on topics to let readers see two sides to every issue.  After two months, we just reached a milestone of 3,000 messages delivered with over 50% engagement.  And there is more good news: three Wharton MBAs are

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