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One Thing Is Clear: Jane Xuejing Li Should be Student Graduation Speaker

One Thing Is Clear: Jane Xuejing Li Should be Student Graduation Speaker

Have you ever seen 200 bumblebees boo a referee into submission? We have. It was at a Cluster 3 dinner in the beginning of our first year. Amid the typically low-energy 90 second talks, one speaker stood out. Her name was Jane. She spoke with a natural charisma reminiscent of Cicero – if Cicero had

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10 Unforgettable Memories from the 2016 Wharton Japan Trek

Vighnesh Subramanyam (WG 17, participant) – “Unforgettable Moments” Japan is a land of contrasts, where magnificent and ancient monuments stand alongside the latest in cutting-edge technology, and where women in stately kimonos share the streets with trend-setting punks and hipsters.  The Wharton Japan Trek, organized by the Japan Club, allowed more than 100 Wharton students a

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Global Consulting Practicum (GCP): Much More than ‘A Lot of Work”

During Preterm’s slew of program introductions, one opportunity in particular stood out—the Global Consulting Practicum (GCP). In an attempt to learn more, I asked second years about GCPs, and their advice generally boiled down to “I heard it’s a lot of work.” Yet I found that GCPs are much more than “a lot of work”.

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ROE: Why We’re Here

  “I interviewed an exceptional candidate who was openly gay. My colleague responded, ‘He’s not the type of athlete we’re looking for.’” “At my investment bank, colleagues questioned a Sikh candidate’s background. A coworker said, ‘We need to be careful about our image in front of clients.’ He didn’t get an interview.” “I grabbed a

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MBACM Travels to Hong Kong and Beijing – What We Learned

Whether you’re seeking employment in the U.S. or abroad, MBACM is dedicated to supporting every student’s job search. Every year the MBACM team has travelled to a location to expand our knowledge of the global marketplace, as well as collect and distribute key information about industries and companies to students. In the past, we’ve travelled

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5 Lessons Learned From New Zealand Coast To Coast Venture

Expect the unexpected. At Wharton, we are constantly inundating ourselves with information and data to prepare ourselves to make good decisions. However, information sessions, class readings, and Facebook stalking will not prepare you for the curveballs that life throws at you! Take for example, the weather on our Venture: when we ascended the first mountain

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Cube26 CEO on the Opportunities and Challenges of Running a Startup in India

Saurav Kumar is the CEO of Cube26, an India based technology startup building smart services and products. Last week we sat down with the entrepreneur who came to speak at the Wharton Tech Conference about the challenges of running startup in emerging markets and the startup boom in India.   What is cube26 all about?

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Q&A with the Winners of the Penn Design Challenge

What is the premise of the Penn Design Challenge and what was this year’s challenge? The Penn Design Challenge is a competition that brings together students across Wharton, Penn Design and Penn Engineering to apply design thinking toward real world problems. The Wharton Innovation & Design Club (ID) partnered with American Express and innovation accelerator

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