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From Fiction to Family on Wharton Stage…

From Fiction to Family on Wharton Stage…

Fish in the dark was a success! I heard some people saying “It was so underrated as compared to other Wharton events but every penny worth it (full paisa-vasool as we say it in Hindi).” More than the audience appreciation which went beyond expectations, the personal treasure that I am taking out of this experience

Love Stories at Wharton – A Pleasant Surprise!

“Long distance relationships are difficult to survive”, I always told myself and the easy way out was to become “friends” with your partner. Well, after arriving at Wharton it was clear that my assumption was wrong. Wharton was a pleasant surprise for me because I witnessed the genuine effort people were putting into their relationships

What Wharton Thinks of Love (#sex) in 2016?

  The Wharton Journal Love (#sex) Survey 2016 was sent to about 1600 Wharton students via email and social media. The survey received 371 responses. Of those who responded to the survey, 52% were Male, 48% were female, and 0% identified as neither of those choices. About 59% of those who filled out the survey were

The Wharthog Redemption – Wharton Learns the True Meaning of Rugby

By Eoghan Sheehy (WG’16, participant), Ben Peskoe (WG’16 participant), Ben Vinograd (JD/MBA‘18, Rugby President)   To the surprise of none, 50+ members of Wharton Men’s Rugby team found themselves in prison during a spring break trip to Argentina. Only 5 hours after arriving in the country, we were inside the walls of Unidad Penitenciaria N°

The Definitive Guide to GSR Etiquette

GSRs, or Group Study Rooms, are an essential aspect of any Wharton MBA’s life in Huntsman. You were introduced to these gleaming, four-walled cubicles in your first tour of UPenn as a prospective MBA applicant and were so impressed that you decided to apply. In pre-term, when you met your learning team for the first

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”.

The Elephant in the Room: The Costs of Wharton’s Financial Exclusivity

Growing up in an immigrant community and single-parent household, finances were always a topic of conversation. At Wharton, it’s on my mind but rarely discussed. As new immigrants, my mom and I lived in a one-bedroom apartment—and sublet that bedroom to a graduate student—living for years in a cramped living room. Every grocery run and

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