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10 Unforgettable Memories from the 2016 Wharton Japan Trek

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

Of Dance, Zumba, and Life!

The timing couldn’t be better as we have Dance Studio coming up soon and I am writing this after the practice session for one dance and costume fitting for another. From as long as I can remember dance has been an integral part of my life. Since the age of 6, most Saturday mornings were

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

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

We Need More Time Alone

We need more time alone with our thoughts. This one’s been on my mind for a while. It started with something small – I found myself playing music off of my phone whenever I was bored. I realized I was using music as a way to fill the silence, to dull the restlessness I experienced

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