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MBA and Beyond

Had I been asked what I anticipated my MBA experience would be like two years ago, I’d have answered that it is all about finding a new job. Now upon graduation, I know that it was more about taking a step back from my career-oriented life and reflecting myself in various dimensions. I have to

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How to Reflect on Your MBA

Valuation is a popular topic within Huntsman Hall. In just two years, I’ve been exposed to any number of techniques to derive a value for any number of things. But, for all the formal education we have on the subject, valuation is as much an art as it is a science. In many instances it

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It’s a Long Road, So Enjoy the Ride

July 26, 2016 was probably the most horrific day of my life.  At 7:00 am I was at my desk reading new fixed income issuances, acquisition activity, and investor presentations.  Working at a mutual fund on the West Coast meant daily 8:00 am morning meetings to discuss recent market moves.  After our meeting, I sat

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Greenhouse Flower and Diversity

Two years ago, when I started Wharton, I knew I was heading into an adventure. I was both excited and nervous since I had never spent more than four months outside of China. And while I expected to grow academically and professionally, the most important lesson that I’d learn would not be related to either.

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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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

The Funny and Sad Love Story

At 12:30 AM on the dot she collapses onto her bed. It’s been a long day of cooking, preparing for the Thanksgiving feast that is to take place tomorrow. She smells like oats, sugar, and margarine, and her hands are sticky despite having washed them a couple of times. Inhaling deeply, she checks her iPhone.

An Interview with Michelle Hopping

Even in early October, the MBACM office is buzzing away. The lobby/waiting area reminds me of the 21 Bus that arrives at 17th and Walnut at 8:37AM – there isn’t an open seat to be found. Even though 1Y Recruiting hasn’t even begun in earnest, MBACM is already working with 1Ys and 2Ys to prepare

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