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Not Rich Yet: Clyde Kelly(WG ‘18), Album Review

Not Rich Yet: Clyde Kelly(WG ‘18), Album Review

I met Clyde Kelly on the first day of pre-term, Wharton’s 3-week long orientation. He wore sneakers, tan shorts, and a white tee-shirt.  He was dressed for a beach day while the rest of his classmates were dressed like future corporate tycoons in their navy suits and mocha designer shoes. Just like my first impression

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Home

This is the first definition of “home” in Oxford dictionary: “the place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family or household”. Although, there were about 20-30 definitions with Home in different forms, as a verb, as an adjective, even as an adverb! So, if someone were to ask me where my

Building an Ally Culture at Wharton

Several weeks ago on a Wednesday at noon, I put on a black sweater and headed out to Koo Plaza to join a crowd of several hundred students who were gathered to protest the tragic reoccurrence of police killings of black citizens. Spontaneously organized the night before by the Wharton African-American MBA Association (AAMBAA) and

Recruitinomics: Get Rich While Getting a Job

Recruiting season has kicked into gear for 1Ys. To the uninitiated, this might elicit feelings of anxiety, TBD. But, to the shrewd investor, recruiting should be synonymous with one thing – money. Wharton’s annual 850-person scramble for 30 jobs from 3 consulting firms radically shifts students’ purchasing habits over a 6-month period. While others are

The “Model Minority” Speaks Out: An Open Letter from the Asian and Asian American Community

Dear Wharton, We were disappointed to hear that Peter Linneman, Emeritus Professor of Real Estate at Wharton, recently made discriminatory remarks about Chinese men at a public real estate conference in New York (see WSJ article). At Wharton, we understand that discrimination against any member of our community is an affront to all members of

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