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We Will All Be Caregivers

From a very early age, I have been a caregiver. I didn’t realize how influential this role has been to my personality, interests, and decisions until I began working on my current startup, www.Yeva.co — a digital space for users to share caregiving advice through their personal stories. I started Yeva because my journey wasn’t unique, and millions of others

My Journey with Nomgogo

If you ever struggled with having lunch at Huntsman, you probably should have heard about Nomgogo. It’s a social eating startup founded by Chen Feng (WG’18) and a couple of our classmates who had the same struggle before. They started the business on campus at the end of last year, and now you can order

Run Your Race: Welcome Back from The Wharton Journal

“Winners slow down the least.” That’s the insight Y Combinator founder, Paul Graham, shared when comparing startups to sprinting. He noticed that sprinters attain their highest acceleration out of the blocks and spend the rest of the race slowing down, and he compared it to the productivity curve of a company which follows a similar

Stretching at Wharton

I don’t have an elephant’s memory. One of the few poems that I could recite was Robert Frost’s The Road Not Taken: “two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference”. I presume that he was probably talking about some sort of his

Welcome from the Class of 2018 Cluster Presidents

  Getting into Wharton is not the most impressive thing you will ever achieve. However, it is a key step in our lives and an incredible opportunity, so take advantage of it. Empathy and People are the most important subjects: Focus on meeting as many people as possible. The number of life stories intertwined here

5 Lessons I Learned as a PM in Silicon Valley

During the past twelve weeks I was a Product Manager intern at PayPal in San Jose. The summer internship was a bold and important step for me – as an MBA student, I was passionate about working in the exciting tech industry, as well as curious about adjusting myself to the American working culture. All

MBA Career Management: What’s New for 2017-2018

Throughout the year, MBA Career Management collects student feedback on how our office can better serve your needs. Based on student input last year, we are excited to announce several updates for 2017-2018: Career Advising: More appointments: Q1 advising appointments are now 30 minutes in length, which has allowed to increase the total number of

What We Keep Hidden

  There is a part of each of us that we seek to keep hidden from the world. We have learned, over time, to put up our own walls, whether it be outward confidence, cool detachedness, or bright smiles. For these walls allow us to keep at bay what we know from experience can hurt

The Balancing Act – Marriage and MBA

While boarding the flight from Kansas City to Philadelphia to start my MBA, I was anxious as well as excited. For the first time in my life I was going to live all by myself. For 26 years, I had lived with my parents in India and my move to the U.S. came with getting

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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