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How to Make a Move on a Wharton MBA

How to Make a Move on a Wharton MBA

By The Undercover Undergrad   MIDNIGHT – Fetty Wap blares as semi-sober classmates try to take advantage of drink specials that have long since expired, fruitlessly waving five-dollar bills and sipping ‘low-cal’ gin and tonics. On a typical weekday night, MBAs are living the life that their undergraduate counterparts, holed up in GSRs, only dream of.

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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°

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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

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Here’s What You Missed at the Dance Studio 2016

The Wharton Journal looks back at Dance Studio’s Spring Show 2016 through Photography Club’s lenses. On Wednesday, 350+ Wharton Students and partners performed to a sold out Annenberg in an amazing display of costumes, colors and choreographies. Hip Hop with Kathy Hou Contemporary/Ballet with Julianne McGee Bachata/Salsa with Brian Vo & Lali Merino Bollywood Fusion

Africa Cancer Research GCP Team (Ghana)

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”.

Wharton Middle East GIP – An incredibly valuable experience that should be more accessible to every Wharton student, regardless of economic means.

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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FRP Archetypes

The dust is settling. Wharton’s official “Focused Recruiting Period” has ended. Whether recruiting for consulting, finance, technology, CP&G, or none of the above, we were all focused on a mission. Some walked away with multiple offers; others with that ever-important, one offer. Some may be still waiting, and others are in regrouping mode as they

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Q&A with the Winners of the Penn Design Challenge

What is the premise of the Penn Design Challenge and what was this year’s challenge? The Penn Design Challenge is a competition that brings together students across Wharton, Penn Design and Penn Engineering to apply design thinking toward real world problems. The Wharton Innovation & Design Club (ID) partnered with American Express and innovation accelerator

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