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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.

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°

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

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

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”.

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

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

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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