Wharton Stories: Majors and Concentrations

Christian Butts, W’18, explains how he balanced his interests inside and outside the classroom with a variety of work experiences and research opportunities at Penn.

Do What You Enjoy: Recent Wharton Graduate Shares What Kept Him Grounded

“When I came to college, I knew that I was incredibly lucky to have the opportunity to study here, and I always felt the responsibility to give back to others.”

Social Impact, Swimming, and Business: How This Wharton Senior Juggles Her Eclectic Passions

CEO of the wildly popular indoor cycling studio SoulCycle came to campus to talk specialty retail with Wharton undergrads and MBAs.

SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan Shares 5 Tips for Success in Specialty Retail with Wharton Marketing Class

M&T student Red Dimaano, W’18, E’18, on why he loves data science and how Prof. Pete Fader started him on a path into academic research.

How Data Science Led This Undergrad to Business Analytics

Helping to build Uber’s Middle Eastern office from the ground up gave Carl Madi, WG’17, a firsthand look at how a successful startup takes off. Wharton’s MBA Program allowed him to understand the business decisions behind it.

How Business School Allowed This MBA to See His Startup Experience Through a New Lens

“One of the big things is just recognizing when it’s an ethical issue, not just a business issue. I want to give (my students) the ability to recognize the ethical issues and have a framework for analyzing them.”

From Tom Brady to Philly’s Soda Tax: Prof. Diana Robertson Brings Real-World Business Ethics into the Classroom

“I think as an entrepreneur, in the tech field specifically, there is a necessity of knowing the current regulatory landscape. That is a piece of the innovation puzzle that no aspiring tech entrepreneur can afford to ignore.”

Combining Tech and Public Policy to Promote Social Welfare

“Even when you finish a degree, learning doesn’t stop. If you’re involved in the policy sphere or finance, you need to learn quickly and absorb a lot of information and synthesize things.”

How This MBA Student’s Passion for Policy, Finance, and Football Are All Related

“Each campus has a lot to offer – and being exposed to both environments is yet another reason to take advantage of this amazing bicoastal EMBA program.”

How a Chicago Student Uses Both Campuses of Wharton’s Bicoastal EMBA Program

Getting a PhD wasn’t part of Tanya’s long-term plan when she started as an undergrad at Wharton. She initially aspired to work as a data scientist or analyst but soon fell in love with data in a whole different way through a research assistantship.

How This Doctoral Student Began Her PhD Journey as a Wharton Undergrad