Wharton Stories: Philadelphia

“A college atmosphere brings with it lots of opportunities. You have opportunities to address a dense cluster of people that you can experiment with and try selling products and services to in a very tight geographic area.”

Q&A with Investor Phil Nadel: How College Students Can Seize the Entrepreneurial Spirit on Campus

How this EMBA Alumna Transitioned from the Corporate World to Venture Capital

When the Barnes Foundation had questions about its attendance data, a team of Penn students answered through the Wharton Analytics Accelerator Challenge.

How a Penn/Wharton Student Team Is Helping the Barnes Foundation Reach Bigger Audiences

Melissa Matalon, W’19, is making connections between her diverse concentrations and the real world, integrating lessons from consumer psychology to statistics.

How Combining Two Passions Landed this Senior a Job at Facebook

Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett and Undergraduate Vice Dean Lori Rosenkopf discuss how easing sophomore recruitment stress had to be a collaborative effort.

Slowing the Rising Tide of Early Internship Recruiting at Wharton

The 2018 Wharton Sports Business Summit featured the growing business of e-sports, with President of Philadelphia Fusion Tucker Roberts, W’13, stating that there is “no ceiling on how big it can get.”

The Rise and Future of E-sports: 3 Insights from President of Philadelphia Fusion Tucker Roberts

From Leadership Ventures to a weekly radio show, Prof. Michael Useem wants to help everyone improve their leadership skills.

What Wharton EMBA Students Learn about Leadership on the Historic Gettysburg Battlefield

Wharton helps students accelerate their careers whether they are staying in the military, planning a future transition, or working in the private sector.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Adds Value for Military Students

While there are many student consulting groups and various feminist organizations on Penn’s campus, Becca Bean, C’21, W’21, and Sarina Divan, W’21, saw a gap in the intersection between the two and started a club to fill it.

Wharton Sophomores’ New Gender Balance Consulting Club Is the First of Its Kind

Integrating business knowledge with a liberal arts mindset is helping Dan Ping He, WG’19, towards her goal of enhancing community development through real estate.

This Real Estate MBA Wants to Create Better Affordable Housing