Wharton Stories: Self-Sponsorship

These EMBA grads are using Wharton skills to transform social impact organizations, and the Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund makes it possible.

How a Loan Forgiveness Fund Is Helping These EMBA Grads Sustain Social Impact Careers

Negotiations expert Wharton Prof. Peter Cappelli shares some tips about how to discuss this important topic with your employer.

How to Talk with Your Employer about the Time Commitment You’ll Need for Wharton’s EMBA Program

Swati Patel, WG’18, gives the top financial advice learned by Common Cents, the MBA personal finance organization she founded at Wharton.

What “Common Cents” Can Teach MBAs About Personal Finance

Five EMBA students and alumni share their experience with self-sponsorship in Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives and why it was worth the investment.

Why Self-Sponsoring in Wharton’s EMBA Program Is Worth It

“If you’re a parent considering this program, remember that you are already an expert at balancing work and home. You know how to prioritize. Once school is added onto your plate, you figure it out.”

New Single Mother of Four on Balancing Work, Family, and School

“My main inspiration lies in creating movements. I want to use the power and influence of film to make a meaningful difference, and change the way people think and interact.”

Wharton San Francisco EMBA Student and Producer Promotes Social Activism Through Advertising

I wasn’t nervous about making the decision to self-sponsor; I saw it as an absolutely worthwhile investment in myself.

Former CFO of Louisiana Makes Public/Private Crossover After Self-Sponsorship

How a San Francisco EMBA Student’s Nonprofit Work Is Expanding Access to College Education

It doesn’t get any more direct than that in terms of the Wharton name opening doors.

The Wharton EMBA Had Direct Impact on My Career

“As ridiculous as this may sound, try not to obsess over the cost of the program. It will feel like a lot of money and you’ll wonder in the beginning if it is worth it, but you will have your education and network for life.”

How Self-Sponsorship Worked for Me