Wharton Stories: Work/Life Balance

“At the end of the day, it doesn’t matter whether you fly six or 16 hours. You will grow with every challenge and figure out how to make it work, so make sure to pursue the best education possible and don’t limit yourself because of geography.”

Why Wharton’s EMBA Program is Worth Commuting to from Asia

Students and alumni share their approaches handling childcare, managing weekends away from home, and getting the most out of Wharton’s EMBA Program.

Five EMBA Parents Share Their Advice, Their Experience in the Program, and Their Child Care Solutions

How do you balance work and life in Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives? Ask management consultant Akshay Mehta, WG’18, who finds time for a new baby, studies, and a heavy travel schedule.

A Management Consultant Gives His Strategies for Balancing Work, Wharton, and a New Baby

After completing his first term in Wharton’s EMBA program, Robert Chen WG’19, shares his tips for balancing work, family, and classes.

A Survival Guide for Your First Term in Wharton’s EMBA Program

Jonathan Macias has found that Wharton’s EMBA program has already helped boost his LA-based real estate company.

5 Reasons Why This Successful Real Estate Entrepreneur Went Back to School

Second-year doctoral student Esther Uduehi, president of the Wharton Society for the Advancement of Women in Business Academia, talks about life as a PhD student.

Building Community and Connection with Women in Business Academia

Stew Friedman explains how he developed his Total Leadership approach and how it evolved into a course at Wharton that EMBA students have said increased their career satisfaction, work performance, and happiness with family life.

The Three Core Principles Behind EMBA’s Total Leadership Elective

Dr. Marie-Laure Romney, WG’18, is balancing Wharton’s challenging EMBA with her roles in emergency medicine and as a mom of three.

How This Doctor Took on Wharton’s Quantitative Curriculum and Grew Her Family at the Same Time

Why Jodie Yorg, WG’19, decided she needed an MBA to advance in her tech industry career, and how she’s making the program work for her family.

Silicon Valley Exec on Why Wharton’s EMBA Program Is Worth It — Especially for Women

Denis Sullivan, WG’14, talks about how Wharton’s EMBA program helped him advance his career and shares his advice for incoming students.

Wharton San Francisco Alum Shares 4 Tips for New EMBA Students