Wharton Stories: Clusters and Cohorts

The Cluster experience begins during Pre-Term, continues with Cluster suppers and events, and caps the first year with the Cluster Cup. Spanning the entire year, it incorporates advising, academic achievement, and social responsibility.

How Wharton Clusters Build Connections From Pre-Term and On

The Cluster and Cohort system was designed with the hope that it takes a group of 864 and allows it to feel like a smaller community.

How a Wharton MBA Cluster Is Built

Each Cluster has built a lasting legacy in five short years — complete with mottos, cheers, costumes, and signature events they’ve passed on from class to class.

What Makes Each Wharton Cluster Unique

Think of Convocation as a bookend to Commencement — you walk together as a class for the first time through the doors of Irvine Auditorium and in two years, you’ll process out of the Palestra as Wharton graduates.

The Story Behind Wharton Convocation and 6 Pieces of Advice to Begin Your Academic Journey

“We only have a year left,” says Antonia Singleton, WG’18. “Either you’re going to grow the relationships you’ve made or you’re going to try get to know more people. I want to create a platform for people to do that — bring their own story.”

How Sharing Her Story Helped This Student Grow the Wharton Community and Herself

Bryan Mena-Martinez has learned how to make the most of his time at Penn and Wharton — and after.

How This Wharton Student Is Making the Most of His Time at Penn

“I’m here for the academics … I’m searching for answers.”

A Social Entrepreneur Creates Value Through Personal Connections and Academics

Balancing school work, career search, social events/club activities, and your personal life takes practice, and it’s really helpful to get guidance from those who have already walked that path.

How I Fell in Love with the Wharton Community

Inside Wharton’s MBA Pre-Term (Video)

The Cluster experience begins with the Olympics, continues with Cluster suppers and events, and culminates in the Cluster Cup, which spans the entire year and incorporates academic achievement and social responsibility.

First-Year MBAs Celebrate Fifth Annual Wharton Cluster Olympics