Wharton Stories: Student Profiles

After working the analytical side of marketing for years, Joy Sun, WG’19, saw the value in building out her broader marketing skills through a Wharton MBA.

Why This Aspiring Marketing Leader Decided to Upskill with an MBA Degree

Raj Ratnakar, WG’05, comes to campus several times a year to mentor current students and talk to prospective applicants about how Wharton impacted his career.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Helped this Alum Transition from Software Entrepreneur to Chief Strategy Officer

Ettore Comi, WG’19, explains how Wharton’s rigorous admissions requirements, residential aspect, and leadership coaching set it apart from other programs.

The 3 Things That Set Wharton Apart for This EMBA Student

The Mino Consultants relied on teamwork and Wharton resources to make a compelling case for attracting and retaining Millennial and Generation Z employees in the oil and gas industry.

A First-Year Wharton MBA Team Won ELC’s 2019 National Business Case Competition

What started as a carpool for Parniyan Cagatay, Karthik Kalpat, Yash Arekapudi, and Nima PourNejatian (WG’19) quickly turned into a study group, support group, and even an informal family.

From Carpools to Nights Out: How 4 Students Bonded in Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives

Natalia Villarman, WG’20, discusses her transition from working as an elementary school teacher to a career in talent strategy.

Why This Former Elementary School Teacher is Now Pursuing a Career in Talent Strategy

Vibhav Jagwani, W’20, E’20, shares his summer internship experience at a startup and how the M&T curriculum helped him prepare.

What This Undergrad Learned About Mortgage Tech While Interning for a Blockchain Startup

Julian Gomez Faustino, WG’20, came to Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives for its undiluted MBA and global focus.

Why This Chief Risk Officer Says Wharton Is Worth the Commute from Mexico City

From the importance of teamwork to better communication, Aaron Jacob, WG’19, values the “soft skills” he will take away after graduation.

4 Leadership Lessons from My First Year in Wharton’s EMBA Program

Erin Lomboy, W’21, shares takeaways from the Wharton Industry Exploration Program to Los Angeles on how students can make the most of their resources and look beyond traditional career paths.

3 Lessons This Undergrad Learned from Arts and Entertainment Leaders in Los Angeles