Wharton Stories: Students

“Take some time for some introspection to figure out who you are, what makes you stand out, and your ‘why’. The application process may seem long and daunting, but if you believe in yourself and your ‘story’, it will make the journey worthwhile.” – Veronica Rivera, WG’26

Meet Seven New Members of Incoming MBA Class of 2026

“There are a lot of changes I would like to see and be a part of in sports. The diversity of thought that Wharton provides is crucial for me at this point in my career.” – Hig Roberts, WG’25

How an Executive Navigates Identity and Inclusion in Business

“By fostering a culture of inclusivity and understanding, we can attract more talented prospective students with disabilities to Wharton and have them to believe they can make a meaningful impact in their careers beyond Wharton.” – Sheila Xu, WG’24

How Wharton’s Disability Empowerment and Action League (DEAL) Transforms Campus

“Being at Wharton is actually a great time to start a family. It certainly takes a village – but you have so much support here. Wharton gave me more decision-making power and flexibility in becoming a mother than I would have ever imagined.” — Nancy Yuan, WG’24

How Wharton’s “New Parents Accommodation Policy” Supports Young Families

Since 2001, the Wharton Asia Exchange (WAX) club has served as a pre-professional community for undergraduate students who have an interest in the Asian business landscape.

Wharton Asia Exchange: Bridging Cultures, Building Businesses

Wharton seniors reflect on their participation in Environmental, Social and Governance Initiative programs

A Look at Three Undergraduate ESG Experiences

Chandler McCleskey, W’24, reflects on being a teaching assistant for WH2010, the business communication course for Wharton undergraduates.

Communicating Communication: An Undergrad’s Experience as a TA

“In a classroom setting, it’s concept; but at Venture Lab, it’s execution. Because I know how important receiving that validation was to me as a young founder, it’s so rewarding to offer that back in turn at Venture Lab today.” – Shanel Fields, WG’23

Founders Come Full Circle at Wharton’s Venture Lab

A new Wharton course serves low-income taxpayers and provides students with experiential learning.

From the Classroom to the Community: ABCS Course Helps Philly File Taxes

“As a Wharton grad, I feel prepared for any challenge because I have this community of people standing by me for life.” – Neha Rastogi, WG’24

Finding Lifelong Community in Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives