Wharton Stories: Students

“The brilliance of [the application] is it’s flexible enough to respond to wherever we are in the spring semester, in terms of the COVID restrictions, without students having to make binding decisions right now.”

With Safety Measures in Place, MBA Students Return to Classrooms

Learn about student programming, events, and other ways to get involved with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative for the Spring 2021 semester.

Students, Get Involved With Social Impact This Semester

Mary Kroening, WG’22, says the keys to preparing for the GMAT are consistency, self-discipline, and knowing what to expect.

How Strategy and Time Management Can Help Improve Your GMAT Score

If you’re a first-year MBA student at Wharton and you’re launching or leading a social venture, learn how the Jacobs Impact Entrepreneur Prize can help power your startup.

Two Crucial Things Student Social Entrepreneurs Need — and How to Get Them

“One of the things I love most about entertainment is when there’s a problem, you can figure it out, make something, or get around it.”

Media & Entertainment Industry Alums Share Creative Solutions to COVID Disruption

David Lawrence, WG’21, Divya Balaji Kamerkar, WG’21, and Alan Wang, WG’21 discuss their social ventures, and how the Jacobs Impact Entrepreneur Prize helped power their startups.

Launching Social Enterprises: How the Jacobs Prize Supported These Wharton MBAs

“If she’s going to be on Zoom every day, she needs lots of outfits and she needs lots of jewelry that’s affordable. So we’ve seen that product shift.”

Rebecca Minkoff: Tailoring to Customers During a Pandemic

“This is work that is ongoing. We continue to both advocate and support our students and educate the broader Penn community about the issues and the nuances of the Latinx community.”

LatinX Student Forum Opens Discussion on COVID, Election Anxiety, and Unprecedented Challenges

Matt Stephenson, WG’11, founded his nonprofit Code2College after many years of working in finance and education. He reflects on the current opportunities and challenges in the STEM field, and how the Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Program impacted his career.

How This Bendheim Awardee Is Championing More Diversity in STEM

Wharton Social Impact Vice Dean Katherine Klein interviews Thilan Tudor — a Penn Med student — about why he joined an impact investing program and what he learned from researching a promising electric vehicle startup.

Integrating Medical School, Impact Investing, and Electric Vehicles