Wharton Stories: Work/Life Balance

Instead of taking time away from his family to study, Shushant Agarwal, WG’18, experimented with blending his family time with study time. The results brought him closer to his family and shed new light on what it means to be a holistic leader.

This EMBA Student Changed His Family Dynamic After Taking Wharton’s Total Leadership Course

Now in its fourth year, the annual Wharton Health Care Management Department Student-Faculty Basketball Tournament has become a cherished tradition for both professors and PhD students at Wharton.

Wharton Health Care Management Faculty and PhD Students Square Off on the Basketball Court

From the first day of school through graduation, students in Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives receive concierge-style support so they can focus on academics.

How Class Directors Support Wharton EMBA Students

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

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

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