Wharton Stories: Work/Life Balance

From academic courses to extracurricular involvements and internships, Michelle Jaffee, W’19, ensured social impact shaped her time at Penn. She offers tips for students looking for impactful opportunities.

How I Found My Social Impact Path at Penn — and How You Can Find Yours

Jaime Miranda, WG’19, relied on a structured approach to studying for the GMAT and working with a math tutor to achieve her goals.

How this Hotel Executive Prepared for the Quant Aspects of Wharton’s EMBA Program

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

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

Dr. Jared Tadje, WG’20, shares time management strategies that are helping him explore new opportunities in healthcare and gain different perspectives.

How this Orthopedic Surgeon and Father of Seven Balances School, Work, and Family

Despite juggling a full-time job at Vanguard with a toddler and newborn at home, Liz Tammaro, WG’18, describes Wharton’s EMBA program as “worthwhile and doable.”

7 Ways this Mother of Two Found Balance in Wharton’s EMBA Program

How Robert Chen, WG’19, is applying Wharton’s Total Leadership Course to become a better leader in all areas of his life.

Five Ways to Better Lead Every Aspect of Your Life

Former Navy Officer Eric Roe, WG’20, says the key to his success was “careful time management and an efficient training plan.”

Balancing Work at Microsoft, Wharton’s EMBA Program, and the Norseman Extreme Triathlon

Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett and Undergraduate Vice Dean Lori Rosenkopf discuss how easing sophomore recruitment stress had to be a collaborative effort.

Slowing the Rising Tide of Early Internship Recruiting at Wharton

It takes a village and a variety of skills to succeed in the doctoral world. Here are a few of the many resources Wharton Doctoral Programs offers to help.

7 Resources to Help PhD Students Succeed on Their Doctoral Journey