Wharton Stories: Work/Life Balance

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

While classroom and applied learning are key parts of Wharton’s EMBA program, Laura Rivera, WG’18, found the network to be just as valuable.

Six Ways This Pharmaceutical Executive Built Connections in Wharton’s EMBA Program

When San Francisco student Chad Liu helped welcome the East Coast EMBA class to the West Coast campus for Marketing Week, he strengthened his connections to the second network of classmates he interacts with as part of Wharton’s bicoastal program.

How This Student is Using Wharton’s Bicoastal EMBA Program to Expand His Network

Tech manager and recent alumna Madhuri Alahari, WG’18, shares advice on surviving and thriving during the two-year program.

New Grad on How to Have a Successful Experience in Wharton’s EMBA Program

Christian Butts, W’18, explains how he balanced his interests inside and outside the classroom with a variety of work experiences and research opportunities at Penn.

Do What You Enjoy: Recent Wharton Graduate Shares What Kept Him Grounded

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