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The Wharthog Redemption – Wharton Learns the True Meaning of Rugby

The Wharthog Redemption – Wharton Learns the True Meaning of Rugby

By Eoghan Sheehy (WG’16, participant), Ben Peskoe (WG’16 participant), Ben Vinograd (JD/MBA‘18, Rugby President)   To the surprise of none, 50+ members of Wharton Men’s Rugby team found themselves in prison during a spring break trip to Argentina. Only 5 hours after arriving in the country, we were inside the walls of Unidad Penitenciaria N°

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The Definitive Guide to GSR Etiquette

GSRs, or Group Study Rooms, are an essential aspect of any Wharton MBA’s life in Huntsman. You were introduced to these gleaming, four-walled cubicles in your first tour of UPenn as a prospective MBA applicant and were so impressed that you decided to apply. In pre-term, when you met your learning team for the first

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Global Consulting Practicum (GCP): Much More than ‘A Lot of Work”

During Preterm’s slew of program introductions, one opportunity in particular stood out—the Global Consulting Practicum (GCP). In an attempt to learn more, I asked second years about GCPs, and their advice generally boiled down to “I heard it’s a lot of work.” Yet I found that GCPs are much more than “a lot of work”.

Wharton Middle East GIP – An incredibly valuable experience that should be more accessible to every Wharton student, regardless of economic means.

The Elephant in the Room: The Costs of Wharton’s Financial Exclusivity

Growing up in an immigrant community and single-parent household, finances were always a topic of conversation. At Wharton, it’s on my mind but rarely discussed. As new immigrants, my mom and I lived in a one-bedroom apartment—and sublet that bedroom to a graduate student—living for years in a cramped living room. Every grocery run and

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The Best Viral Valentine’s Day Posts

Valentine’s Day. The most anticipated—or, depending on where you stand, hated—day of the year. But instead of sending candygrams or chocolates, this year your Wharton classmates decide to inundate your Facebook feed with would-be viral, Valentines’s Day posts. While we prefer love notes to listicles, The Wharton Journal is doing its part and spreading the love

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FRP Archetypes

The dust is settling. Wharton’s official “Focused Recruiting Period” has ended. Whether recruiting for consulting, finance, technology, CP&G, or none of the above, we were all focused on a mission. Some walked away with multiple offers; others with that ever-important, one offer. Some may be still waiting, and others are in regrouping mode as they

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The Best Super Bowl Ads

With prices averaging $5 million for 30-seconds, plenty of national advertisers ponied up for the chance to connect with an audience that brings an otherwise elusive motivation to “engage” with commercials and brands. Given the stakes, most of the ads are the showpiece of much bigger, integrated campaigns. To win the Super Bowl, brands will

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Q&A with the Winners of the Penn Design Challenge

What is the premise of the Penn Design Challenge and what was this year’s challenge? The Penn Design Challenge is a competition that brings together students across Wharton, Penn Design and Penn Engineering to apply design thinking toward real world problems. The Wharton Innovation & Design Club (ID) partnered with American Express and innovation accelerator

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