Wharton FinTech

By Daniel McAuley and Steve Weiner Daniel McAuley and Steve Weiner are first-year MBA students at The Wharton School and Co-Founders of Wharton FinTech. Prior to Wharton, Daniel was a Financial Engineer and Director at Verus Analytics, and Steve spent six years in the US Navy’s Submarine Force and workedRead More

Internship Search: Changing Your Mind

When I came to Wharton, I had one mission: Get a marketing internship at a top Beauty company. I wrote about it in my admission essays. I networked with 2nd years that had just returned from the type of firms I wanted to join. I analyzed print ad after printRead More

Time to Get Ourselves a Job

Congrats to everyone who was accepted first-round to Wharton! You are going to love it here! As you all start making plans to quit your jobs, prepare for school, and plan summer vacations with your free time, all of us here at Wharton are looking to do the exact opposite.Read More

Social Impact Recruiting

Recruiting is generally divided into two buckets: mature (companies come to campus and have a clear recruiting timetable) and enterprise (do-it-yourself). Social impact definitely falls into the latter category and at first, it can seem daunting because: Companies do not come to campus – you have to find them ThereRead More

Work hard, play hard

Wharton is such a “work hard, play hard” culture…or maybe I should say a “play hard, work hard” culture… This past Thursday was Halloween and of course Wharton threw a huge costume party at one of the Philly night clubs.  I went as a purple crayon with a group ofRead More

The Recruiting Season Begins

I feel like I just quit my job but the search for a new one is already under way.  Everyone told me that the recruiting season would come up fast, but I guess I didn’t really believe them.  In this post, I want to give you a more detailed lookRead More

The Spirit that is Wharton

You will read a lot about the events, ventures, treks, and courses that make Wharton a truly amazing place to be. I will devote this post to what I feel is Wharton’s biggest asset – the students. All through pre-term, I continued to be amazed at the different perspectives, theRead More

My Summer at Venmo

I almost decided to not return to Wharton for my 2nd year. I made all of the appropriate phone calls, found out how to cancel my loans, and even scoped out apartments in NYC. Why? Not because I don’t love Wharton, but because I loved my summer internship at Venmo! IRead More

1st Year

1st year done. I can’t believe it. It moves faster than you expect, I find myself frantically planning out my last couple weeks, grabbing coffees every day with as many of my classmates as I can. This summer I’ll be at Facebook in NYC, working as a “Creative Social MediaRead More

Recruiting Madness

Formal recruiting is finally over! All of the horror stories that you have heard are true. You will start your day with an 8 AM coffee chat with McBain, go to class, go to a lunch coffee chat with Pomegranate, have back to back calls for 3 hours, head toRead More