Wharton Stories: Philadelphia

Nicolle Lee, Vicky Plestis, and Kayla Weismuller (WG’22) share the Wharton resources that furthered their passion for real estate, social impact, and diversity & inclusion.

Paving the Way for More Women in Real Estate

“If we want to create a world that’s a better place, we need people who can bring that sense of social justice and combine it with some practical Wharton toolkits so that they can be more impactful.”

From Peace Corps to Wharton

In lieu of its in-country immersion program, which was canceled because of the pandemic, the Lauder Institute incorporated community engagement projects that connected students with communities in Philadelphia and beyond.

Lauder Students Put Language Skills Into Practice

Five MBA students talk about their Pre-Term experience, exploring Philly, and what they’re looking forward to this fall.

Wharton Welcomes the MBA Class of 2023

Aman Goyal, associate director of undergraduate student life, writes about creating a more inclusive work environment through the Wharton Intergroup Dialogue & Inclusion Team (WIDIT).

Leading Conversations on Diversity & Inclusion with Wharton Staff

With a historic balance of women in the MBA Class of 2023, Wharton examines its path to this milestone and efforts to build on progress made in the classroom and the workforce.

The Future Can Be Female

“How do we make sure that every graduate who leaves Wharton takes on that inclusivity as a core value with them as they move into the boardrooms of companies all across the country?”

Getting to Know Prism Fellow & Reality TV Star Dillon Patel

“I was able to talk to so many people by the time I got to the actual sitting down and interviewing I felt incredibly prepared.”

How I Navigated Virtual Recruiting and Secured My Summer Internship

“We read hundreds of applications from brilliant, innovative, and visionary young minds. And I couldn’t help but feel inspired and motivated to help cultivate such an amazing, diverse, and influential group of individuals.”

What to Know About the Moelis Advance Access Program Before You Apply

If you’re a first-year MBA student at Wharton and you’re launching or leading a social venture, learn how the Jacobs Impact Entrepreneur Prize can help power your startup.

Two Crucial Things Student Social Entrepreneurs Need — and How to Get Them