Wharton Stories: Students

Medical student Medha Sharma joined the Fund for Health to support Penn’s investment in the social determinants of health. She shares her methodology for finding and investing in companies that make a difference.

How I Found That Deal: Impact Investing in the Social Determinants of Health

Sophomore Pablo Marin is maintaining his Mexican roots while exploring all of Penn.

An International Student’s Perspective on Wharton and Penn

Business is not a common major for pre-law students, but Nick Hamilton, W’23, picked Wharton to prepare him for law school.

This Philly Native Chose Business School and a BS in Economics to Pursue Pre-Law

A team of students in the Analytics Accelerator were tasked with helping Zillow find new business opportunities in “dreamers,” or site visitors who window shop without ever clicking through to buy or rent.

Finding Business Opportunities in Zillow’s “Dreamers”

Looking at Jason Fan’s accolades — student-athlete, future real estate analyst — you wouldn’t know those weren’t predetermined paths.

Through Trial and Error, This Wharton Undergraduate Found His Own Path

In Wharton Social Impact’s Dollars and Change podcast, Vice Dean Katherine Klein talks with leaders and researchers about the power of business and finance to drive positive societal and environmental change.

2021 Year in Review: Dollars and Change Podcast

Ben Kreuzer, W’22, was looking for a course to fulfill a cross-cultural perspective requirement, but the music class ended up sparking a passion for jazz, a love for discovering new music, and a habit of buying record albums at estate sales.

From an Elective to a Newfound Appreciation

Sharon Luo, W’23, is not entirely sure what she wants to do, but she hopes to pursue a career that allows her to combine her interests in finance, media, and technology.

An Undergrad Shares Her Favorite Things About Penn and Wharton

Stacy Shimanuki, C’24, W’24, writes about her summer working on a Wharton Social Impact Research Experience project on the financial inclusion of migrant workers in Singapore.

Spending a Summer in Singapore To Conduct Social Impact Research

Wharton’s affinity group leaders collaborated to host an intersectional student panel, the first of its kind for Wharton undergraduates.

Connecting Student Communities Across Wharton