Think for yourself

Think for yourself – Wharton

  • Academic strong points: finance faculty is world class, also strong in marketing; recently more focus on social impact
  • Much more technically oriented than its peers
    • technical expertise and analytical rigour
    • offers deep vertical learnings, e.g. could become a valuation expert in emerging markets [I mentioned emerging markets as an area of interest]
  • Work in groups “like there is no tomorrow”
    • fares high with employers who value teamwork
    • need to work well and thrive in this environment
  • Typical student is collaborative, curious and engaged
  • Catalyse → Create → Connect
  • More commercial with its admissions criteria – want to look at professional history/growth
  • Want students able to bring unique personal qualities and past successes to the programme
  • Potential for growth an important factor
  • Student run school – everyone is asked to contribute

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s