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
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