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Veterans & Military
“I knew that I could use my skills and talents to help others in the neurodiverse community. After reflecting on the most effective ways to drive change, I realized that business school would be the best place to grow as a social impact leader.” – Edwin C. Portugal, WG’25
Navigating Autism, Importance of Service, and Pursuit of a Wharton MBA
“Transitioning from the military to business school can be a daunting process. Members of the Wharton Veterans Club made it their priority not just to see me succeed in my Wharton application, but to succeed in transitioning out of the military.” — Bing Bing Xie, WG’24
Meet the Wharton Veterans Club
“A common misconception is that veterans don’t want to talk about their service; but the truth is, most actually love to talk about their experiences in the military. This Veterans Day, I encourage you to ask a veteran to tell you their story. What you’ll learn might just surprise you.” – Captain Ben Crovella
Capt Ben Crovella: Earning a Wharton MBA as a Marine Corps Veteran
“The best part about serving in the military is the people you serve with, and I’ve found this same sense of comradery with my fellow Wharton vets. From day one, we became a very close-knit group.” – Gia DeHart, WG’24
Honoring Veteran Students in the Wharton MBA Program for Executives
“The members of my learning team came into Orientation Week as strangers to one another and left as a family… I left orientation feeling lucky that I get to embark on this journey with the support of my team and the class overall.” -Naquan Ishman, WG’24
An Inside Look at the Wharton MBA Program for Executives’ Orientation Week
“Everyone wants to be successful at work. That’s one thing we all have in common… We spend more than half our waking lives at work, and that warrants a rewarding environment where we feel set up to do the best job possible while being totally psyched to do it.” – Russ Laraway, WG’05.
How to Deliver Better Business Outcomes: A Proven Strategy from Wharton Grad Russ Laraway
Students share their perspectives on what it’s like to be Hispanic in The Wharton MBA Program for Executives.
Four Hispanic Student Perspectives At Wharton: The Journey To An MBA
Wharton helps students accelerate their careers whether they are staying in the military, planning a future transition, or working in the private sector.
How Wharton’s EMBA Program Adds Value for Military Students
An MBA and undergraduate student team analyzed data from FOX Entertainment to help inform data-driven promotion strategies for marketing their TV shows.
Keeping Viewers Glued to Their Seats at the 2021 Analytics Accelerator
Veteran co-founders Chase Hobby, WG’20, and Evan Seale, WG’20, recall how their time in the armed services played a pivotal role in their desire to pursue entrepreneurship at Wharton.
From the Battlefield to the Boardroom
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