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This is an MBA Admissions Blog that will cover issues relevant to MBA applicants as they prepare to apply to business schools. It is managed by members of the MBA Admissions Committee...
Aliya Puri WG14
I grew up in New Delhi, India, was a Wharton undergrad (Class of 2008), and am so excited to be back here! I love traveling and am looking forward to some wonderful travel opportunities...
Alex Smorczewski JD/MBA, WG14
Currently a second-year in the three-year JD/MBA program, I am hoping to apply what I learn at Wharton to the practice of law after graduation.
Elena Castañeda WG14
I’m a heat-loving, beach-going Cuban American born and raised Miami, Florida. I studied bioengineering at Harvard. After college, I took my talents to NYC, where as a consultant I discovered...
Esther Sun Jang WG14
I grew up in Queens, NY and spent my college days studying economics at the beautiful Wellesley College until they kicked me out in 2009 (because I graduated). I have a background in...
Jennifer Royer WG13
I hail from Ohio, which means I have experience shoveling snow and despite having spent nearly 10 years on the East Coast, I still occasionally say “pop” to mean soda, if for no other...
John Pettengil WG14
I grew up in Texas but have spent the last 5 years enjoying everything New York City has to offer. I love visiting museums (seriously, I will bore you to tears with sloppy art history...
Julian Bennet WG14
A UK national, I was born in Hong Kong and brought up there, alongside stints in Indonesia, Sharjah (UAE) and South East Asia in general. Clearly a very annoying child, at the age of...
I grew up in Roslyn, New York and attended the University of Michigan. (Go Blue!) I lived in Manhattan and worked in digital advertising before joining Wharton. I love German Shepherds...
Seckin Ozdamar WG14
I was born and raised in Turkey. Chasing my passion to learn more about engineering, I found myself in USA. Eventually, I ended up as a business guy in Silicon Valley.
Tami Zakaria, CFA, WG14
I was born and raised in Bangladesh. I did my undergrad in Finance after which I worked as Vice President at an investment management company for four and a half years before coming...
Amod Jain WG13
Born on the banks of River Yamuna and raised in the bustling political capital of India, I grew up cherishing the real pleasures of life- family, friends and dreams. Destiny then threw...
Charlotte MacAusland WG13
Born and raised in Massachusetts but excited to be back in Philly after several years exploring other corners of the world. Looking forward to two full years of learning from Wharton...
Danni Wang WG13
Hi everyone, this is Danni. I grew up in Shenyang, a northeastern city in China. When I came to Yale for college in 2002, I found it convenient to tell people that my hometown is approximately...
Eduardo Mestre WG13
Though half Cuban and half Northern Irish by blood, Eduardo Mestre is a New Yorker born and raised. His penchant for travel and adventure found him teaching at an international school...
Janine Mandel WG13
I’m originally from just outside of Boston, and so far I’ve managed to maintain my Boston sports allegiances through moves to two competing cities (go Bruins!). After terrifying my...
Lindsay Miller WG13
Left-handed Scorpio from Los Angeles with a background in entertainment marketing and people watching. Voracious reader, lethal Rock Band drummer, and big sister to two brunettes (one...
Seun Oyegunle WG13
"Bawo ni?” is how we say “what’s up?” in my native dialect –Yoruba. I have lived in Nigeria all my life so you can imagine how exciting it is for me to now be over 5,000 miles away...
Toby Clarence-Smith WG13
Its always a bit tricky for me to tell people where I come from when they ask me. I usually go with Italy, but most of the time end up having to justify my double-barrel British surname...
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