Wharton Stories: Student Profiles

“One of the reasons I love Wharton is because the School truly places value on experiences, and where education lies in those experiences.” – Ryan Torres, W’25

How Determination, Critical Thinking Helped This Wharton Undergrad Cycle the World’s Highest Volcano

Handpicked by Google to lead their Developer Student Club at Penn, Sapphira Ching, W’24, also founded Penn’s first ESG innovation-driven club.

A Wharton Undergrad Pursues Passions for ESG and Innovation

Senior Grace Hao has taken full advantage of exploring Philly and Penn’s campus and encourages others to do the same.

En Garde! Penn’s Fencing Captain Shares Her Favorite Things About Wharton and Philly

Emily Grossarth, C’24, W’24, may be a beach girl but she’s no beach bum. She founded the Penn Surf Club and runs a surf school for young girls in her Jersey hometown.

‘Surf Club Girl’ Is Riding the Waves at Penn

An interest in consumer retail led Kaylee Tao, W’22, to opportunities and mentorships on campus and off.

This Wharton Senior Has Learned as Much Outside the Classroom as Within

Sarah Stuecheli, W’22, is the face of Wharton in more ways than one. The senior is a Wharton Ambassador, a Disney character, and a skier on Penn’s Ski and Snowboard Team.

From Gulf Coast to Ice Coast: It’s Looking Up for This Downhill Skier

James Flynn (W’22), Saksham Choudhary (W’23), and Nick Spizzirri (W’24) are part of a history-making men’s squash team at Penn.

Squashing the Competition

Coming from the Arizona desert and far from loved ones and all things familiar, Jake Rodin, W’23, didn’t know what to expect when he arrived at Penn. His Wharton cohort gave him a community, and he‘s paying that forward.

From Cow Penning to Penn: How This Undergraduate Found His Community

While the plan may have changed for Zöe Patterson, W’23, this first-generation, low-income student is staying true to her identity through her campus activities.

Undergrad Says Arrivederci to Direct Paths and Buongiorno to Blazing Her Own

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

An International Student’s Perspective on Wharton and Penn