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Alicia Chon  |  achon@wharton.upenn.edu  |  55 posts



Caroline Miller C’16 on South Africa and Violet Baudelaire

Caroline Miller C’16 on South Africa and Violet Baudelaire

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Name: Caroline Miller Major: Communications, minor in Consumer Psychology Hometown: Washington D.C. Year: 2016 I know you were recently in South Africa. What brought you to that side of the world? I was visiting my boyfriend, who is on an IHP program. He went to India, Cape Town, and he’s now in Brazil. I wanted to […]

Diana Fung W’15 on Traveling and History

Diana Fung W’15 on Traveling and History

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Name: Diana Fung Major: Finance, OPIM and Management Hometown: Hong Kong Year: 2015 What are you involved with on campus? I work as a research assistant for the Management Department in Wharton. As a senior, I’ve stepped down from most of the positions I was involved in over the past three years. Before though, I […]

Grace Jemison C’16 on New Zealand and Being Green

Grace Jemison C’16 on New Zealand and Being Green

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Name: Grace Jemison Hometown: Lancaster, PA Major: Health and Societies, minor in Nutrition and Sociology Year: 2016 You’re in New Zealand now! Why did you pick New Zealand for your study abroad country? I had been planning to go abroad to Italy since high school. I studied Italian for four semesters, but when it came […]

Basketball with the Brothers of Lambda Phi Epsilon

Basketball with the Brothers of Lambda Phi Epsilon

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I recently spoke with four brothers of Lambda Phi Epsilon about the recreational basketball culture that exists at Penn. Pingfan Tang (W’16), Brian Lim (C’16), Eddie Tsao (N’16), and Jason Truong (W’16) –  who meet up at least once a week to play ball at Pottruck – shared their thoughts on athletic apparel, the best […]

Laura Petro C’16 on “The Mindy Project” and Bloomers

Laura Petro C’16 on “The Mindy Project” and Bloomers

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Name: Laura Petro Major: Communications, minor in Hispanic Studies Hometown: Galloway, NJ Year: 2016 What keeps you busy on campus? I’m editorial director of The WALK. Next semester I’ll be the new editor-in-chief! I’m also a cast member of Bloomers, which is an all-female musical comedy group. I also work with Big Brothers Big Sisters. […]

Sam Prieto C’16 on Glasses and Poetry

Sam Prieto C’16 on Glasses and Poetry

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Name: Sam Prieto Hometown: Clearwater, FL Major: Philosophy, minor in Spanish Year: 2016 Tell us about yourself. I’m a director of The Excelano Project, which means that I’m the show runner. I’m in charge of scheduling, creative direction, and more. I’m also in St. Elmo. Can you describe Excelano, for people who might be familiar […]

Lauren Murphy N’16 on Running and Clinicals

Lauren Murphy N’16 on Running and Clinicals

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Name: Lauren Murphy Hometown: Malvern, PA Major: Nursing Year: 2016 Why nursing? Everyone always asks me that! I always knew that I wanted to do something in healthcare. My grandmother and aunt are both nurses, so I have the opportunity to shadow the both of them. I love how nurses combine both healthcare and patient-interaction, […]

Erica Harriton W’17 on Dinner and Whartonites

Erica Harriton W’17 on Dinner and Whartonites

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Name: Erica Harriton Major: Finance and Marketing Hometown: Manhattan, NY Year: 2017 What keeps you busy on campus? I’m a sister of and member of the recruitment team for Kappa Alpha Theta. I’m Layout Editor for The WALK and MARC Chair, which is a marketing and retail conference in January hosted by the MUSE, Wharton’s […]

Duong Nguyen C’15 on Philly and Youtube

Duong Nguyen C’15 on Philly and Youtube

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Name: Duong Nguyen Hometown: Philadelphia, PA Major: Economics, minor in Consumer Psychology Year: 2015 Let’s start by talking about your skincare and makeup routine. I literally just wash my face with water! I don’t wear foundation, but make-up wise, I use a bronzer by Elf.  I always fill my brows in and shape them with […]

Kimberly Lu C’16 on Greece and Lipstick

Kimberly Lu C’16 on Greece and Lipstick

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Name: Kimberly Lu Hometown: Nutley, New Jersey Major: International Relations, minor in Economic Policy and Creative Writing Year: 2016 Why did you choose to study abroad in Greece? I partially chose Greece because it’s related to my major. A lot of what I study deals with developing or falling economies, which makes Greece really relevant. […]

Christina Liu W’16 on Birchbox and France

Christina Liu W’16 on Birchbox and France

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Name: Christina Liu Hometown: Nanjing, China Major: OPIM, minoring in French Year: 2016 Right now, you’re studying abroad in Lyon, but when you’re on campus at Penn, what clubs kept you busy? Last year, I was really involved with PennSEM as Co-Vice President for the Experiential Committee. I was also a part of The Collective […]

Nicole Jizhar W’16 on Indonesia and Food

Nicole Jizhar W’16 on Indonesia and Food

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Name: Nicole Jizhar Hometown: Jakarta, Indonesia Major: Real Estate, Finance, and Management Year: 2016 What keeps you busy on campus? I’m Vice President of Logistics for Sigma Psi Zeta and Secretary for the Wharton Undergraduate Real Estate Club. I’m also involved with Wharton Asia Exchange and Penn Indonesians. Do you prefer cooking your own food […]

Michael Xufu Huang C’17 on Styling and Loafers

Michael Xufu Huang C’17 on Styling and Loafers

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Name: Michael Xufu Huang Hometown: Beijing, China Major: Art history, minor Consumer Psychology Year: 2017 When did you get into fashion? In my last year of high school in London. That year, I interned for Wonderland Magazine and slowly worked my way into the photo shoots. I was also the assistant of fashion director for […]

Julie Shanus W’17 on Jewelry and Flywheel

Julie Shanus W’17 on Jewelry and Flywheel

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Name: Julie Shanus Hometown: Chappaqua, NY Major: Finance and Retail Year: 2017 Hi Julie! Tell us about yourself. What keeps you busy? I write articles on jewelry companies for The Walk and currently manage the Instagram. I’m also very involved with Wharton Women. As the Outreach Chair for the Dressing for Success event this past […]

Hector Kilgoe C’15 on Scarves and Twitter

Hector Kilgoe C’15 on Scarves and Twitter

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Name: Hector Kilgoe Hometown: Boston, MA Major: Religious Studies, minor in Jewish Studies and EALC Year: 2015 What clubs are you involved with on campus? I’m the Chair of Cipactli Latino Honor Society, a member of Carriage Senior Society, on the planning committee for Unidos: La Casa Latina Mentorship Program, and a member of the […]

Grace Jung C’16 on Cheerleading and Chai

Grace Jung C’16 on Cheerleading and Chai

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Name: Grace Jung Hometown: Centreville, Virginia Major: Nursing Year: 2016 What drew you to nursing? Health is the most important thing in a person’s life. I really wanted to pursue a medical occupation and I think that nursing gives me the patient interaction that I wanted. I definitely underestimated the amount of work that goes […]