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Ria

Hi everyone! My name is Ria, and I’m a student in Wharton who is still exploring what all the different concentrations have to offer. I grew up all over but lived in Dubai, U.A.E. before moving to Philadelphia, a city that I absolutely love to explore on the weekends. On-campus, I am involved in Wharton Council, Passion Projects, and work-study at the Development & Alumni Relations department. In my free time, you can catch me reading, doing yoga, and going on walks by the Schuylkill River.

Ria | February 1, 2021
In the past year, I have been lucky enough to intern twice. Over the summer, I worked full-time for a large consumer packaged goods company (CPG), and during the fall semester, I worked part-time ...
Ria | December 20, 2020
Coming into college, you are faced with a lot of decisions to make. In an entirely new environment, you need to figure out which classes to take, what internships you might want to pursue, what to...
Ria | December 19, 2020
It’s safe to say that a normal college social life is almost impossible under COVID—the core pillars of meeting new people in large numbers are no longer available. However, we have adapted an...
Ria | October 27, 2020
College is an experience normally characterized by lots of people of a similar age living and learning in close proximity. Now, it is unable to function as it normally does. However, there are a c...
Ria | May 8, 2020
One of the hardest parts about the transition to online learning was not being able to see my friends. The people around me are absolutely wonderful, and I normally look forward to seeing them eve...
Ria | April 14, 2020
Three of my favorite things about academics at Wharton are that: There are a lot of classes that have travel components to them There are plenty of half credit courses available which run ...