HuntSpeak: Talking to Ziyan Wu

By Willow Wilkes Tell me about yourself.   My name is Ziyan Wu, and I’m a Chinese international student from Hangzhou, which is a city close to Shanghai.  My target language is German and my potential Wharton concentration is Finance. What drew you to the Huntsman program?   I really love theRead More

HuntSpeak: Talking to Becca Bean

By Angela Shen Tell me a bit about yourself. I’m Becca, I’m originally from Arlington, Virginia. I’m a senior in Huntsman targeting Spanish. I’m also minoring in Spanish and Urban Studies and concentrating in Management and Social Impact.  Why minor in Spanish and Urban Studies? It was an interesting roadRead More

HuntSpeak: Talking to Angela Shen

By Mariana Velasco Who is Angela? What are some words that describe you? I am a freshman from the Philly suburbs – which is also where I am staying during the semester – and I am targeting Mandarin. I’m very creative, and I have an artistic side – I especiallyRead More

HuntSpeak: Interviewing Couloir X. Hanson

Interviewed by Emily Despinoy I feel like life is a constant struggle to reach certain higher goals. The ones that I want to work toward are freedom, loyalty, and diligence. The Basics: Couloir is currently a Senior targeting and minoring in German, and concentrating in Statistics and Finance. In addition,Read More

HuntSpeak: Interviewing Ben Winer

By Mariana Velasco I grew up fascinated by current events. Every morning I would read the Wall Street Journal; every night I would bond with my father by watching the news. I had been to Israel quite a few times, and I speak Hebrew fluently. What began as an interestRead More

HuntSpeak: Interviewing Grace Seeley

By Mariana Velasco Grace is a senior targeting Spanish originally from Minnesota. She is concentrating in Finance and Decision Processes at Wharton, as well as minoring in Hispanic Studies and Music in the College.  Tell me more about your minor in Music, how did that happen? I am a classicalRead More

Huntsman Students win the MIT Covid-19 Hackathon

By Mariana Velasco Huntsman students Samidha Sane ’22, Nikhil Gupta ’22 and Ayina Anyachebelu ’22, along with Eugenia Lee (University of Chicago) and Logan Herman (Carnegie Mellon), participated in the MIT Covid-19 Hackathon to produce a project that would solve challenges related to the pandemic in Africa, and won asRead More

HuntSpeak: Study Abroad in Milan Reflection

By Matteo Brunel I didn’t go into my semester abroad in Milan, Italy at Bocconi University with any particular expectations. I was just excited to strengthen my Italian speaking skills and spend time with my family. I arrived in Italy mid-January to spend a week in Castiglione della Pescaia, TuscanyRead More

HuntSpeak: Interviewing Cole Hancock

By Mariana Velasco Cole is a rising senior targeting German born and raised in Colorado.  What is something that not a lot of people at Penn know about you? A lot of people at Penn don´t know that I am a super outdoorsy guy, I was an Eagle Scout andRead More

HuntSpeak: Talking Penn with Samidha Sane

By Mariana Velasco If you had told me that I would spend my entire freshman summer in France, Portugal, and Morocco as a student journalist for the Pulitzer Center, I would not have believed you. Penn and Huntsman have opened a number of doors for me, and I feel so fortunateRead More

HuntSpeak: interviewing Vinay Bodapati

By Emily Despinoy A combination of unique circumstances led Vinay to become a French target in Huntsman: his family moved back to the US after 5 years in France right before he was born, and not being able to understand when his parents and sister talked in French motivated himRead More


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