Category: Student Essays

High school students around the world have contributed essays to our website. Have you had an experience with business, finance, leadership or entrepreneurship that you would like to share with our high school-age readers? Send your idea to us and we will be in touch to begin developing it into a published essay. Search the archive below for inspiration!

  1. Think about business-related experiences that have helped you to grow, including internships, clubs, leadership roles, and more.
  2. Write a 150-word abstract about your experience.
  3. Send your abstract to the Wharton Global Youth team.
  4. Work with an editor to develop the idea into a 700-word first-person essay with details and reflections on what you learned.
  5. Get published, share the link on social media and in your résumé.