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Meet Wharton’s MBA Class Of 2020

Richard A. Rasco

Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

“Cuban American Navy SEAL that loves to learn and loves water sports.”

Hometown: Miami, FL

Fun Fact About Yourself: I tore my Achilles’ tendon doing American Gladiator style jousting over a pool in Mississippi and was back on my feet in under a year.

Undergraduate School and Major: United States Naval Academy, History Major

Employers and Job Titles Since Graduation: US Navy, 14 years, SEAL Team Executive Officer.

Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far: Last year, a good friend of mine presented my family and I with a flag he flew in an F/A-18 over Syria. I was honored and touched by the gesture. It meant a lot because it was a genuine gift from a peer that I respect and admire. In the past few years, I have come to value good relationships as much as I do results and accomplishments. The successes and outcomes born out of strong partnerships are just as rewarding as the last accolades or awards I received.

Looking back on your experience, what one piece of advice would you give to future business school applicants? Applying to business school is much like dating: both sides have to be interested for it be a good relationship. Spend time researching schools to find one that matches your personality, character, and culture. GMAT, GPA, and work experience are important – but fit, for both you and for the school, is equally important.

What was the key factor that led you to choose this program for your full-time MBA and why was it so important to you?  The people at Wharton, both the students and the faculty, stand apart. They are energetic, infectious, and curious. Everyone at Wharton is impressive.  However, they are humble and willing to share their knowledge and experiences.

What would success look like to you after your first year of business school? I am interested in financial technology, cyber security, and artificial intelligence, so success equals an internship that helps me better understand those fields. Success also means that I’ve built meaningful relationships with my peers and that I am doing well in my classes.

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