- After two years at Fordham University, did Trump need special treatment to gain admission to Wharton? The answer begins with James A. Nolan, the Penn admissions officer who interviewed Trump and ushered his application through the vetting process, which he says he did at the behest of Trump’s older brother, Fred Trump Jr.
- Did one of his Wharton professors repeatedly tell friends and associates that Donald Trump “was the dumbest goddamn student I ever had”? It’s rare for a professor to disparage the intelligence of a student, but according to attorney Frank DiPrima, who was close friends with professor William T. Kelley for 47 years, the prof made an exception for Donald Trump, at least in private.
- Was Donald Trump the proverbial Big Man on Campus at Penn? Despite his braggadocio, Trump appears to have left no substantive mark in the collective memory of his graduating class.
- Did Trump attempt to “date” Penn student Candice Bergen and get shot down? Prior to flunking out in 1965, Ms. Bergen was the It Girl at Penn, elected both Homecoming Queen and Miss University.
Aug 17, 2016 · In July, on Medium, Wharton students posted an open letter to Trump, rejecting his bigotry and arguing that a Trump presidency would hurt the country. Since then, more than 3,800 members of the Wharton community have signed the letter, including students, alumni and at least five current professors.
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Jul 09, 2019 · President Trump has frequently highlighted his attendance at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Finance as evidence of his first-rate intellect, but on Monday, the Post...
Apr 18, 2016 · Trump holds a bachelor of science degree in economics from Wharton, earned after transferring in as a junior from Fordham University. Several early Trump profiles, including a 1973 New York Times piece, stated that he graduated first in his class at Wharton, but that has since been disputed.
Pres. Trump graduated with a bachelor of science degree in economics, without academic honors or distinction (no latin honors, not on the dean’s list), from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business after transferring there for his Junior year from Fordham. I’ve seen online that he “concentrated in finance.”
Oct 19, 2017 · Donald Trump has an interesting take on modesty, to say the least. Despite the US president attesting to the fact he finished “ top of his class ” at Wharton business school of the University of Pennsylvania, his former professor college professor William T. Kelley had another view.