Rebecca Noel and Margaret Jakus Win PYPC Case Competition

Apr 10 2023 | By Michael Chan | Edited by Harry Kelso

On Friday, April 7th, the annual Penn-Yale-Princeton-Columbia (PYPC) Case Competition was held at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) in Philadelphia. Rebecca Noel and Margaret Jakus of Columbia’s Biomedical Engineering Department were part of this year’s winning team. The competition allows 30 teams formed by graduate students across the United States to develop a business solution to solve a real-life consulting case prompt. Rebecca and Margaret's team showed an impressive analysis of their market research that propelled them to win the competition.

The Penn-Yale-Princeton-Columbia Case Competition is an annual event hosted by the Penn Graduate Consulting Club (PGCC), Yale Graduate Consulting Club (YGCC), Princeton University Graduate Consulting Club (PUGCC), and Columbia Graduate Consulting Club (CGCC). It provides a valuable opportunity for advanced degree candidates, Master’s students, and undergraduates to gain experience in a consulting career. The four institutions host PYPC on a rotating basis.

Rebecca and Margaret’s winning team was awarded $4,000 for the final prize.

Photo by Michael Chan


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