Time for Team Based Discussions!

Invitations for Round 1 applicants to interview were sent November 2, and if you were invited, you will participate in a Team Based Discussion (TBD) and a one-on-one interview in the next few days — either on campus in Philadelphia, or in one of several major cities around the world,Read More

Round 1 Complete – Now What Happens?

The Round 1 written application deadline for the Class of 2019 is in the books, and congratulations and best wishes to those who applied during this cycle. We can hear your sigh of relief from our offices in Vance Hall! With November right in front of us, here’s what willRead More

Wharton Team-Based Discussions: San Francisco

The contrast of Wharton SF to Wharton Philadelphia is stark. The University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia campus, the first university in the United States, still very much embodies what you think of the time in which Benjamin Franklin founded it; cobblestone streets, gothic pathways, and a muted array of grays, bluesRead More

Wharton Team-Based Discussions: Mumbai

As one of the new members of the Wharton MBA Admissions and Financial Aid Office I am both elated and passionate to be on the team that is working in partnership with so many talented people to continue to keep Wharton renowned and strong. In my short tenure I haveRead More

Wharton Team-Based Discussions: São Paulo

Olá a partir de São Paulo! As we wrap up four days of Team-Based Discussions I am happy to share some reflections on my short time here. First, the Wharton alumni network is stronger than ever in South America. The overwhelming majority of TBD participants had interacted with and drawnRead More

The Class of 2017

August brings two new things: a fresh application process and the arrival of the Class of 2017 to Wharton and Philadelphia! Welcoming the new class always brings a certain exhilarating energy to campus and we get pumped up and ready for another great year at Wharton. Pre-Term is underway andRead More

2015-16 Application is Live!

For all candidates looking to join the Wharton MBA Class of 2018, the application is now live on our website! Last year we streamlined the process and we’re pleased to be sticking with this format moving into this application cycle. Be sure to refer to the application requirements and deadlinesRead More

Update on Summer Recruitment

With our incoming MBAs arriving on campus in a few weeks, it’s hard to believe that our office is in full recruitment mode for the Class of 2018! We’re excited to hit the road again later this month and we look forward to meeting more of you around various partsRead More

2014-15 Campus Visit Program

The excitement on campus is especially evident these days – students are finishing classes and studying for exams, preparations for graduation are well under way, and we are in the process of finalizing the incoming class of MBAs! With the semester coming to a close this week, we will beRead More

Mid-Round Update

Like that old Pennsylvania saying, March definitely came roaring in like a lion. With extra cold temperatures and plenty of snow, the Wharton community is very excited that Spring Break has arrived. More importantly, we are quickly wrapping up our Round 2 Team-Based Discussions, both on campus and abroad, andRead More

Visiting Campus During the Spring Semester

We look forward to resuming our campus visit program on Monday, January 26th. For more information on what we offer and how to register, please check out our website. Aside from the regular on-campus visits, we are gearing up for some of our special-interest Spring visit days as well. FollowRead More

Round 1 Update

As the leaves change color in Philadelphia, the Admissions Team continues to hunker down and read through your Round 1 applications. We have thoroughly enjoyed learning more about each of you through your personal stories and experiences. With November quickly approaching, we wanted to update you on where the team will be traveling forRead More

Wrapping Up Summer Travel

Now that we are mid-way through September, the Class of 2016 has officially started to settle in to life at Wharton. The past few weeks have been busy on campus between Pre-Term events, Convocation and ramping up for another academic year. On the admissions front, the team has been scatteredRead More

On the Road Again…

Congratulations, again, to the MBA Class of 2014! It has been exciting to see all of the photos that have hit Facebook, Flickr, and Twitter over the past couple of weeks, and we wish you well as you embark upon this next journey. Now that campus has started to settleRead More

Spring Visit Days

We look forward to starting up the campus visit program next week once students return from their spring break travels. For more information on what we offer and how to register for our visit program, please check out our website. Aside from the regular on-campus visits, we are gearing upRead More

Looking Ahead

Happy March! As Round 2 interviews wrap up in the coming days, we wanted to provide a quick update in advance of the decision release date and the Round 3 application deadline at the end of the month. Over the past couple of weeks, the Admissions team has thoroughly enjoyedRead More

Broadening Our Reach

Over the past couple of years, I’ve had the pleasure of interacting with a number of Wharton affiliates – from students and alumni to faculty and staff – in person, on the phone or through email. One thing always remains: there is a true sense of pride for the SchoolRead More

Multicultural Diversity at Wharton

Salamu kutoka Wharton! (Swahili for ‘Greetings from Wharton’) This past weekend the Wharton Africa Business Forum (WABF) held a sold out conference for over 400 participants. Filled with Wharton students, alumni, and professionals who all participated in sharing their experiences living in or working in Africa, this conference highlights one ofRead More

With Love from Philadelphia

As a long-time and proud resident of Philadelphia (yet not a native Philadelphian), I’d like to take a second to highlight how wonderful life can be here – even as an “outsider.” Upon arrival to campus, it’s important to remember that you’re not just a member of the Wharton community,Read More

Moving the Needle on Women

Recently I had the pleasure of representing Wharton on an MBA Admissions panel at Smith College in Massachusetts. In addition to taking in the beautiful northeastern fall foliage, I was able to meet with over 60 women in the early stages of considering an MBA. Seeing such a solid showingRead More

Beyond the Classroom

One question that I often get when meeting prospective students is why one would choose Wharton over another program. What, in my opinion, makes Wharton special? What makes our program stand out?  For me, this is one of the most difficult and easiest questions to answer. Difficult because the programRead More

Connecting with the Students

Greetings from Philadelphia! Now that Fall is here and the Wharton Visit Program is well underway, I wanted to take a moment to highlight some of the ways in which you can engage with our community and get a better sense of life in Philadelphia. First and foremost – visit us! We encourageRead More