Start a Conversation with MBA Admissions

Applying to an MBA program is a big step in your personal and professional life. Our admissions team is here to talk with you and support you through the next steps.

We encourage you to schedule a conversation with a Wharton MBA Admissions advisor as you consider applying to business school. Now that you are familiar with the Wharton MBA website, we ask that you come prepared with questions to make the most of your conversation. You and a small group of 2-3 prospective applicants will have the opportunity to speak with one Wharton MBA Admissions advisor on the call.

Phone conversations are for all individuals interested in learning more about Wharton – from those who are just starting to think about pursuing an MBA to those who plan to apply to the program in the 2019/2020 application cycle.

Topics we frequently discuss during these phone conversations include our application process, timeline and tips, Wharton MBA program academic offerings, how the Wharton MBA can help you reach your career goals and prepare you to be a strong leader, living in Philadelphia, etc.

Select an advisor below to begin the scheduling process. Advisors update their schedules regularly; please check back if you don’t see a time that works for you.

Meet our Admissions Advisors

MaryAnn Chou

“It is impossible not to feel optimistic in seeing all the potential that lies ahead in prospective MBA students. It’s an exciting time to work in Admissions – I have seen this momentum reflected across our community with cutting edge academic offerings and student led activities.”

Kimberly Young Oliva

“The process of applying to business school can feel daunting for many applicants. As an advisor, I hope to demystify the process and provide practical advice to help applicants create a thoughtful application that clearly demonstrates how they can uniquely contribute to the Wharton community.”

Nancy Santacecilia

“Prospective student potential is always beyond amazing! With so much talent in the world, I enjoy helping good people succeed. I like to learn about our applicants’ perspectives, ambitions, and talents. Trends in majors and goals reflect ingenuity and often are insight into future leaders and change agents in our world.”

Brent Gallagher

“It’s incredibly rewarding to be able to help prospective MBA applicants as they begin on this path, which hopefully will lead them to Wharton and all that the school has to offer. Everybody has a story, and every story is shaped by small moments, encounters, or relationships.”

Marya Robinson

“We’re all a part of this generation and culture that wants to be able to positively affect the world that we live in. I want to advise and encourage prospective MBAs in support of these positive changes. Each applicant has their own agenda of course, and I’d like to guide them in the right direction.”

Priya Trauber

“The breadth, depth and diversity of the applicant pool is what contributes to the Wharton community and I consider it an honor to be able to be a small part of creating this incredible community. Being a part of the admissions team gives me an opportunity to help create these learning communities such as Wharton.”