A Salute to our Veterans

Last week we welcomed the Class of 2018 to Wharton and the city of Philadelphia. Our 851 new students are working their way through an action-packed schedule of Pre-Term activities including academics, sports and social activities, networking, career events, and numerous orientations. The Admissions team’s sights now turn to theRead More

Updates to the 2016-17 Application

School is out for summer!  Things might be quiet here on campus, but the Admissions department has already begun hitting the road to connect with applicants for the Class of 2019.  Check out our events calendar to see when we’ll be in your area. In early August the application forRead More

The End of Another School Year

Graduation week is here! This one special week marks so many things to celebrate – the Class of 2017 have completed their first year of the program and are now heading off to their awesome summer internships, alumni of all ages from across the globe return to campus this weekendRead More

The Home Stretch

We’re in the home stretch here on campus – classes are wrapping up at the end of April and graduation is on the horizon. Now is the time when we all take a moment to reflect on how the academic year went and ask students for their feedback on theirRead 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

2016: Off to Great Start

Happy New Year! Our office is back to buzzing with activity after a short time away for the holidays. We’re in the midst of preparing for Winter Welcome Weekend for admitted students at the end of January, and we are looking forward to tackling a whole new collection of applicationsRead More

Try, try again…

Yesterday, our office released our Round 1 decisions. While this day comes with excitement and positivity, it is often bittersweet since there are many applicants that are not receiving happy news. Building a new MBA class and making admissions decisions is not easy – these are choices that take carefulRead More

Early Start to an Exciting Day

This morning at 6 am, coffee and donuts on hand, the Admissions Team began calling Round 1 admits to congratulate them on the good news. I cannot tell you how much we enjoy doing this and hearing the shouts of excitement and happiness on the other end of the line.Read 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