Wharton Stories: Admissions and Applying

From augmented reality to agriculture, these five Penn grads in the new Moelis Advance Access Program are taking risks their business passions before returning to Wharton for their MBAs.

Inaugural Moelis Fellows Share Why They Will Be Returning to Wharton for Their MBAs

The Cluster and Cohort system was designed with the hope that it takes a group of 864 and allows it to feel like a smaller community.

How a Wharton MBA Cluster Is Built

To fulfill her passionate commitment to education, Wharton student Cindy Dexin Liu, WG’18, GED’18, worked with administrators, faculty, and mentors to become the first graduate of a new MBA/MSEd offered with Penn’s Graduate School of Education.

Three Reasons This MBA Student Helped Pioneer a New Dual-Degree Program in Education Entrepreneurship

Serial entrepreneur A.J. Steigman, WG’18, who came to Wharton to launch his next venture, Steignet, counts down the top 10 resources Wharton and Penn offer to entrepreneurs.

Top 10 Ways Wharton Can Help You Launch Your Startup

When Shawn Xu, WG’19, G’19, chose to go to Wharton, many of his friends from Silicon Valley were against it. Now, he is more convinced than ever that he made the right choice.

Why This Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Chose to Go to Business School

MBA programs begin and end with interviews. From admissions to recruiting, there are countless interviews in between. As an InSITE Philadelphia fellow, Swati Patel, WG’18, recently experienced sitting at the other side of the table when she conducted interviews for the next class of InSITE Fellows. Here’s what she learned.

MBA Student Gives Interviewing Advice From the Other Side of the Table

When George Dutile, WG’17, wanted to transition from the military, he and his wife worried about taking a risk on an MBA. They went “all in” at Wharton, and the whole family benefited.

Why This Vet Brought His Family to Wharton and Why It Was the Best Thing He Ever Did

“You have to be strategic and maintain your compass of what you want to get out of the experience.”

Why This Entrepreneur Came to Wharton After Selling His Startup

“There are more than 80 veterans and active military members between the two Wharton MBA classes and they form the tight-knit Wharton Veterans Club — which provides a community of peers that are united by service and help each other through the journey into civilian life.”

How Wharton Helped This MBA Student Learn How to ‘Be a Veteran’

“To my great surprise, being ‘nontraditional’ at Wharton is completely normal, and you will survive. You got in because you belong here, and because Wharton knows you’ll thrive.”

A Nontraditional Applicant Gets the Call