Wharton Stories: Admissions and Applying

“The Wharton Global Youth program is here to empower the future leaders of the business world.” – Dean Erika James

New Kids on Campus: Wharton’s Global Youth Program

Students share their perspectives on what it’s like to be Hispanic in The Wharton MBA Program for Executives.

Four Hispanic Student Perspectives At Wharton: The Journey To An MBA

“We have a read to admit philosophy, which means that in every application we are looking for reasons to admit you and not reasons to deny you. We are looking for your best day and not your worst.” – Blair Mannix, Director of Admissions

Application Tips from the MBA Admissions Committee

“I think early recruiting helped me decide what I wanted to do. I was looking at big FinTech companies, consulting, and VC firms. I realized in the middle of the VC interview that VC was 100% not for me. I also realized that I didn’t want to do large fintech, so that was another positive outcome.”

An Inside Look at Navigating Pre-MBA Programs and Early Recruiting at Wharton

“Take time to be thoughtful and be yourself. We want to really get to know you through these essays,” advised Admissions Director Barbara Craft.

Wharton EMBA Admissions Directors Share Tips on Writing Strong Essays

Graduates say the keys to successful standardized test scores are planning ahead and forming a study strategy.

How These Alumni Prepared for the GMAT, GRE, and EA

With a historic balance of women in the MBA Class of 2023, Wharton examines its path to this milestone and efforts to build on progress made in the classroom and the workforce.

The Future Can Be Female

Daniel Wu, WG’20, highlights the importance of showing how you will add value to the organization, setting expectations, and being appreciative for partial funding.

How this Alumnus Asked His Company for Financial Sponsorship

“We read hundreds of applications from brilliant, innovative, and visionary young minds. And I couldn’t help but feel inspired and motivated to help cultivate such an amazing, diverse, and influential group of individuals.”

What to Know About the Moelis Advance Access Program Before You Apply

Lin Yuan, WG’21, says starting to study early and preparing for the logistics of test day are keys to success.

Engineering Manager Shares Tips for Taking the GRE