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Wharton Leadership Program for High School Seniors

By - Oct 21, 12:10 PM   Comments [0]

Do you know about Wharton’s Leadership in the Business World Program for Rising HS Seniors? We urge high school juniors to check out this cool program if they’re interested in business education. Wharton’s Leadership in the Business World (LBW) program is an intensive summer program for...

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Healthcare Management at Wharton and at Large

By - Oct 10, 13:46 PM   Comments [0]

Healthcare related opportunities for MBA graduates are on the rise, and the Health Care Management Program is at the cutting edge of preparing students to enter this exciting and dynamic field. Listen to the full recording of our podcast interview with June Kinney to learn more...

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Wharton to Wall Street: A Thing of the Past?

By - Oct 6, 08:39 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve probably read the Wall Street Journal article, “What’s Wrong With Wharton?” that suggests that Wharton has “lost its luster.” I’d like to share my thoughts on that, but first, here’s a recap of the article: The article starts with some stats – first and...

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Wharton MBA Admissions Director, Ankur Kumar, Resigns

By - Oct 3, 07:32 AM   Comments [0]

Ankur Kumar, Wharton's MBA Admissions Director since 2009, has announced that she will leave Wharton as of Friday according to The Wall Street Journal. Dean Roberts informed students that Maryellen Lamb, the school's former careers director who recently became deputy vice dean for M.B.A. admissions, financial...

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Core Wharton MBA Courses to be Offered on Coursera

By - Sep 16, 07:34 AM   Comments [0]

According to a recent Daily Pennsylvanian article, Wharton will be offering its MBA Foundation Series (four core business classes) on Coursera. The courses begin in the next few weeks and will run from six to ten weeks long. While UPenn has already launched 18 courses on...

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2014 Wharton Executive MBA Application Tips

By - Aug 12, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

The Wharton EMBA adcom, through its three required questions, expresses its vision for and interest in a relationship: the relationship between the applicant/student and the program. Each of the questions highlights a different facet of this relationship. Respecting, recognizing, and responding to that vision through...

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Wharton 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 16, 13:44 PM   Comments [0]

Wharton joined the MBA application shrink parade and has cut one essay from its application reducing the required number of essays from three to two while retaining one optional essay question. Another change: last year applicants could elect two out of three options for two...

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What We Learned Visiting Wharton: Report from Day 2 of the AIGAC Conference

By - Jul 11, 09:52 AM   Comments [0]

Wharton generously hosted the second day of the AIGAC conference on campus. In addition to giving us a tour, we met admissions directors, program directors, professors and members of the career services staff, whose content-rich panels got us all up to speed on what’s new...

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Wharton Deadlines – Just a Few Months Away!

By - May 26, 07:47 AM   Comments [0]

Wharton applicants: You may feel like you’ve still got plenty of time before those applications are due, but October 1st (the deadline for R1 applications) will sneak up on you faster than you realize! Mark your calendars with these important dates to ensure that you stay...

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Wharton MBA 2014 Deadlines

By - May 19, 23:31 PM   Comments [0]

The 2014 Wharton MBA deadlines have been published: Round 1 - October 1, 2013 Round 2 - January 7, 2014 Round 3 - March 27, 2014   Other top schools which have already published their 2014 deadlines include HBS, Stanford, INSEAD, Michigan, Berkeley and Columbia. You can find a list...

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