Posts Tagged ‘wharton’

Four Tips for the Wharton Interview

By - Apr 8, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

We’ve offered advice on the Wharton team-based discussion a few times (like here and here), but it seems like applicants are still struggling to wrap their heads around this interview experience. Here I will reinforce some key points, as well as let you know about our...

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Wharton School Releases Annual MBA Career Report

By - Nov 29, 21:38 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania recently released its 2012 MBA Career Management Career Statistics report offering an informative snapshot on graduates’ industry choices, compensation and geographic preferences. For the class of 2012, 95.5 percent of students seeking employment had job offers in hand...

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Handling Wharton’s Team-Based Discussion

By - Oct 29, 04:03 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re applying to Wharton this year, then you are likely aware of the school’s new addition to the application process: the team-based discussion. Personally, I consider this new evaluation method an excellent idea, as much of business-school life consists of team-based discussion; it was...

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3 Wharton MBA Program Updates

By - Aug 8, 02:44 AM   Comments [0]

A recent Poets & Quants article outlines three important updates to the Wharton admissions process and curriculum. The three innovations are: 1. Team-Based Discussion for MBA Applicants Wharton’s vice dean, Karl T. Ulrich, says that these discussions or “tests” will give the admissions committee a new “tool to...

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MBA Admissions: Consumer Products and Retail

By - Aug 5, 02:50 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Wharton: Wharton currently ranks in third place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It was ranked #2 for marketing. Incoming Wharton Students and Consumer Products and Retail The Wharton class of 2013...

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2013 Wharton Executive MBA Application Tips

By - Jul 30, 14:42 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton EMBA adcom shows a very clear focus in its set of essay questions. It wants to understand your goals and how executive business studies support them (essay 1), it wants to understand you as a person and as a professional (essay 2), and...

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MBA Admissions: Wharton and Financial Services

By - Jul 30, 14:38 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Wharton: Wharton currently ranks in third place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). For finance, Wharton was ranked as number one. Incoming Wharton Students and Financial Services The class of 2013 has...

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MBA Admissions: Wharton and Entrepreneurship

By - Jul 22, 02:28 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Wharton: Wharton currently ranks in third place as one of the best business schools, according to U.S. News & World Report (March 2012). For entrepreneurship, U.S. News ranks Wharton as fifth. Incoming Wharton Students and Entrepreneurship The class of 2013 has an...

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MBA Admissions: Wharton and Health Care, Pharmaceuticals, and Biotechnology

By - Jul 15, 03:02 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Wharton: Wharton currently ranks in third place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). In 2011, 5.89% of Wharton graduates accepted job offers with health care/pharmaceuticals/biotechnology functions. Incoming Wharton Students and Health Care/Pharmaceuticals/Biotech The...

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MBA Admissions: Wharton and Consulting

By - Jul 8, 02:08 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Wharton: Wharton currently ranks in third place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). For consulting, Poets & Quants recently ranked Wharton as eighth. In 2011, 30.1% of Wharton graduates accepted job...

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