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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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Wharton’s Dean Robertson Announces End of Deanship

By - Apr 25, 14:22 PM   Comments [0]

Last week Wharton’s dean, Thomas S. Robertson, announced that he’d be stepping down from his post at the end of June 2014. Robertson has been dean of Wharton since August 2007 and saw the top b-school through the Bear, Stears & Co. collapse and the...

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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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