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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 12 Jun 2013, 12:39
Stats coming from a survey done of applicants; moderator changed throughout day
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 12 Jun 2013, 12:53
Harvard and Stanford have reached out to some consultants with concerns that a lot of people are writing their own recs ....

A pervasive risk.
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 12 Jun 2013, 17:42
A Great initiative & some very useful insights.

+1 Rhyme
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 12 Jun 2013, 18:13
Very awesome Rhyme - Thank you for sharing!
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2013, 05:22
And today -- We are LIVE @ Wharton!

Panel om curriculum, community and program updates
Frank Devecchis, Interim Director
Kembrel Jones, Deputy Vice Dean, Student Life
Jeffrey Klein, Executive Director
Shannon Connelly, Sr. Associate Director

Panel on Lauder and JD/MBA
Mauro Guillen, Director Lauder Institute
Collen France, Associate Director

Admissions Q&A (12 to 1pm)
Ankur Kumar, Director of MBA Admissions
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2013, 05:30
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2013, 06:15
Touring Wharton with various admissions consulting firms (MBAExchange, Anna Ivey, etc) and Ankur Wharton MBA Admissions Director

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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2013, 06:28
27% of incoming class at Wharton wanted to go to PE

10% or 11% of outgoing class is going into PE - Wharton is very excited about this result.
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2013, 06:37
Larger intern class at google than at goldman sachs this year. This is a fundamental shift in student interest
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2013, 06:38
Wanna do PE? Wharton Career Services says you need, ideally:

* 2 years banking experience followed by
* 2 years PE experience
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2013, 06:46
Awkward experience: Two wharton alumni asking questions like "When I graduated you guys couldn't help me with X....... can you help students with that now? Has it changed?"

This group pulls no punches.
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2013, 06:51
Wharton targeting 50-100 company conversations with Brazilian companies this summer
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2013, 06:54
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2013, 07:14
"If you're great w/ numbers, you'll be great at @Wharton. If you're not great w/ numbers, that's why you should come to Wharton"

(In other words, Wharton wants everybody?)
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2013, 07:19
Directors in JD/MBA program now on point - stay tuned
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2013, 07:23
Wharton Lauder
~70 students per class
1500 alumni
11 faculty
10 staff
10 summer immersion program
80+ countries
$4.5 million annual budget
$67 million endowment
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2013, 07:23
100% of lauder students get financial aid to cover the incremental expense due to Lauder.
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2013, 07:27
84% of students in lauder agree of highly agree that language fluency other than English is a critical skill
94% are satisfied or very satisfied with lauder

(Confirmation bias ?:) )
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2013, 07:35
"We're looking for students who aren't just looking to pick up a second degree while they're at Penn."

Students apply once, and submit both GMAT/GRE and LSAT scores. Schools jointly decide
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Re: We are LIVE at AIGAC 2013 Conference! Follow us on Twitter! [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2013, 07:43
Wharton harping heavily on the value of intellectual curiosity in JD/MBA program..
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