Posts Tagged ‘Wharton School’

Wharton Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 12, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The Wharton EMBA adcom, through its three required questions, expresses its values and its interest in a relationship with students who share those values. Each of the questions highlights a different facet of this relationship. Respecting, recognizing, and responding to that vision through your essays...

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Wharton’s Commitment Project – a Window into Wharton [Episode 210]

By - Jun 19, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Today we’re doing something a little different: a deep dive into a specific program at Wharton. It’s a program that reveals a lot about Wharton’s culture, which also gives us insight into what the Wharton admissions committee is looking for. Commitment. Purpose. Meaning. These are all...

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Your Wharton Round 1 Deadline Is Just 5 Weeks Away!

By - Aug 25, 10:50 AM   Comments [0]

Wharton’s R1 deadline is on September 29th– that’s just FIVE short weeks away! Are you ready to wow the Wharton adcom with a stand-out application? As always, we’re here to help with the professional advice you need to create a not-to-be-overlooked application: 1. Get Accepted to Wharton – This...

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Global Opportunities: The “Wharton Difference” And Fit With The Program

By - Aug 15, 12:27 PM   Comments [0]

My previous posts on defining your fit with Wharton addressed three of the four components of “The Wharton Difference” (Largest Global Network, Culture of Engagement, and Innovative Leadership Learning).  Here I’ll look at the fourth, final component: Global Opportunities.   BUT… you might think, all top...

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A Wharton Grad Rids the World of Bank Fees

By - Apr 2, 13:39 PM   Comments [0]

BankMobile is bank with a vision, ATMs everywhere, no fees, and no branches. Want to know more, right? For the full scoop, listen to the entire recording of our conversation with Luvleen Sidhu, Wharton alum and Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer at the mobile-only, fee-free bank for Millennials. 00:01:40 –...

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How to Ace Your Team Based Interview [4 Tips for the Big Day]

By - Feb 22, 10:45 AM   Comments [0]

Last week we shared our tips for preparing for Team Based Interviews. Today we’re going to move forward and offer 4 tips for acing the interview itself: 1. Don’t be confrontational. This is not a debate in which you’re trying to score points. It’s not Crossfire....

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4 Tips for Team Interviews

By - Feb 20, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Since so much of b-school life and learning includes team discussions, the adcom needed a tool for assessing how applicants will fit in the team-based discussion culture of their programs. Thus, the Team-Based Discussion (TBD) was born. In team-based interviews, applicants need to use a different...

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Are Schools Reducing Their Number of Admissions Essays?

By - Feb 11, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

Elite schools like Yale, Wharton, and Stanford looked like they were starting a trend in cutting the number of required admissions essays for applicants, but according to Kaplan Test Prep’s 2014 business school admissions officers survey, most U.S. MBA programs haven’t followed their lead. The...

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How To Prepare for the Wharton MBA Admissions Interview

By - Feb 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Are you ready for your MBA admissions interview at Wharton? The Wharton team-based discussion interview is a bit of a departure from the typical MBA admissions interview, and many applicants become very concerned when they read up on the format. It doesn’t have to be scary, though. Instead, try...

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The Wharton Executive MBA Program: An Insider’s View

By - Jan 19, 12:33 PM   Comments [0]

In this week’s podcast episode of Admissions Straight Talk, Linda Abraham speaks with the Wharton EMBA program admissions directors, Diane Sharp and Kathy Lilygren. Be sure to listen to the full recording to learn what they are looking for in applications, when to apply, and what the EMBA...

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