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Calling all Wharton Applicants: (2017 Intake) Class of 2019!

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New post 17 Apr 2017, 07:11
Thanks!

If you say you usually bring a pen and paper to your usual strategy meetings, bring one here too. I thought and did the same. Turns out everyone in my group did too. I used it for notes during people's pitches and to also ask clarifying questions afterwards.

In the 1-on-1, I was basically asked 4 questions if I recall correctly - how do you think that went, is this how you normally behave in a group discussion, talk me through your resume (which for me included why MBA / why Wharton), do you have any questions for me?

Good luck! I'll keep my fingers crossed for you!
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New post 18 Apr 2017, 08:36
Don't stress, relax and indulge yourself into the joy of the TBD. Whether you make notes or not only makes a difference if it helps you to put down a few bullet points for further discussion. From personal experience, I was very pleasantly surprised several times at how friendly and humble Wharton candidates and admits are, and am very happy be admitted. The rumors of snobs and "prestige" usually come from jealous people or those dinged, and as far as I can tell from my observations, Wharton tries very hard in the last few years to depart from their Wall St stigma and to arrive at a friendly and socially-impactful image; this is also confirmed by my interactions with current and future students and recent alumni.
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Thanks for all of the help and kind words! Hoping tomorrow goes well!
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Woooh! That was a blur. The 35 mins flew by like they were 5. Such an impressive place. Just 19 days and 19 hours of waiting left!! Haha

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New post 19 Apr 2017, 13:27
Too true. 35 minutes is nothing. I hope you get a call back before those 19 hours on decision day. Good luck!


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Heh, you and me both. When do they normally call? (I'm located in Houston). Also who normally calls if you get the call?
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New post 19 Apr 2017, 14:45
Any time from early morning to probably 1-2 pm ET for R2. I was called at 10:15 ET by June but I applied to HCM.


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Anyone from r2 heard from revera yet?

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LXVE wrote:
I'm a low-GPA (we're talking very very low), but very high GMAT candidate; Wharton is a bigtime reach for me but I love the school and was pleasantly surprised during my school visit - Wharton is a lot more close-knit than I expected. Really hope I get to interview and that the adcom can overlook the low grades for which I have a legitimate reason. Best of luck to all other candidates and hopefully we're greeted with good news on 11/2!

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Trust me, you're not the only one. And I too, plan to apply to Wharton. But if you do everything you possible can to mitigate that and show that you're not GPA however many years ago I think you have a shot. For ex, take supplemental classes, build work experience. Extra curric's, even int'l experience. Build a story that narrates who you are and what you're passionate about, while including how their MBA will be beneficial to you.

Good luck! :) (we'll need it! Lol)


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LXVE wrote:
I'm a low-GPA (we're talking very very low), but very high GMAT candidate; Wharton is a bigtime reach for me but I love the school and was pleasantly surprised during my school visit - Wharton is a lot more close-knit than I expected. Really hope I get to interview and that the adcom can overlook the low grades for which I have a legitimate reason. Best of luck to all other candidates and hopefully we're greeted with good news on 11/2!

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Trust me, you're not the only one. And I too, plan to apply to Wharton. But if you do everything you possibly can to mitigate that and show that you're not your GPA however many years ago I think you have a shot. For ex, take supplemental classes, build work experience. Extra curric's, even int'l experience. Build a story that narrates who you are and what you're passionate about, while including how their MBA will be beneficial to you.

Good luck! :) (we'll need it! Lol)


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A little under 4 days left for R3 decisions. Good luck everyone.

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Heh, you and me both. When do they normally call? (I'm located in Houston). Also who normally calls if you get the call?


Best of luck! Usually your interviewer is the one who calls if you get in, before you get the official email. Calling time really depends on your time zone. I'm based in Dubai and got the call around 11am-noon Philly time, 7pm for me.
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oilMBA wrote:
Heh, you and me both. When do they normally call? (I'm located in Houston). Also who normally calls if you get the call?


Best of luck! Usually your interviewer is the one who calls if you get in, before you get the official email. Calling time really depends on your time zone. I'm based in Dubai and got the call around 11am-noon Philly time, 7pm for me.


Thanks! Hopefully I get the call in 36 hours :D. Congrats on your acceptance and your acceptance at HBS. Quite a feat to accomplish.
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Heh, you and me both. When do they normally call? (I'm located in Houston). Also who normally calls if you get the call?


Best of luck! Usually your interviewer is the one who calls if you get in, before you get the official email. Calling time really depends on your time zone. I'm based in Dubai and got the call around 11am-noon Philly time, 7pm for me.


Thanks! Hopefully I get the call in 36 hours :D. Congrats on your acceptance and your acceptance at HBS. Quite a feat to accomplish.


Thank you so much! I feel v grateful, was incredibly lucky, and this forum was super helpful through the entire process and the up's and down's, so I intend on giving back by being around for future applicants :)
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Thank you so much! I feel v grateful, was incredibly lucky, and this forum was super helpful through the entire process and the up's and down's, so I intend on giving back by being around for future applicants :)


Thanks and many congratulations on getting in! IMO the best way to give back to community would be to write a detailed BSchool application debrief along with tips/advice for future applicants. We have a separate forum to post BShool debriefs. I look forward to read your MBA debrief soon... https://gmatclub.com/forum/share-your-a ... ience-332/
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FROM Wharton Admissions Blog: Join us On-Campus for an Upcoming Special Visit Day
As we continue to build the class of 2019, we are already thinking about prospective students of the Class of 2020 and beyond. One of the best ways to learn about the Wharton MBA is to get a firsthand look and experience it for yourself on-campus. Our Campus Visit Program…Read More

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FROM Wharton Admissions Blog: Spring Forward
This week started with some exciting news – we announced our new deferred admissions Program, the Moelis Advance Access Program.  As the result of generous gift from Wharton graduates Ken Moelis and Julie Taffet Moelis, this program will allow Penn undergraduate seniors from any of the four Schools to apply…Read More

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FROM Wharton Admissions Blog: Coming Soon to a City Near You! 
Graduation is over and summer is upon us, so it is time for us to hit the road to meet those of you interested in joining the Class of 2020.  We’ll be in 40+ cities between May and September for events ranging from fairs and conferences to faculty lectures and…Read More

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New post 05 Sep 2017, 12:26
Hey guys! Can I your opinion regarding my profile? I wish to apply Wharton in the future but I am a bit nervous about my GPA.

I have 2.5 GPA, GMAT 710, 4 years of working at a multinational company (1.5 year of leading a team). I feel from looking at the graph that the GPA might pull me down. Any advise?
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