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Calling All Wharton MBA Applicants: 2020 Intake [Class of 2022]

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I am planning on to apply for Wharton MBA program Round 2 and had few queries regarding what is the proof that Admission team is expecting to waive of TOEFL score. I have done B.Tech in an Indian Institute with English as medium of Instruction.
Do I still need to submit TOEFL score?
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New post 01 Dec 2019, 23:04
Sweety99 wrote:
I am planning on to apply for Wharton MBA program Round 2 and had few queries regarding what is the proof that Admission team is expecting to waive of TOEFL score. I have done B.Tech in an Indian Institute with English as medium of Instruction.
Do I still need to submit TOEFL score?
Thanks in anticipation of a quick response.


A similar query has been answered here https://gmatclub.com/forum/calling-all- ... l#p2365668
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New post 02 Dec 2019, 12:36
Hello everyone, just a little under 3 weeks left till decision time. How does everyone feel?
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Hello everyone, just a little under 3 weeks left till decision time. How does everyone feel?


Uncertain! Nervous about the result but eager to find out at the same time!


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New post 07 Dec 2019, 21:14
Hi Sweety99,

It sounds like you're fine without taking the TOEFL since you did your bachelor's at a university where English was the language of instruction. Below is the verbatim guidance from the Wharton MBA admissions website:

"All international applicants whose native language (language first learned and spoken at home) is not English, or who did not complete a degree from an institution where English was the language of instruction, are required to take the TOEFL or PTE. If you earned a bachelor’s or master’s degree from an institution at which English is the language of instruction, the test may be waived."

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Hello all you happy Wharton people. For those of you who are waiting for R1 decisions, we are officially one week away. See below for official timeline.

"All Round 1 decisions will be released on Wednesday, December 18th between 9:00am - 5:00pm EST."

For those who are here and want to chat to pass the time or find those to commiserate with or cheer those who got in, I welcome you to join the chatroom linked below.

https://gmatclub.com/forum/mchat4.php?fl=menu

Best of luck to all, and may the odds be ever in your favor.
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Question for anyone who might have some insight. I was accepted to Haas with a 2/3 tuition scholarship.

If I’m fortunate enough to get into Wharton next week, and don’t get a scholarship, can I tell them I’ve received one at another program to see if they’d match? If so, when would be an appropriate time to bring this up?

Thanks! This may end up not being an issue but I want to be prepared just in case.

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Acohen04 wrote:
Question for anyone who might have some insight. I was accepted to Haas with a 2/3 tuition scholarship.

If I’m fortunate enough to get into Wharton next week, and don’t get a scholarship, can I tell them I’ve received one at another program to see if they’d match? If so, when would be an appropriate time to bring this up?

Thanks! This may end up not being an issue but I want to be prepared just in case.

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Interested to hear someone chime in on this issue also. Maybe one of the admissions consultants? I personally wouldn't ask until you have the official letter in hand not just the acceptance call, and would give it a few days to let things calm down before broaching the subject.
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We just had an internal discussion about this ...

Yes, it makes sense to try and see if you could get money from Wharton if you get in.

However, we do not recommend doing this right away, as it will come off negatively (ungrateful, aggressive, etc). We recommend trying to do a few other things in the coming weeks to show your interest in Wharton and then approach them about a week after the new year. It's a fine line between asking too soon and coming off badly, but waiting too long and then funds may run out. But personally I don't think you need to worry too much about that since Round 2 isn't done yet and clearly they would be planning out needing funds for R2 accepters.

Hope that helps!
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Acohen04 wrote:
Question for anyone who might have some insight. I was accepted to Haas with a 2/3 tuition scholarship.

If I’m fortunate enough to get into Wharton next week, and don’t get a scholarship, can I tell them I’ve received one at another program to see if they’d match? If so, when would be an appropriate time to bring this up?

Thanks! This may end up not being an issue but I want to be prepared just in case.

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Interested to hear someone chime in on this issue also. Maybe one of the admissions consultants? I personally wouldn't ask until you have the official letter in hand not just the acceptance call, and would give it a few days to let things calm down before broaching the subject.

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We just had an internal discussion about this ...

Yes, it makes sense to try and see if you could get money from Wharton if you get in.

However, we do not recommend doing this right away, as it will come off negatively (ungrateful, aggressive, etc). We recommend trying to do a few other things in the coming weeks to show your interest in Wharton and then approach them about a week after the new year. It's a fine line between asking too soon and coming off badly, but waiting too long and then funds may run out. But personally I don't think you need to worry too much about that since Round 2 isn't done yet and clearly they would be planning out needing funds for R2 accepters.

Hope that helps!


Thanks for chiming in Erika. Really appreciate hearing your thoughts. Would be a great situation to be in to even be able to ask if they would consider so fingers crossed everyone.

Follow-up question. I assume schools will ask who else you got the offer from in order to gauge how likely you really would be to choose someone else over them? AKA someone with Harvard in the bag they are more likely to try to woo you away vs T25 (great schools just trying to do a reasonable spread)
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Three more days! Quite nervous tbh, but hoping for the best.

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Hey Acohen04,

Congratulations on your Haas offer. I am currently studying at Wharton hence wanted to share my take on your question - as far as I know, Wharton's scholarships are not negotiable. Generally you would receive a scholarship offer, if any, with your admissions offer which tends to be final. I know several people who tried to negotiate but unsuccessfully. However, there is no harm in trying - good luck!

Acohen04 wrote:
Question for anyone who might have some insight. I was accepted to Haas with a 2/3 tuition scholarship.

If I’m fortunate enough to get into Wharton next week, and don’t get a scholarship, can I tell them I’ve received one at another program to see if they’d match? If so, when would be an appropriate time to bring this up?

Thanks! This may end up not being an issue but I want to be prepared just in case.

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Hey everyone - good luck to all those waiting to hear back.

I am currently a 1st year student at Wharton, and remember how anxiously I was refreshing gmatclub around this time last year for any updates. Happy to pay back all the info I got off this forum - feel free to shoot across any questions you may have, and I will try to log back in a few hours to answer whatever questions I can.

Good luck! And remember to keep all business school decisions in perspective - nothing is the end of anything.
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Just a reminder. Those waiting for a decision or those wanting to provide support there is a dedicated chat for Wharton tomorrow. https://gmatclub.com/forum/mchat4.php

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Per ClearAdmit and Decision Tracker

Admit Calls started as early as 8:00AM EST (Clear Admit) and 10:30AM EST (GMAT Club)

Portals were updated as early as 12PM EST (Clear Admit) and 2:30PM EST (GMAT Club)
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Wharton DECISION TRACKER

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  • Admitted, 40 minutes ago, heard via: phone
  • Admitted, 42 minutes ago, from Singapore, GMAT:710 (Q49 V38), GPA: 4, Industry: Investment Banking, WE 96, heard via: phone
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Wharton DECISION TRACKER

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  • Admitted, 19 minutes ago, from Canada, GMAT:740 (Q51 V39), GPA: 3.9, Industry: Consulting, WE 46, heard via: phone
  • Admitted, 25 minutes ago, from United States, GMAT:710 (Q47 V42), GPA: 3.62, Industry: Investment Banking, WE 50, heard via: phone
  • Admitted, 38 minutes ago, from Singapore, GMAT:730 (Q48 V42), GPA: 3.7, heard via: phone
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