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Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania

Wharton The first Business School established in the USA, Wharton has also been the most consistently #1 ranked b-school of the last 20 years. It's faculty, academic quality and focus on ethics make it an extremely alluring b-school option. With its motto 'Knowledge for Action', Wharton offers a stimulating, flexible and an immersive MBA program.

Wharton Class Profile Wharton has an enrolment of about 840. The female/male ratio of the class is around 43%/57%. Wharton's international student rate is 32%, with representation from around 70 countries. The average Wharton MBA student has nearly 5 years of experience and a mean GMAT score of 732.

Wharton Application Deadlines 2016-2017  Round 1 (27 Sep 2016), Round 2 (05 Jan 2017), Round 3 (28 Mar 2017)

Wharton MBA Essays 2016-2017      Wharton Essay Tips

The Admissions Committee is interested in getting to know you on both a professional and personal level. We encourage you to be introspective, candid, and succinct. Most importantly, we suggest you be yourself.

Wharton Essay 1. What do you hope to gain professionally from the Wharton MBA? (500 words) 

Wharton Essay 2. Teamwork is at the core of the Wharton MBA experience with each student contributing unique elements to our collaborative culture. How will you contribute to the Wharton community? (400 words)

Wharton Essay 3. (Optional) Please use the space below to highlight any additional information that you would like the Admissions Committee to know about your candidacy. (400 words)

Wharton Additional Essay: Reapplicants - Please use this space to explain how you have reflected on the previous decision on your application and to discuss any updates to your candidacy (e.g., changes in your professional life, additional coursework, extracurricular/volunteer engagements). (250 words)

All students - You may also use this section to address any extenuating circumstances. (250 words)

Wharton Resume: Please upload a one-page resume in Microsoft Word. We are interested in your functional job skills, breadth and depth of experience, demonstrated leadership and management skills, as well as your potential for growth. We are more concerned with what you have learned in your positions than in your length of time in the workplace. MBA Resume Writing Tips

Essay archives from past years

   

Wharton  MBA Application Essays 2015-2016

Wharton  MBA Application Essays 2014-2015

Wharton  MBA Application Essays 2013-2014

Wharton  MBA Application Essays 2011-2012

Wharton  MBA Application Essays 2010-2011

Wharton MBA Application Essays 2009-2010

Wharton MBA Application Essays 2008-2009

Wharton MBA Application Essays 2007-2008

Wharton MBA Application Essays 2006-2007

   

Wharton MBA Application Essays 2015-2016

The Admissions Committee is interested in getting to know you on both a professional and personal level. We encourage you to be introspective, candid, and succinct. Most importantly, we suggest you be yourself.

Wharton Essay 1. (Required) What do you hope to gain both personally and professionally from the Wharton MBA? (500 words) 

Wharton Essay 2. (Optional) Please use the space below to highlight any additional information that you would like the Admissions Committee to know about your candidacy. (400 words)

Wharton MBA Application Essays 2014-2015

The Admissions Committee is interested in getting to know you on both a professional and personal level. We encourage you to be introspective, candid, and succinct. Most importantly, we suggest you be yourself.

Wharton Essay 1. (Required) What do you hope to gain both personally and professionally from the Wharton MBA? (500 words) 

Wharton Essay 2. (Optional) Please use the space below to highlight any additional information that you would like the Admissions Committee to know about your candidacy. (400 words)

Wharton MBA Application Essays 2013-2014

Wharton Essay 1: What do you aspire to achieve, personally and professionally, through the Wharton MBA?  (500 words)

Wharton Essay 2: Academic engagement is an important element of the Wharton MBA experience. How do you see yourself contributing to our learning community? (500 words)

Wharton Reapplicant Essay: Please use this space to explain how you have reflected on the previous decision on your application and to discuss any updates to your candidacy (e.g., changes in your professional life, additional coursework, extracurricular/volunteer engagements). You may also use this section to address any extenuating circumstances. (250 words)

Wharton Optional Essay: If you feel there are extenuating circumstances of which the Committee should be aware, please explain them here (e.g., unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, or questionable academic performance, significant weaknesses in your application). (250 words)

Wharton MBA Application Essays 2011-2012

Wharton Required Essay: What are your professional objectives? (300 words)

Respond to 2 of the following 3 questions:

Wharton Essay 1: Reflect on a time when you turned down an opportunity. What was the thought process behind your decision? Would you make the same decision today? (600 words)

Wharton Essay 2: Discuss a time when you faced a challenging interpersonal experience. How did you navigate the situation and what did you learn from it? (600 words)

Wharton Essay 3: "Innovation is central to our culture at Wharton. It is a mentality that must encompass every aspect of the School - whether faculty research, teaching or alumni outreach." - Thomas S. Robertson, Dean, The Wharton School. Keeping this component of our culture in mind, discuss a time when you have been innovative in your personal or professional life. (600 words)

Wharton Reapplicant Essay: Please use this space to explain how you have reflected on the previous decision on your application and to discuss any updates to your candidacy (e.g., changes in your professional life, additional coursework, extracurricular/volunteer engagements). You may also use this section to address any extenuating circumstances. (250 words)

Wharton Optional Essay: If you feel there are extenuating circumstances of which the Committee should be aware, please explain them here (e.g., unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, or questionable academic performance, significant weaknesses in your application). (250 words)

Wharton MBA Application Essays 2010-2011

Wharton Required Essay: What are your professional objectives? (300 words)

Wharton Essay 1: Student and alumni engagement has at times led to the creation of innovative classes. For example, through extraordinary efforts, a small group of current students partnered with faculty to create a timely course entitled, “Disaster Response: Haiti and Beyond,” empowering students to leverage the talented Wharton community to improve the lives of the Haiti earthquake victims. Similarly, Wharton students and alumni helped to create the “Innovation and the Indian Healthcare Industry” which took students to India where they studied the full range of healthcare issues in India. If you were able to create a Wharton course on any topic, what would it be? (700 words)

Wharton Essay 2:Reflect on a time when you turned down an opportunity. What was the thought process behind your decision? Would you make the same decision today? (600 words)

Wharton Essay 3: Describe a failure that you have experienced. What role did you play, and what did you learn about yourself? How did this experience help to create your definition of failure? (600 words)

Wharton Essay 4: Discuss a time when you navigated a challenging experience in either a personal or professional relationship. (600 words)

Wharton MBA Application Essays 2009-2010

Wharton Essay 1: As a leader in global business, Wharton is committed to sustaining “a truly global presence through its engagement in the world”. What goals are you committed to and why? How do you envision the Wharton MBA contributing to the attainment of those goals? (750-1000 words)

Wharton Essay 2: Tell us about a time when you had to adapt by accepting/understanding the perspective of people different from yourself. (750-1000 words)

Wharton Essay 3: Describe a failure that you have experienced. What role did you play, and what did you learn about yourself? (500 words)

Wharton Essay 4a: a. Give us a specific example of a time when you solved a complex problem.

Wharton Essay 4b: b. Tell us about something significant that you have done to improve yourself, in either your professional and/or personal endeavors.

Wharton Optional Essay :If you feel there are extenuating circumstances of which the Committee should be aware, please explain them here (e.g., unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, TOEFL waiver request, inconsistent or questionable academic performance, significant weaknesses in your application) (250 words)

Wharton MBA Application Essays 2008-2009

Wharton Essay 1: Describe your career progress to date and your future short-term and long-term career goals. How do you expect a Wharton MBA to help you achieve these goals, and why is now the best time for you to join our program? (1,000 words)

Wharton Essay 2: Describe a failure or setback that you have experienced. How did you respond, and what did you learn about yourself? (500 words)

Wharton Essay 3: Where in your background would we find evidence of your leadership capacity and/or potential? (500 words)

Wharton Essay 4: Please respond to one  of the following questions

a. Describe an experience you have had innovating or initiating, your lessons learned, the results and impact of your efforts. (500 words)

b. Is there anything about your background or experience that you feel you have not had the opportunity to share with the Admissions Committee in your application? If yes, please explain. (500 words)

Wharton MBA Application Essays 2007-2008

Wharton Essay 1: Describe your career progress to date and your future short-term and long-term career goals. How do you expect a Wharton MBA to help you achieve these goals, and why is now the best time for you to join our program? (1,000 words)

Wharton Essay 2: Describe a failure or setback that you have experienced. How did you respond, and what did you learn about yourself? (500 words)

Wharton Essay 3: Tell us about a situation in which you were an outsider. What did you learn from the experience? (500 words)

Wharton Essay 4: Complete one of the following two questions:

Where in your background would we find evidence of your leadership capacity and/or potential? (500 words)

Is there anything about your background or experience that you feel you have not had the opportunity to share with the Admissions Committee in your application? If yes, please explain. (500 words)

Optional Essay: If you feel there are extenuating circumstances of which the Committee should be aware, please explain them here (e.g., unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, TOEFL waiver request, inconsistent or questionable academic performance, significant weaknesses in your application) (250 words)

Wharton MBA Application Essays 2006-2007

Wharton Essay 1: Describe your career progress to date and your future short-term and long-term career goals. How do you expect an MBA from Wharton to help you achieve these goals, and why is now the best time for you to join our program? (1,000 words)

Wharton Essay 2: Describe a failure or setback that you have experienced. How did you respond, and what did you learn about yourself? (500 words)

Wharton Essays 3 and 4: Complete 2 of the following 4 questions (500 words each):

Describe a personal characteristic or quality that will help the Admissions Committee to know you better.

Describe an impact you've had on a team, group or organization. How has this experience been valuable to you or others, and what did you learn?

What do you do best and why?

When have your values, ethics, or morals been challenged? How has this shaped who you are today?

Wharton Optional Essay: If you feel there are extenuating circumstances of which the Committee should be aware, please explain them here (e.g., unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, inconsistent or questionable academic performance, significant weaknesses in your application). (250 words)

           
           
 

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