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The Wharton School – University of Pennsylvania

Jon M. Huntsman Hall

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is the first ever collegiate business school. Wharton offers prospective MBA applicants either a two-year, full-time program or a two-year Executive MBA program. The school also affords students the option of pursuing an MBA/MA through the well-regarded Lauder Program. Wharton is distinctive among leading programs for its high percentage of international students, mandatory yet flexible majors, and rigorous quantitative training.

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Current State

07/16/2014

Wharton’s third and final-round admissions decisions were rendered on May 6, 2014. Meanwhile, the Round 1 deadline for the Class of 2017 will be on October 1, 2014.

Basic Stats

MEDIAN GMAT720
GPAN/A
CLASS SIZE837
% FEMALE42%

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Interview Reports

04/18/2014

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Wharton MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom + Second-year student / On-Campus

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Wharton MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom / Off-Campus Hub – Singapore

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Wharton MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Adcom / Off-Campus Hub

I went to Shanghai for the interview. The first part was a group discussion lasting about 35min. The second part was one-on-one interview with the...