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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

04/10/2014

Round 2 applicants should have received final admissions decisions on March 25, 2014. Meanwhile, the third and final deadline lapsed on March 27, 2014.

Basic Stats

MEDIAN GMAT720
GPAN/A
CLASS SIZE837
% FEMALE42%

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03/25/2014

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03/21/2014

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03/17/2014

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03/11/2014

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02/18/2014

Trivia Tuesday: Wharton’s Lauder Program

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Interview Reports

04/18/2014

Wharton MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Second-year Student / On-Campus

I arrived about 15 minutes early and chatted with some of the other interviewees. Everyone was very nice and friendly. We were called into three...

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03/12/2014

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

My interview was in London with a team of 5 others. I got there 45 minutes early and was the first to arrive. Gradually other team members arrived...

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03/07/2014

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

1. Healthcare portion I interviewed for the health care major, which involves an interview with the director of the program. I already have a...

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03/04/2014

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

I arrived an hour early to avoid rush hour traffic. This gave me time to get settled and converse with all my group mates. It made me less nervous...

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02/24/2014

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...

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