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Wharton Essay Questions 2017-2018

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Following up on the announcement of their deadlines, the Wharton MBA blog has just announced the 2017-2018  Wharton essay questions for applicants targeting the Class of 2020.

Wharton MBA applicants for the 2017-2018 admissions season will respond to two required 400-500-word essays. The two essay questions remain unchanged from the previous year. 

2017-2018 Wharton Essay Questions

Essay 1 (Required)

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

Essay 2 (Required)

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)

Essay for Reapplicants

Explain how you have reflected on the previous decision about your application, and discuss any updates to your candidacy (.g., changes in your professional life, additional coursework, extracurricular/volunteer engagements). (250 words).

The adcom has noted that first-time applicants may use this section to address any extenuating circumstances (akin to an optional essay).

Stay tuned to this site for our in-depth essay topic analysis, which will be published later this week. And, now that the essays are out, get a jump start on your research with the FREE UPenn / Wharton School Snapshot!

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