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Wharton Essay Questions 2018-2019

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Following up on the announcement of their deadlines, the Wharton MBA blog has just announced the 2018-2019 Wharton essay questions for applicants targeting the Class of 2021.

Wharton MBA applicants for the 2018-2019 admissions season will respond to two required 400 and 500 word essays. Essay 2 has changed.  Essay 1 will remains the same.

2017-2018 Wharton Essay Questions

Essay 1 (Required)

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

Essay 2 (Required)

Describe an impactful experience or accomplishment that is not reflected elsewhere in your application. How will you use what you learned through that experience to 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 (e.g., changes in your professional life, additional coursework, extracurricular/volunteer engagements). (250 words)

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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