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Wharton MBA Class of 2023 Achieves Long-Sought Milestone

The years-long effort to promote gender parity in the business leadership pipeline has paid off for The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, whose MBA Class of 2023 hit a historic milestone for the representation of women. The 897-member class also made records for GMAT score highs and LGBTQ... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Admissions Deadlines, September 6-10, 2021

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week and every week! Round 1 is here. Round 1 application deadlines are now underway. Monday, September 6, IESE has its Early Decision Round deadline. Tuesday, September... Read more »

Wharton Welcomes MBA Class with a Milestone Majority of Women

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania reaches a pivotal milestone this fall: For the first time in its 140-year history, a majority of incoming MBA candidates will be women. The incoming class of 2023 MBA students will be comprised of nearly 52 percent women, representing a 10 percent increase... Read more »

Admissions Director Q&A: Blair Mannix of The Wharton School

Blair Mannix, Director of Admissions at the Wharton School We are rolling along with our Admissions Director Q&A series and are thrilled to welcome Blair Mannix, Director of Admissions for The Wharton School. Blair has a rich history in higher education, working at Penn since 2008 and specifically in admissions... Read more »

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines & Rec Forms

Welcome to Weekly Refresh, a roundup of admissions advice and updates on the Clear Admit site. In this edition, we’re catching up with essay tips, recommendation forms and deadlines released the week of July 11th. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our experts’ advice in our... Read more »

Wharton Joins AltFinance, a $90M Investment in HBCUs

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is investing in the promise of alternative finance to bring diversity to the financial industry. The business school has partnered with Apollo Global Management, Ares Management, and Oaktree Capital Management to launch the $90 million AltFinance: Investing in Black Futures™, an initiative that... Read more »

New DeFi Toolkit: Wharton Professor & World Economic Forum Collaboration

At the peak in May, over $80 billion in digital assets were locked into Decentralized Finance, or DeFi, applications (i.e., MyEtherWallet and BurnerWallet) generally as liquidity or collateral supporting various services. Due to this new phenomenon, DeFi became a major development in global finance. However, many policy makers and other... Read more »

Weekly Refresh: Latest MBA Essay Questions, Analyzed – Plus Deadlines

Welcome to Weekly Refresh, a roundup of admissions advice and updates on the Clear Admit site. In this edition, we’re catching up with essay tips and deadlines since May. We’ll also be adding recommendation questions as they become available. Essay Tips Drafting your application essays? See the latest of our... Read more »

Real Humans of Merck: Drew Soloski, Wharton ’16, Project Manager, Global Project and Alliance Management – Oncology & Vaccines (Late Stage)

The Wharton MBA encourages students to develop an international mindset. From required global-focused core classes, international dual-degree programs, and global consulting opportunities, Wharton’s MBA students gain global perspectives. That’s what attracted Drew Soloski, Wharton MBA ‘16, to Wharton, where he pursued a joint degree program with the Lauder Institute that... Read more »

University of Pennsylvania Receives $5M Bitcoin Donation to Support Financial Innovation at Wharton

The University of Pennsylvania has received an anonymous $5 million bitcoin donation — the largest cryptocurrency gift the University has ever received — which will be used to support the intersection of finance and technology at The Wharton School. According to a University announcement, the bitcoin donation will support the... Read more »

MBA Essay Insight Events: Join Us On July 28!

We’re sure you’ve already heard that the application essays are a crucial component of the MBA application. So how can you ace this part of the admissions process? Get essay tips straight from admissions representatives at leading business schools during our upcoming MBA Essay Insight Event Series! We had our first... Read more »

Wharton Venture Lab Announces Virtual Startup Challenge Winner

University of Pennsylvania students recently competed for $135,000 in prizes in The Wharton School’s 2021 Venture Lab Virtual Startup Challenge. The competition invited student teams from across the Penn community to present their start-up ideas. In response, Penn students from the Wharton School, The College of Arts and Sciences, The... Read more »

Fridays from the Frontline: How I Navigated Virtual Recruiting and Secured My Summer Internship

Current Wharton MBA student, Nancy Zhang MBA ’22, shares her journey through virtual recruiting to a summer internship in this week’s Fridays from the Frontline. How I Navigated Virtual Recruiting and Secured My Summer Internship Nancy Zhang, Wharton MBA ’22© Matt Greenslade Nancy Zhang, WG’22, is interviewed by Sugirtha Stathis,... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions, May 10-14, 2021

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Round 3 decisions roll out. Round 3 decisions are now being released, and will continue for the next couple of weeks. Tuesday, May 11, UPenn /... Read more »

Real Humans of Amgen: Angelinda Chen, Wharton ‘18, Global Marketing Manager, Oncology Pipeline

After walking away from Wharton’s prospective student presentation, Angelinda Chen immediately knew that the University of Pennsylvania’s business school could help translate her dreams into reality. From that day on, embarking on her MBA at Wharton enabled her to own her career in a meaningful way.  Beyond Wharton’s interdisciplinary healthcare... Read more »

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