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

We continue our Admissions Director Q&A series with Blair Mannix, the Director of Admissions of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in Philadelphia.  In addition to rigorous quantitative training, Wharton MBA students enjoy an intimate learning environment due to the Learning Team and cohort structure. Students spend their first year... Read more »

Wharton HQ Developed as New Platform for Spring Welcome Weekend

For newly admitted MBA students, spring is a time to get to know their future campus and fellow classmates at Welcome Weekends. During these events, students as well as their spouses or partners convene on campus to begin building relationships and getting a feel for a school’s culture.  The coronavirus... Read more »

Wharton Prism Fellowship Awards Leader in LGBTQIA+ Community

The Wharton School kicked off Pride Month by announcing the first recipient of their new Prism Fellowship, which is designated for an outstanding MBA student who is both a member of and demonstrates leadership in support of the LGBTQIA+ community.  The inaugural recipient of the Prism Fellowship is Colan Wang,... Read more »

MBA Students Host Virtual Game Show to Raise Funds for Doctors Without Borders

Let’s get ready to… fundraaaaaaaise!  The MBA Battle Royale, a virtual game show featuring students from leading business schools, will raise funds for Doctors Without Borders this Saturday, May 16th at 8 p.m. EST.  Tickets are on sale now for $12, $25, $50 or however much more you’d like to... Read more »

Celebrate our 100th Podcast Episode!

Tens of thousands of MBA hopefuls have tuned into Clear Admit’s various podcast episodes since our debut with the format in March of 2018. We proudly released our 100th podcast episode this week—another advice-packed edition of the series, Wire Taps.  Having reached this milestone, we’re taking a look at our... Read more »

Real Humans of Morgan Stanley: Kevin Connors, Wharton ’18, Media & Telecom Associate

Morgan Stanley has three business units: institutional securities, global wealth management, and investment management. It is the third largest bank in the world, based on investment banking revenues in 2019. In this edition of Real Humans: Alumni, hear from Kevin Connors about the appeal of investment banking, his MBA journey... Read more »

The Wharton Experience During COVID-19

The University of Pennsylvania’s campus is a beautiful one—there is even a strip that feels like it could be from Dead Poets Society. One of the perks of collegiate life while strolling through such settings is simply running into a classmate—not that you would necessarily wander off to read poetry... Read more »

Episode 97: Wire Taps—Special Guests Discuss Choosing Harvard, Stanford or Wharton

We have an exciting podcast episode of Wire Taps for you this week, featuring a pair of special guests who have been sharing their interesting admissions journeys this season on MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire. Tune in for their discussion with Clear Admit’s admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown,... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Decisions & Deadlines, April 20-24, 2020

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Final Rounds are Underway, Many Getting Extended!  Rounds 1 and 2 are now behind us. Round 3 deadlines are underway. The deadlines listed are up to... Read more »

Fundraising by Wharton EMBAs Supports Frontlines of COVID-19 Response

A team of 10 Executive MBA students from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania have banded together to deliver personal protective equipment (PPE) to those on the frontlines of the COVID-19 battle.  The team leverages expertise and their network to be an end-to-end trusted supply chain, with great... Read more »

Real Humans of Amazon: Roshni Naidu, Wharton ’18, Senior Technical Product Manager

“Alexa, what is the weather today?” “Hey Alexa, play some 80s classics.” “Alexa, how many tech products does Amazon have?” Amazon, the largest online retailer and AI assistant producer, is a part of most people’s daily lives.  Hundreds of millions of people shop on their dot com, while countless others... Read more »

Real Humans of Google: Senyo S. Abotsi, Wharton ’19, Product Specialist

Google has seven products with 1 billion users, and countless more products being ushered from ideation to development and delivery.  Their product management teams work on new technologies, platforms, consumer facing products, and/or enterprise systems.  Being in charge of product execution entails leadership, teamwork and superior management skills, among others... Read more »

Real Humans of Apple: Kristin Glaspie, Wharton ’18, Supply Demand Management

The MBA experience can be a transformative one, opening up doors and ideas one may not have considered pre-business school. For Kristin Glaspie, Wharton MBA ’18, she expected to return to consulting post-MBA. But then, her internship during business school shifted her path to operations at Apple.  Majoring in operations... Read more »

Real Humans of Microsoft: Steven Lipner, Wharton ’18, Account Executive for Commercial Enterprise

Headquartered in Redmond, Washington, Microsoft began there just about 45 years ago.  In the mid-1980s, it grew to dominate the personal computer operating system space, and has since maintained its stature as a household name.  Through decades of diversification, hundreds of millions of people now use Microsoft’s products.  From development... Read more »

Real Humans of Facebook: Jenina Soto, Wharton ’17, GMS Business Planning & Operations Associate

Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook along with a handful of fellow students and roommates while at Harvard College.  Our featured alumna today, Jenina Soto, also spent some time at Harvard (albeit, the Kennedy School of Government) before joining the social media and tech giant.  Before Harvard, Soto earned her MBA at... Read more »

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