UPenn / WhartonBelow are MBA admissions interview questions and experiences submitted by Wharton applicants. If you interviewed at Wharton, we encourage you to submit a report detailing your experience!
Interview Questions & Reports
Like all interviews this year, my team-based discussion was hosted on Zoom by two second-year Wharton students. As everyone logged onto the platform, we introduced ourselves and kept some light chatter. Once the interview officially kicked off, the two second-year students kept their video on and watched us carry out... Read more »
The first interview was a team based discussion with 5 other applicants. There were 75% men and 25% women, myself included. The question discussed was how to plan the inauguration of a new building on the UPenn campus. What surprised me was that some candidates were completely silent and some... Read more »
Post-TBD, I had a 15-minute 1-on-1 interview with an Admissions Fellow in a separate Zoom link. It was very straightforward with only 2 questions: “Why MBA at Wharton?” and “What questions do you have for me?” For Lauder, it was a 30-minute Zoom call with another Admissions Fellow that was... Read more »
Team Based Discussion: Received interview invite on October 28th along with the discussion prompt (not allowed to disclose details of the prompt). I scheduled my team discussion for mid-November. I studied the prompt and prepared a few ideas and my 1 minute pitch before the interview. I was able to... Read more »
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GPA: 3.8. GMAT: 640. Los Angeles.
GPA: 3.98. South Korea.
GPA: 3.53. GMAT: 760. Austin, TX.
GPA: 3.8. GMAT: 760.
GPA: 3.85. GMAT: 730. USA.
GPA: 3.1. Los Angeles.
GPA: 3.3. GMAT: 710. India.