Wharton Stories: Admissions and Applying

“Take time to be thoughtful and be yourself. We want to really get to know you through these essays,” advised Admissions Director Barbara Craft.

Wharton EMBA Admissions Directors Share Tips on Writing Strong Essays

Graduates say the keys to successful standardized test scores are planning ahead and forming a study strategy.

How These Alumni Prepared for the GMAT, GRE, and EA

With a historic balance of women in the MBA Class of 2023, Wharton examines its path to this milestone and efforts to build on progress made in the classroom and the workforce.

The Future Can Be Female

Daniel Wu, WG’20, highlights the importance of showing how you will add value to the organization, setting expectations, and being appreciative for partial funding.

How this Alumnus Asked His Company for Financial Sponsorship

“We read hundreds of applications from brilliant, innovative, and visionary young minds. And I couldn’t help but feel inspired and motivated to help cultivate such an amazing, diverse, and influential group of individuals.”

What to Know About the Moelis Advance Access Program Before You Apply

Lin Yuan, WG’21, says starting to study early and preparing for the logistics of test day are keys to success.

Engineering Manager Shares Tips for Taking the GRE

Mary Kroening, WG’22, says the keys to preparing for the GMAT are consistency, self-discipline, and knowing what to expect.

How Strategy and Time Management Can Help Improve Your GMAT Score

After deciding that the GRE was a better fit than the GMAT, Daniel Salazar, WG’21, says his study strategy involved “practice, practice, and more practice.”

Advice from an Engineer on Studying for the GRE

Malcolm Minty, WG’22, kept his eye on his goal and took a structured approach to focus on math and verbal basics.

How this Wharton EMBA Student Used a “Mr. Miyagi” Approach to Study for the GMAT

Wharton’s EMBA Diversity and Inclusion Officer Jessica Guerrero is committed to helping to “close the gap” between capabilities and opportunities for underrepresented minorities.

Why Racial and Gender Diversity is Important in Wharton’s EMBA Program