EMBA Stories: Admissions

Students share their perspectives on what it’s like to be Hispanic in The Wharton MBA Program for Executives.

Four Hispanic Student Perspectives At Wharton: The Journey To An MBA

“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

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

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

Craig Sharp, WG’17, says, “Wharton encourages diverse thinking and viewpoints, so you can be your authentic self.”

What’s It Like to Be LGBTQ+ in Wharton’s EMBA Program?