Wharton Stories: Admissions and Applying

“I’ve seen students evolve and gain so much confidence throughout their two years with us. It’s more than just the coursework at Wharton; students gain a huge professional network, a group of lifelong friends, and exposure to many different types of industries and professionals.” – Jennifer Craig, Philadelphia Class Manager

Meet Wharton EMBA Class Manager Jennifer Craig

“Take time to be thoughtful and be yourself. We want to really get to know you through these essays.” – Barbara Craft, Director of Admissions for The Wharton MBA Program for Executives

Wharton EMBA Admissions Director Shares Tips on Writing Strong Essays

“The best part about serving in the military is the people you serve with, and I’ve found this same sense of comradery with my fellow Wharton vets. From day one, we became a very close-knit group.” – Gia DeHart, WG’24

Honoring Veteran Students in the Wharton MBA Program for Executives

“The members of my learning team came into Orientation Week as strangers to one another and left as a family… I left orientation feeling lucky that I get to embark on this journey with the support of my team and the class overall.” -Naquan Ishman, WG’24

An Inside Look at the Wharton MBA Program for Executives’ Orientation Week

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