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Wharton Spotlight: Cotopaxi Social Impact Venture


Wharton alum Davis Smith (WG’11, G’11) and his wife Asialene started their outdoor gear company, Cotopaxi, with a simple goal – to make gear for good. With more than a billion people living in extreme poverty, Cotopaxi, has a socialRead More

Posted on April 7, 2014Jillian Seguin Posted in: Wharton Spotlight

As one round closes another begins…


Happy April! Spring has finally arrived here, in Philadelphia, and it’s so nice to see people outside enjoying the slightly warmer weather. Last week was an exciting time in the MBA Admissions Office, as we released Round 2 decisions onRead More

Posted on April 1, 2014MBA Admissions Tagged with:
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Spring Forward

Maryellen Lamb, Wharton Deputy Vice Dean

The admissions staff is back in the office after several weeks of crisscrossing the globe to meet Round 2 applicants for Team Based Discussions.  As usual, we were highly impressed by the quality of candidates we saw in this round, as wellRead More

Posted on March 21, 2014Rebekah Jackson Posted in: From the Deputy Vice Dean

Geoffrey Garrett Named Next Dean of the Wharton School


Geoffrey Garrett has been named dean of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1. The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price. “Geoff Garrett has a proven track record asRead More

Posted on March 17, 2014Rebekah Jackson Posted in: Wharton Spotlight

Spring Visit Days


We look forward to starting up the campus visit program next week once students return from their spring break travels. For more information on what we offer and how to register for our visit program, please check out our website.Read More

Posted on March 13, 2014MBA Admissions Posted in: From the Admissions Committee

Looking Ahead


Happy March! As Round 2 interviews wrap up in the coming days, we wanted to provide a quick update in advance of the decision release date and the Round 3 application deadline at the end of the month. Over theRead More

Posted on March 5, 2014MBA Admissions Posted in: From the Admissions Committee, General Admissions

Campus Visit Program Update


The formal campus visit program will not be running during the week of March 10, 2014 due to spring break, but the MBA Admissions and Financial Aid Office will be open as usual during this time. The campus visit program willRead More

Posted on February 26, 2014MBA Admissions Posted in: General Admissions

Wharton Spotlight: Panama Global Forum

The 100th Anniversary of the Panama Canal

Since 1993, Wharton has been holding Global Forums in major cities of political and economic importance around the world. As one of Wharton’s key Lifelong Learning events, our Forums bring together alumni, faculty, staff, current students, prospective candidates and keyRead More

Posted on February 13, 2014MBA Admissions Posted in: Wharton Spotlight

University Closing

WG in snow

The University will be closed on Thursday, February 13, 2014 due to impending inclement weather. Our office will re-open on Friday, February 14th at 8:30 am. Please e-mail us directly at should you have any immediate questions. Thank you all forRead More

Posted on February 12, 2014MBA Admissions Posted in: General Admissions

The Big Game

Maryellen Lamb, Wharton Deputy Vice Dean

Last week was quite a week.  The Class of 2015 was hard at work recruiting for summer internship opportunities and Wharton had the pleasure of hosting nearly 300 admits for Winter Welcome Weekend.  I enjoy seeing the campus abuzz withRead More

Posted on February 7, 2014MBA Admissions Posted in: From the Deputy Vice Dean
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