Wharton’s Finance faculty, widely recognized as the finest in the world, has been at the forefront of several areas of research. For example, members of the faculty have led modern innovations in theories of portfolio choice and savings behavior, which have significantly impacted the asset pricing techniques used by researchers, practitioners, and policymakers.
You may not submit an early decision application to more than one law school. Note: Applications must be submitted through Wharton no later than September 15, 2020, for Early Decision Round 1 and no later than January 5, 2021, for Early Decision Round 2.
Important Facts and Dates: Application Deadline: December 15 Note: Your completed application must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. A complete application includes the full online application and all supplemental application materials: letters of recommendation, personal statement and applicant history, test scores, and transcripts.PROGRAM OVERVIEW. Finance is both an approach to decision making and a key set of analytic and theoretical tools. While attention is given to the descriptive, institutional, and historical aspects, primary emphasis is placed on the analytical foundations of the discipline, emphasizing theory and methods of analysis and making extensive use of relevant techniques of micro and macroeconomic.We suggest that to respond effectively to Wharton’s prompts, you go the extra mile in learning about the school, so that you can write thoughtful, nuanced essays. Connect with students and alumni, attend admissions events, and especially, visit the campus (if possible) to get the kind of in-depth insight that will show the admissions committee you are really serious about Wharton and are.
The Admissions Committee examines essays several times with the help of many different eyes. Essays are one piece of the overall application and an opportunity for the applicant’s voice to be heard. “It’s a way of getting to know you,” Diane said. The committee wants to know you as a person and why you’re a good fit for Wharton.Read More
MBA essays can be hard to write, but they are one of the most important parts of the MBA application process.If you need help getting started, you may want to view a few sample MBA essays for inspiration. The sample MBA essay shown below has been reprinted (with permission) from EssayEdge.com.EssayEdge did not write or edit this sample MBA essay.Read More
Wharton’s highly selective Ph.D. program in Applied Economics offers students many resources not available at other institutions, such as a 1:1 faculty to student ratio and an up-front guarantee of five years of funding with minimal teaching requirements.Read More
The following essays were written by ARINGO candidates who got accepted to Wharton Business School MBA program over the past few years. Read these Wharton MBA Essay examples to get a sense of what they are looking for at Wharton Business School.Read More
Tuition and Financial Aid. We understand the cost of an undergraduate education is a major investment for most families, and we encourage you to visit the University’s Paying for a Penn Education page to find out more about the aid resources available to Wharton undergraduates.Read More
How to Prepare a Strong PhD Application Doctoral candidates and departmental coordinators at the Wharton School outline a few tips to help you navigate the PhD application process. It’s no secret the application process can be intimidating.Read More
Recommenders must write “essays” supporting Wharton MBA applicants Posted on July 11, 2017 July 23, 2018 by The MBA Exchange In a dramatic departure from the traditional MBA recommendation process, Wharton is now requiring that 2017-18 applicants be supported by two 300-word essays from each recommender.Read More
Essays: The essays use words to help us evaluate talent. The first essay is what do you want professionally from the Wharton MBA.We want students to do self-reflection on why they want this degree. We want students to explore the pivot moment (when they decided they wanted to do this) and unpack the talent and treasure they can bring to the MBA.Read More
Though often called a “finance factory,” Wharton does tend to build a relatively diverse class each year by looking beyond traditional investment banking professionals to fill its class. Beyond the numbers, Wharton tends to value students who demonstrate a collaborative personality, leadership potential, global mindset, and ability to think outside the box and innovate.Read More
The PhD Program in finance involves a great deal of very hard work, and there is keen competition for admission. For both these reasons, the faculty is selective in offering admission. Prospective applicants must have an aptitude for quantitative work and be at ease in handling formal models.Read More