Sample MBA Admissions Essays -- Wharton, Tuck and Columbia

In this post, I analyze the essay questions for the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania for Fall 2016 admission. You can find testimonials from my clients admitted to Wharton in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 here. While Wharton has not changed their website yet to indicate that the application essays from 2015 […]

 An MBA admissions expert breaks down this year's Wharton MBA admissions essays, individually.
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To become part of the esteemed Wharton class, you must first tackle the application. The prompts haven’t changed since last year, so here are a few tips to help you write a sensational essay and to bring you one step closer to admissions:

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Wharton Admissions Essays
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Application season at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business is officially underway with the release of the school’s 2015-2016 MBA admission essay questions. Let’s discuss from a high level some early thoughts on how best to approach these new essay prompts. There is only one required essay question this year, but an additional “optional” essay that candidates should strongly consider addressing is also presented.