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June 16, 2016

Wharton adds a new question for Class of 2019 Application

Well, Wharton added a new question!  My full analysis is here are the qs taken from the Wharton Blog:
Essay 1:  What do you hope to gain professionally from the Wharton MBA? (500 words)
Essay 2: Teamwork is at the core of the Wharton MBA experience with each student contributing unique elements to our collaborative culture. How will you contribute to the Wharton community? (400 words)

Essay 1 is the same as last year.  Essay 2 replaces the optional essay on something positive.

My analysis for Essay 1 can be found here, which I will update when I do my post on this application.
Regarding Essay 2, the funny thing is that many of my clients admitted to Wharton more or less wrote on that topic using the optional essay.  It is an easy topic to write on and the nature of the question is such that any applicant would need to answer it for purposes of preparing for an interview.
More about all of this in about a week.

-Adam Markus
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