Tag Archives: Wharton School

In the Coronavirus Era, Wharton Admissions Officer Shares Relevant Lessons from 2008 Economic Crisis

Once again, we bring you expert MBA admissions insight from a member of the Stacy Blackman Consulting team. Anthony joined SBC following a nine-year stint at Wharton as an Admissions Officer and Career Center Manager.  …

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Wharton to Offer Quantitative Finance Major

Starting next year, MBA students at the Wharton School can now choose quantitative finance as a major. The offering comes thanks to a newly announced $8 million gift from alumnus Bruce Jacobs. The school will …

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Two Schools Share Top Spot in US News 2021 Ranking

This year, U.S. News and World Report made room for two elite programs to share first place. Stanford’s Graduate School of Business now joins last year’s winner, University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, in a tie …

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Erika James Named Dean of the Wharton School

The search for a new dean to take the reins at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has come to an end. Today, the school announced that Erika James would step into the role effective …

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Financial Times Announces 2020’s Global MBA Ranking

Despite the reported weakening demand for the MBA, in our experience, interest in top U.S. MBA programs remains strong. This week, the 2020 global MBA ranking announced by the Financial Times continued to show some …

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B-Schools Work to Attract Non-Traditional Applicants

Admissions teams continue to ramp up efforts to attract non-traditional applicants to their MBA programs, says the Graduate Management Admission Council. These prospective students bring unique experiences and skills to business school and the business …

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