In this week’s podcast episode of Admissions Straight Talk, Linda Abraham speaks with the Wharton EMBA program admissions directors, Diane Sharp and Kathy Lilygren.
Be sure to listen to the full recording to learn what they are looking for in applications, when to apply, and what the EMBA program has to offer.
00:01:00 – You asked. Linda answers! She provides 5 key steps to help an MBA applicant prepare to get accepted in next year’s application cycle.
00:07:20 – The Wharton Executive MBA: What is it and whom is it for?
00:08:00 – Enjoy electives? Wharton EMBA has lots to choose from!
00:10:00 – Global Experience Element: What is it? Where will it take you?
00:12:29 – Global Modular Program – What is gained by this program?
00:15:20 – FT MBA vs PT EMBA Wharton programs.
00:19:34 – How much do MBA, EMBA and Wharton alumni network?
00:22:00 – Philadelphia and San Francisco Wharton Programs. Which campus is best for you?
00:24:50 – Stand out Wharton executive MBA grads: Steve and Don.
00:28:50 – How a Wharton EMBA can facilitate career change.
00:31:50 – Time management: Absolutely critical.
00:34:00 – How to make your Wharton application stand out (in a good way!).
00:40:20 – What NOT to do on your application
00:43:00 – Fact or fiction: A 700 GMAT is necessary for acceptance?
00:45:00 – The GMAT is your friend?!
00:46:55 – Diane’s and Kathy’s parting words and great advice.
The next (and last for 2015 admission) Wharton EMBA deadline is February 10, 2015. So if Wharton EMBA appeals and you are reading this around the time we post this podcast, you still have time to apply.
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