Admissions Fellows

Wharton MBA Admissions serves to identify, recruit, and enroll the most academically talented, community-oriented, and engaged candidates into the Wharton MBA student body each year. This goal is only attainable with the help from Admissions Fellows (AF) . AF supports the Wharton MBA Admissions Office by serving as ambassadors, evaluators, and advisors. Admissions Fellows serve a crucial role in helping to promote, recruit, inform, and evaluate prospective students in partnership with Wharton MBA Admissions.  Learn more about our current fellows!

Duties

  • Represent Wharton at Information Sessions and coffee chats
  • Answer prospective student questions throughout the year
  • Facilitate the on-campus Team Based Discussions (TBDs)
  • Make congratulatory calls to accepted students
  • Interview the incoming Admissions Fellows next spring

Number

  • 45-55

Length

  • Full year-May-May

Selection Criteria

  • Selection based on application, academic standing, attendance record, and an interview.

Selection Calendar

  • Incoming Admissions Fellow Information Sessions: Tuesday, March 17th at 5:00 PM and Wednesday, March 18th at 12:00 PM
  • Admissions Fellow Application Opens: Thursday, March 19th
  • Admissions Fellow Application Deadline: Thursday, March 26th at 5:00 PM EST
    Mandatory In-person Admissions Fellow Interviews (all candidates must interview for consideration): Wednesday, April 1st – Friday, April 3rd; Monday, April 6th – Wednesday, April 8th
  • Admissions Fellow Decision Release: Thursday, April 23rd
  • Admissions Fellow Offer Deadline: Monday, April 27th
  • Mandatory Admission Fellow Orientation: Wednesday, March 29th from 5:00 – 8:00 PM

Commitment Time/Dates

  • Information Session Training: Early September
  • Team Based Discussion Training: Mid October & Early Feb.
  • Team Based Discussion Practice Sessions: Late October
  • Team Based Discussions:
    • Round 1 (November): 2 weeks
    • Round 2 (Mid February/Early March): 3 weeks
    • Round 3 (Early April): 1 week
  • Information Sessions: 2 one-hour sessions per semester

Conflicts with other Fellows programs

No known conflicts