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Did you miss or want to revisit a session from Pre-Term?

Pre-Term will take place August 11-28, 2021.  

Attendance is required for all students; plan to be engaged in  activities for all days during this period. 

June 21, 2021 – Deadline to register for Pre-Term

Conflict? If you have a time conflict with any part of Pre-Term, submit the Conflict Request Form.

Pre-Term is an experience unique to the Wharton MBA Program.


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Set Up Your Accounts

Create your PennKey and Wharton account to access the Onboarding Checklist, and other Wharton and Penn resources.

MBA Onboarding Checklist

Use this checklist to ensure that you’re completing all of the tasks and deadlines as you start your MBA career!

Summer Onboarding

Begin your Wharton journey by keeping up-to-date on communications and learning about the MBA program and key resources.

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Get Ready for the Classroom

Pre-Arrival Assessments

Review information on the three academic pre-arrival assessments required of matriculating students.

Waivers & Placement Exams

Review the Waiver Guide and complete the Waiver Module. Opt to register for waiver and placement exams as well as accompanying prep courses

Curriculum & Courses

Discover the many options within the program and develop your academic plan.


Join the Community

Meet the Teams

Advisors and staff will be your support team throughout your Wharton experience. You will meet your Advising Support Network during Pre-Term.

International Resources

The Wharton community is ready to help you transition to making Philadelphia your home for the next two years.

MyWharton (Available in August)

Stay up-to-date on school happenings with program announcements, events and integrated calendar.


Begin with Pre-Term and MGMT 610


Pre-Term begins on August 11, 2021. During Pre-Term you’ll continue to engage with other members of the Class of 2023. Here you’ll lay the foundations for relationships that will last long past graduation.


MGMT610 is required for all MBA students.  Classes will begin on August 19, 2021. Review the Management 610 website for additional information.

Additional Resources


Access the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) we receive from admitted students to the Wharton MBA Program

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