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UPenn Wharton RD

kg2013kg2013 159 replies22 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 181 Junior Member
Would like to start a thread for UPenn RD --especially for Undergrad Business in Wharton.
Background -- our son applied day before the last day of deadline. Attends one of the top 10 schools in the country (for the last many years based on US News Ranking).
Anybody got interview so far?
Also, those who got in in ED round....any feedback on how long you had to wait before you got an interview? Also, is there a data available on how many people were ED and how many students were offered admission? Thank you.
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  • nellyonenellyone 43 replies7 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 50 Junior Member
    There is already a thread for RD: https://talk.collegeconfidential.com/university-pennsylvania/2115679-upenn-class-of-2023-rd.html#latest

    I know of some people who applied RD and have had their interview already. I applied ED and was given an interview two days after.

    Here is the stats for ED acceptance, straight from Dean Furda's website: https://www.page217.org/university-of-pennsylvania-class-of-2023-early-decision-program/
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  • kg2013kg2013 159 replies22 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 181 Junior Member
    Hi neilyone -- thank you! the RD people who got interview --do you have some idea how long it took them before they got the interview?
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  • nellyonenellyone 43 replies7 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 50 Junior Member
    I'm sorry but I don't know how long it took. No need to stress, people were getting interview requests at the last second for ED. It won't hurt your application if you don't get one.
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  • UesugiKenshinUesugiKenshin 14 replies0 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 14 New Member
    Does Wharton have an Econ program as well? And is it easy to get into?
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  • bblaughbblaugh 1 replies0 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 1 New Member
    When you graduate from Wharton you get a BS in Economics. At the school, you concentrate in a particular field though, like finance or operations.
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  • kindabluekindablue 58 replies6 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 64 Junior Member
    I was accepted ED as a nursing student and submitted my application about 1 week before November 1st. I was contacted about an interview one or two days before November 1st. For the other kids that applied from my school, they were contacted 1-2 weeks after they submitted their application. Hope this helped!
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  • miamia1234miamia1234 3 replies0 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 3 New Member
    what are my chances?

    what do you think my chances are?

    gpa: 3.9 unweighted and 5.4/6 weighted
    sat:1560 (780 in both)
    act: 35

    extracurriculars
    - school newspaper editor in chief
    - chamber choir alto section leader
    - choir secretary
    -national winner 3 times at FBLA conference
    -spanish honor society secretary
    - regions, all state, and all eastern choirs (3 years)
    - created science research club at school
    -created social initiative
    - Columbia science program
    -interned at lab in Columbia
    -national science award recipient
    -interned at television production company
    - volunteers with blind kids
    -volunteer at religious center
    -volunteer at preschool
    - work at kumon (4 years)

    essays
    9.5/10
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