• Admissions Support

  • Join us for Wharton MBA Military Visit Day

    We invite you to visit Wharton’s campus on Thursday, September 12 for our Military Visit Day. During the day you will meet members of the Wharton community and discover our distinctively collaborative environment, innovative learning, global access, and diversity of talent that places you at the leading edge of new ideas that shape worldwide practice in the business, non-profit, and government sectors. The day will include an overview of the admissions and financial aid processes, career management opportunities that are available to Wharton students, the opportunity to visit a Wharton class, and the chance to network with current Veteran students at Wharton. If you have any questions, please email whartonveterans@wharton.upenn.edu.

    What: Wharton MBA Military Visit Day

    When: Thursday, September 12, 2019 | 8:00am - 5:00pm ET (you may also attend an optional weekly MBA social gathering called Wharton Pub until 8pm)

    Where: Wharton Philadelphia Campus | Jon M. Huntsman Hall - 3730 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104

    Who: Current military members or veterans interested in the Wharton MBA program

  • ROUND 1

    Application Deadline

    Sep 17, 2019

     

    Interview Invitations

    Oct 29, 2019

     

    Decision Release

    Dec 18, 2019

    ROUND 2

    Application Deadline

    Jan 7, 2020

     

    Interview Invitations

    Feb 13, 2020

     

    Decision Release

    Mar 26, 2020

    ROUND 3

    Application Deadline

    Apr 1, 2020

     

    Interview Invitations

    Apr 16, 2020

     

    Decision Release

    May 8, 2020

  • Application & Mentorship

    If you served in your country's military, the Wharton Veterans Club thanks you for your service and stands ready to assist you during the application process. The club regularly provides advice to active duty, transitioning military, and veterans in the following areas:

     

    Program Search & Selection

    Program Information Gathering

    Application Mentorship

     

    To begin your relationship with Wharton and the Veterans Club, please reach out to one of the Veterans Club Admission Representatives below who best match your profile. Please include your country of origin, branch of service, and if available, a draft of your resume (no matter how rough).

  • Admissions Representatives

    Admission Representatives assist military and veterans during the application process. Please email our general account at whartonveterans@wharton.upenn.edu.

     

  • Brendan Aronson

    Email: aronsonb@wharton.upenn.edu

    Graduation Year: 2020

    Branch of Service: US Marine Corps

    Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Brendan attended the US Naval Academy for undergrad and commissioned as a Marine Infantry officer in 2012. After serving for 6 years, Brendan matriculated at Wharton and is currently majoring in Finance and Entrepreneurship. At school, he is involved in the Veterans' club and serves as an Admissions Fellow and Venture Fellow.

    Everette Richardson

    Email: everette@wharton.upenn.edu

    Graduation Year: 2021

    Branch of Service: US Air Force

    Originally from Fontana, California Everette attended the US Air Force Academy for undergrad and commissioned as an Air Force Acquisitions Officer in 2014. After serving for 5 years, Everette matriculated at Wharton and is currently majoring in Finance and Real Estate. At school, he is on the board for the Real Estate Club and is involved with AAMBAA and the Veterans' club.

    Kelly Lombard

    Email: lombardk@wharton.upenn.edu

    Graduation Year: 2020

    Branch of Service: U.S. Navy

    Originally from Philadelphia, Kelly studied Mechanical Engineering at Villanova University and graduated in 2011. Kelly enlisted as a Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician following his undergrad and served for 6 years. Kelly then interned in Electronic Equities at JPMorgan before matriculating at Wharton where he is an Operations and Marketing duel major. Following Wharton, he will work as a consultant for Bain & Co. in the NYC office. At school, he is involved in the Veterans Club, serves as a Communications Fellow, and is on the Wharton Dean’s Advisory Council.

    Alec Emmert

    Email: aemmert@wharton.upenn.edu
    Graduation Year: 2020
    Branch of Service: US Navy

    Born in Washington, D.C., Alec spent most of his childhood in South America. He returned to D.C. where he graduated from high school, then went on to attend the U.S. Naval Academy from which he graduated in 2005. He served on active duty for a total of eight years, both as a submarine officer and as an operations planner in the Middle East and Europe. After leaving active duty, he spent several years as a consultant in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Alec is currently the Co-President of the Wharton Veterans Club, an active member of its rugby and boxing clubs, a McNulty Venture Fellow, a Perry World House Associate, and the Editor-in-Chief of the Wharton Journal. He will be joining McKinsey&Co's Philadelphia office following graduation.

    Dina Kurman

    Email: kurmand@wharton.upenn.edu
    Graduation Year: 2020
    Branch of Service: IDF - Air Force

    Originally from Tel-Aviv, Israel, Dina attended the Bar- Ilan University for undergrad, where she majored in Applied Mathematics. She commanded over the Aviation Firefighting Course in the Israeli Air force. After serving for three years in the IDF and building a career as a Software Engineer and a Team Leader, Dina pursued her MBA at Wharton and is currently majoring in Business Analytics. Dina is the Co-President of the Wharton Israeli Club, Wharton Squash Club, and is involved in the Veterans' club.

    Chris Pawlik

    Email: cbpawlik@wharton.upenn.edu

    Graduation Year: 2020

    Branch of Service: US Army

    Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Chris attended the US Military Academy at West Point and commissioned as an Army Infantry officer in 2013. After serving for 5 years, Chris matriculated at Wharton and is currently majoring in Finance and Accounting. At school, he is involved in the Veterans club, Finance club and serves as an Admissions Fellow. Chris interned with Credit Suisse in NYC between his first and second year, and will return there to work full-time upon graduation.

    Bethany Dumas

    Email: bdumas@wharton.upenn.edu

    Graduation Year: 2020

    Branch of Service: US Army

    Bethany hails from Dallas, Texas and attended the University of Texas at Arlington and commissioned as an Adjutant General Corps officer in 2009 and recently transitioned to become an Operations Research and Strategic Analysis (ORSA) officer. She is an active-duty sponsored student at Wharton and is currently majoring in Statistics and Business Analytics. At school, she is involved in the Veterans' club and serves as an Admissions Liaison and Communications Fellow.