Prospective Students

AAMBAA works closely with the Wharton MBA Admissions Office to ensure that students of African descent have the resources available to become successful MBA candidates. We do so through active outreach, admissions counseling, and leveraging the expertise of the current MBA membership.

Whitney M. Young Jr. Memorial Conference: Founded in 1973, the conference honors the legacy of Whitney M. Young Jr., who dedicated his life to the fill participation of African-Americans in the nation’s economic and political systems. The 40th annual Whitney M. Young Jr. Memorial Conference will be held December 6-8, 2013. There will be prospective student activities taking place on December 6, 2013.

AAMBAA invites you to join our Application Mentorship Program.

AAMBAA represents all students of African descent in the MBA program and supports our members professionally, academically and socially. AAMBAA’s key initiatives include group tutoring, study guides, a career fair, recruiting assistance, and deep connections with corporate sponsors. Once you have decided that Wharton is the place for you, AAMBAA’s Applicant Mentorship Program will help you by pairing you with a current MBA student who can give you advice on your application.

  • Our Application Mentors are current MBA students in AAMBAA who have been in your shoes
  • AAMBAA Application Mentors will comment on your essay packet, an AAMBAA Application Mentor will also review your essay
  • Deadlines: Application review deadlines for rounds 2 & 3 are below.

To be considered for the AAMBAA Applicant Mentorship Program, please contact our prospective students co-chairs:
James Shoetan, WG’15 shoetan@wharton.upenn.edu
James Tucker, WG’15 tuckerja@wharton.upenn.edu

MBA Admissions Deadlines 2014-2015

Deadlines: The application review deadlines for each round are below.

MBA Program

Application Deadline Decision Release Date
Round 1 October 1, 2014 December 16, 2014
Round 2 January 5, 2015 March 24, 2015
Round 3 March 26, 2015 May 5, 2015

MBA/MA–Lauder and JD/MBA

Application Deadline Decision Release Date
Round 1 October 1, 2014 December 16, 2014
Round 2 January 5, 2015 March 24, 2015

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For any additional queries about applying to the Wharton MBA program, please visit the Wharton MBA Admissions website.