MBA Writing Requirement – WHCP 620 Essential Info

Driven by Alumni & Recruiters


The MBA Writing Requirement was created in response to:

  • Wharton Alumni—Who said that effective writing was a key contributor to their career success.
  • Recruiters—Who explained that, among MBA students, the ability to write well is one of the least common, but most valued skills sought by employers.

Individualized Feedback


Individualized Feedback:

  • Each incoming MBA student is assigned a writing coach, many of whom are professional journalists and editors.
  • Coaches will provide feedback on your assignments that is tailored to your individual strengths and weaknesses as a writer.

Flexible Workload & Next Steps


Flexible Workload:

  • The writing requirement takes place entirely online and so doesn’t conflict with any of your classes or other commitments.

Next steps:

  • After you have submitted the form below, you will be redirected to Canvas, Wharton’s online learning system. Here you will find the writing requirement under the Courses & Groups tab in the upper left of the page.

The Bloomberg Recruiter Report


Job Skills Companies Want But Can’t Get

  • Business schools are supposed to produce graduates who have the abilities companies need most. But corporate recruiters say some highly sought-after skills are in short supply among newly minted MBAs.
  • Look at the full chart, showing Communication skills among the top of the skills listed as less common, yet more desired.

Acknowledgement of the MBA Writing Requirement

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