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5 Steps to Fast-Track Your Application

Is There Still Time to Apply?  Yes, particularly if you have taken the GMAT/GRE within the past five years, or if you qualify for the GMAT/GRE waiver. 

Here are 5 steps to take to complete your application by May 17.

    1. Let us know that you plan to apply. If you have not already been in touch and would like us to watch for your application, contact Paige Harker Russom, Admissions Manager, by phone at 215-898-2897, or e-mail emtm-admissions@emtm.upenn.edu.

    2. Start your online application. Log-on, open an account, and begin as soon as possible. All the instructions you need can be found online — including how to send requests for recommendations. There is no fee to start an application, and you can work on it over several sessions. When you are ready to submit your application, there is a non-refundable application fee of $150, which you pay by credit card.

    3. Set in motion items that require coordination with others.

      A. Recommendations. Two professional recommendations are required from supervisors or professional colleagues. To expedite the process, please encourage your recommendations to use the online option for submission as soon as possible. 

      B. Transcripts. For previous school transcripts, you may submit a preliminary self-report of your transcript information using the online application. You may also submit a copy of your official transcripts, which will be used for evaluation purposes only. If you are admitted to the program, you will need to arrange for official transcripts from your previous academic institutions to be sent directly to the EMTM Office by mid-July.

      C. Letter of Endorsement. If you plan to attend full-time (Fridays and Saturdays) a "Letter of Endorsement" from your organization is required. This letter does not imply financial support, but confirms that your organization supports your application and will grant the time away from work needed to complete the requirements of the program, including the 4-day Orientation Session in late August. The letter should be on company letterhead, signed by your supervisor or an authorized executive. Click here for a sample Letter of Endorsement.
    4. Complete and submit your online application information and essays by May 17.  We will alert you about any missing materials once your application has been submitted. 

    5. When in doubt, call or e-mail: 215-898-2897 or emtm-admissions@emtm.upenn.edu. Paige Harker Russom, Admissions Manager, can provide information and answer your questions.


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