How to Apply to Leadership in the Business World What You Need to Know about LBW: Program Name: Leadership in the Business World Locations: The Wharton School | University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia The Wharton School | San Francisco Program Dates: July 7 – August 3, 2013 (4 weeks) Tuition: $5995.00 Application Fee: $75.00 Eligibility: Rising high school seniors Deadlines: Online Application Form due March 1, 2013 Supporting Documents due March 8, 2013 Financial Aid Application due March 15, 2013 Decisions: Admissions Decisions released beginning April 5, 2013 What You Need to Complete the Application Form: □ Applicant and Parent/Guardian contact information □ High School Information (name, address, phone number, etc.) □ Two Recommenders: You will be asked to provide the contact information (name, position, school e-mail address, and phone number) for two current or recent teachers who will complete letters of recommendation on your behalf. □ Test results for PSAT, SAT, ACT are optional, but highly recommended. Students who do not speak English as their first language will also be asked to supply TOEFL results. □ A description of your responsibilities and involvement in three separate school activities. □ A description of any other honors and activities. □ An essay (300-400 words) describing a leadership moment of personal importance to you. □ $75 non-refundable application fee, to be paid online by credit card or personal check at the time of application. Must be paid to submit and save application data. IMPORTANT!: We recommend having all of the data above prepared before you proceed to your application form. Application pages will time-out after 20 minutes of inactivity. Application data will not be saved until you have worked through all pages and submit your information by paying your application fee on the last page of the online form. Please be advised that, once submitted, you will be able to access your application to make changes or add information. Supplemental Materials Needed to Complete Your Application for Admission: □ Copy of official academic transcript including Fall 2012 grades. □ School or Academic Profile, available through your school’s website or guidance office. This document provides basic information about your school, including history, grading system, testing averages, matriculation, etc. □ Two letters of recommendation o Each recommender must complete their recommendation before March 8, 2013. o After submitting your application, we will email each recommender. Please be sure to follow up to confirm that they have received a letter of recommendation request email from. If the email is not delivered within 24 hours, please suggest that they check spam and junk mail folders. If not received, e-mail [email protected] □ Copies of Official Test Score Reports to support all test results listed on your application. Standardized test scores are optional, but highly recommended. o For SAT scores, LBW is listed on collegeboard.com under ETS code 6999 □ Financial Aid Application (if applicable) Students who wish to apply for financial aid will be asked to complete a financial aid application and submit any applicable 1040 (or equivalent). Details will be included in your confirmation e-mail. Admission to LBW is need-blind.
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