Amy Hazen

Associate Director, The Wharton School

Amy comes from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where she was Associate Director. Amy devoted 12 years at the Wharton School, working closely with MBA students and supporting the admissions team.

During her tenure at Wharton, Amy served as a trusted adviser to prospective applicants as well as admitted and matriculated students.  She conducted admissions chats with applicants early in the admissions process, she administered interviews with hopeful students, she read and reviewed completed applicant files, and she also participated in admissions committee meetings. Amy also represented the school at recruiting and welcome events.

Prior to joining Wharton, Amy spent 5 years as a journalist, writing and editing for a number of mid-sized newspapers on both the East and West coasts. She earned her undergraduate degree in journalism from Penn State University and she also holds a Masters in Liberal Arts from the University of Pennsylvania.

Amy was born and raised in Philadelphia but now calls San Francisco home, where she lives with her husband and two young children. If you really want to get her talking, ask her about her passion for travel and her visits to more than 40 countries on six continents!