Posts Tagged ‘Darden School of Business’

UVA Darden 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 24, 14:04 PM   Comments [0]

Darden led the way with a one-essay application. Some may feel that fewer essays indicate that essays are losing importance. My suspicion is that the remaining essays and short-answers are as or more important than they ever were. Especially at a program emphasizing the case...

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UVA Darden Dean to Step Down and Return to Teaching

By - Apr 25, 09:02 AM   Comments [0]

Robert E. Bruner is stepping down as dean of UVA Darden at the conclusion of his second term in July 2015 to return to teaching and writing. Bruner has been on the Darden faculty since 1982 and dean for nearly a decade. He is currently...

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Darden’s Dean On the Value of International MBA Students

By - Oct 29, 05:37 AM   Comments [0]

Against a backdrop of public debate on immigration, and assertions that international students are taking away places on college campuses that should go to American-born students, Dean Robert Bruner of the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business explains in a recent blog post why...

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UVA Darden MBA Interview with Current Student Blogger Caroline Kalinoski

By - Sep 29, 08:47 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with UVA Darden student blogger, Caroline Kalinoski, a second-year student with lots of advice to share about the application process, Darden clubs and courses, and favorite study spots on campus. Thank you Caroline and best of luck to you! (You can read...

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UVA Darden 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 9, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Darden led the way with a one-essay application. Some may feel that fewer essays indicate that essays are losing importance. My suspicion is that the remaining essays and short-answers are as or more important than they ever were. Especially at a program emphasizing the case...

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UVA Darden MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 2, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

Darden was the trendsetter two years ago when they first introduced the single MBA essay question. The other school most devoted to the case method, HBS, has followed suit this year and many other programs have streamlined the number of questions or the word counts...

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UV Darden MBA Program Announces Single Essay Prompt

By - Jun 25, 05:54 AM   Comments [0]

Will abbreviated MBA application essays officially become a trend (see HBS)? The University of Virginia's Darden School of Business, which required just one essay prompt in last year's application, will again pose a single essay question for the 2013-2014 admissions cycle. Here it is: Share your thought...

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The Case Method: Alive and Thriving or On its Way Out?

By - Oct 15, 13:13 PM   Comments [0]

The case method approach has come under increased scrutiny of late. Established by Harvard Business School more than a century ago, it is still widely used at top MBA programs worldwide.  Harvard relies on the case method for approximately 80 percent of its instruction, and...

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UV Darden Offers Free Online Course on Smart Biz Growth

By - Sep 24, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

Come January, anyone with a computer and an Internet connection will be able to take advantage of Darden School of Business's first "massive open online course", or MOOC, called "Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses." Last month, the school announced the upcoming course, which...

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UVA Darden Essay Tips

By - Aug 27, 14:29 PM   Comments [0]

Continuing the trend started last year, UVA Darden again asks candidates to answer only one essay question. While you only have to write 500 words, you have to make those words count. Leadership is crucial to future Darden MBAs. Personal qualities are also crucial to...

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