Posts Tagged ‘UV Darden’

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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University of Virginia Darden Executive MBA 2014 Admissions Tips

By - Dec 1, 14:39 PM   Comments [0]

Given that the Darden EMBA application presents only one essay question to answer, the balance of your application – the online form, the resume, the recommendations, the interview – all carry even more weight than they do in most EMBA applications that contain several questions...

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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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B-Schools Give a Boost to Student Entrepreneurs

By - Nov 12, 21:42 PM   Comments [0]

Today marks the official kick-off of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. With that in mind, we’re checking in with some of the entrepreneurial...

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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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