Posts Tagged ‘UVA Darden’

Darden and Stamps Foundation to Jointly Offer Full Scholarships

By - Jul 5, 12:22 PM   Comments [0]

The Stamps Family Charitable Foundation has generously offered a gift of $1.8 million to the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. The gift will be used to match support from Darden in establishing 26 full-tuition scholarships that will be presented over the next six...

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Turmoil at UVA

By - Jun 27, 01:56 AM   Comments [0]

Anyone following the unprecedented story unfolding at UVA will certainly be tuning in on Tuesday, as the school’s Board of Visitors will meet to “reconsider the controversial forced resignation of President Teresa Sullivan,” Inside Higher Ed reports. It all began the weekend of June 9th, when...

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The State of the 2010 MBA Job Market

By - Nov 18, 12:50 PM   Comments [0]

Almost 90% of MBAs from the class of 2010 were employed after graduation, compared to 84% from the year before, reports a GMAC press release on the 2010 job scene. The press release also points out that these post-recession graduates are "faring better than their...

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2010 MBA Rankings Released by Businessweek

By - Nov 14, 12:53 PM   Comments [0]

Businessweek just released its biannual full-time MBA rankings. There were some minor shifts in this year's U.S. top 30 compared to those of 2008, and some more significant changes in the international rankings, as you'll see below. Top 30 U.S. Business Schools of 2010 (2008 rankings...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Oct 28, 00:58 AM   Comments [0]

A Businessweek article reports on the increased phenomenon of helicopter parents…not at preschools, middle schools, or even colleges, but at business schools. "Helicopter parents," a term used to describe hovering parents, have taken an active role in their children's b-school application process. And when we...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Oct 1, 03:54 AM   Comments [0]

UVA Darden announced last week the launch of its new Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) program. The 20-month part-time program is designed for executives who are seeking to sharpen their skills in a global framework. "The program will enhance the skills of high-potential...

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Economist MBA Rankings Released!

By - Sep 20, 00:38 AM   Comments [0]

According to The Economist, this year's rankings are "probably the most turbulent" in its nine year ranking history. How schools have responded to the difficult job market has greatly affected their position in the rankings since career opportunities for graduates and salaries of graduates account...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup: New Test Prep, NYU Stern Application Tips, and New B-School Rankings for Consulting

By - Sep 2, 09:25 AM   Comments [0]

Test prep companies have a busy season ahead of them; test prep traffic is bound to increase as future b-school applicants scramble to prepare for the Next Generation GMAT, reports a Businessweek article, "GMAT Test Prep: Changes on the Way." The new GMAT, which will...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup: New Test Prep, NYU Stern Application Tips, and New B-School Rankings for Consulting

By - Sep 2, 00:22 AM   Comments [0]

Test prep companies have a busy season ahead of them; test prep traffic is bound to increase as future b-school applicants scramble to prepare for the Next Generation GMAT, reports a Businessweek article, "GMAT Test Prep: Changes on the Way." The new GMAT, which will...

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U.S. News Reports on Unique Leadership Training Courses

By - Jul 29, 23:59 PM   Comments [0]

Developing leadership skills is an essential requirement for all MBA students. U.S. News describes some of the most innovative leadership courses at top b-schools today: UVA Darden's "Leadership and Theatre: Ethics, Innovations and Creativity" Duke Fuqua's Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership and Ethics University of California...

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