Posts Tagged ‘UVA Darden’

College and MBA Admissions Round Up

By - May 23, 10:03 AM   Comments [0]

As top universities strive to become more affordable, many have agreed to maintain their no-loan pledges again this year. (52 schools made no-loan pledges last year; 50 have committed to renew that pledge again this year.) This decision saves low-income (and some middle- and upper-class...

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UVA Darden’s New i.Lab Program Encourages “Design-Thinking”

By - Mar 23, 17:18 PM   Comments [0]

Last Friday, UVA’s Darden School of Business together with UVA’s Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation unveiled a special program that supports and encourages the teaching and studying of Darden’s new curriculum initiative, “design-thinking.” This new program, reports an article in UVA Today, will take place...

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B-School Students See Light at the End of the Job Market Tunnel

By - Mar 22, 17:38 PM   Comments [0]

Current MBA students and graduates are experiencing a totally different job market than they did last year, reports the New York Times in an article entitled “Job Market Stabilizes for Business Students.” While last year students and graduates scrambled for internships and full time positions,...

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Stanford Wins First Place for Forbes’ “The Most Satisfied MBAs”

By - Jan 20, 13:41 PM   Comments [0]

Forbes took its survey findings from “The Best Business Schools” and compiled a second rankings report: “The Most Satisfied MBAs.” Stanford won top slot for both rankings. It is #1 for providing the best return on investment for its graduates, as well as for churning out...

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The New “Liberal Arts MBA” Curriculum

By - Jan 13, 12:54 PM   Comments [0]

Learning how to think creatively and critically, according to Roger Martin, dean of University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, should be just as important to MBA students as learning finance or accounting. These skills are crucial to approaching problems head-on and to creating innovative...

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MBA Admissions Chats: Cornell, Tuck, Consortium, LBS

By - Dec 11, 01:26 AM   Comments [0]

We have two great chats coming up next week. If you are applying to Tuck and Cornell, don’t miss these interactive events. Monday, December 14, 2009 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/6:00 PM GMT Randall Sawyer, Director of Admissions at Cornell’s Johnson School of Business, along...

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B-Schools Search Globally for International Students

By - Dec 10, 00:59 AM   Comments [0]

Reaching out to countries like India and China is old news already. The recent trend, according to BusinessWeek in “In Hunt for Students, Business Schools Go Global” is to recruit from economically developing countries like Chile, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, and Vietnam. The number of U.S....

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MBA Admissions Chat News: Kellogg, Consortium

By - Nov 3, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

Do you have questions about Kellogg? Then join Accepted in an admissions chat with Northwestern Kellogg’s Director of Admissions, Beth Flye, and other Kellogg representatives on Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/6:00 PM GMT. The Kellogg team can answer all your...

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Forbes ROI MBA Rankings for 2010

By - Aug 5, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

Forbes published today its 2010 MBA rankings for US and non-US MBA programs. The Forbes ranking is based on ROI, specifically “the return on investment achieved by the graduates from the class of 2004.” Forbes surveyed 17,000 alumni at 103 schools and heard back from...

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UVA Darden 2010 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Jul 27, 12:10 PM   Comments [0]

UVA Darden 2010 MBA Essay Questions Darden is asking entirely new questions this year, and unusual ones too. While the triggers and prompts have changed, your goal remains the same: Answer the questions and reveal what is impressive and distinctive about you. Tell them what you...

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