Meet Darden at an Upcoming Partner Event

Students are back at Darden, but in Admissions, our summer on the road continues. In the last few days of August, we have several partner receptions in a wide variety of locations. These events are great opportunities for you to meet alumni and representatives from Darden and other top business schools and to get all your questions about the application process answered. Continue reading

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Consortium MBA Application Preparation Seminars

Darden is pleased to be participating in The Consortium’s MBA Application Preparation Seminars (MAPS) again this year. At MAPS events, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the admissions and application process, get information on Darden and other member schools, meet MBA alumni and hear about the opportunities and benefits of a Consortium membership. We hope you will join us at an event near you!

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Darden’s 2015-16 MBA Application is Now Live!

Darden’s MBA application for the Class of 2018 is live, and we’re excited to get to know you through this process. As you begin to work your way through the application, Darden’s Assistant Dean of Admissions, Sara Neher, offers some tips about how to approach our questions.

Be sure to also subscribe to Darden’s Admissions Blog where you will find the latest news, upcoming events, application tips, and much more.

2015-16 Full-Time MBA Application Deadlines

Round 1: 8 October 2015
Round 2: 8 January 2016
Round 3: 8 April 2016

Click Here to Start Your Application

Thank you for your interest in Darden. We look forward to reading your application!

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Attend a GEMBA Roundtable on 22 August

Maybe you’ve thought about getting your MBA, but you don’t want to take two years off of work. Or maybe you’re feeling stuck in your career or company, and you want to see what an international perspective could bring to your work. If so, Darden’s Global MBA for Executives (GEMBA) format might be the right fit for you. Continue reading

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Darden on the Road: Upcoming Events

Darden is back on the road! We have multi-school events across the country in the coming weeks, and we hope you’ll be able to join us when we are in your area. These multi-school events are great opportunities to learn more about the MBA application process, as well as talk to representatives from Darden and other top business schools. For dates and registration links, please see below. Continue reading

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Darden on the West Coast

This week, Darden will be on the west coast at several multi-school MBA admissions events. We are excited to be in California and hope you can join us for one of the events to meet members of our dynamic network and learn more about the Darden experience. Continue reading

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Class of 2015 Top Hiring Companies Announced

The Economist ranks Darden No. 1 for its diversity of recruiters, with Darden graduates being hired by a wide range of companies. And not only are the recruiters diverse, but some of the most prestigious companies in the world are hiring Darden students.

This list of top hiring companies for the Class of 2015 collectively hired more than one-third of the entire class.

Top Hiring Companies at Darden (Class of 2015)

McKinsey & Company
Boston Consulting Group
Bain & Company
Goldman Sachs
Deutsche Bank
Harris Williams
As you continue to do research on the MBA program that is right for you, we encourage you to check out the resources offered by our Career Development Center.

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July Events: The Value of an MBA for Women


Throughout the summer, Darden will be participating in several multi-school events that are geared toward women. These events will begin with a diverse panel discussion featuring alumnae from different business schools, including Darden. Following the panel, you will be able to mingle with alumnae to hear more about their MBA experiences and ask school-specific questions. There will also be Darden admissions representatives at each of the events.

These multi-school women’s events kick off this week. Darden will be at events around the country, including multi-school women’s events in Washington, DC, and New York, NY. We will have an alumna representing us on each of the panels, as well as other alumnae available to answer your questions at the Darden tables. Please join us to learn more about the MBA experience!

DC: Tuesday, 14 July (Register Now)

Panelist: Shelley Reese (MBA ‘08), Senior Assoicate at Booz Allen Hamilton

Also in attendance:
Natalie Foley (MBA ’12), VP and COO at Peer Insight
Caroline Schoenecker (MBA ’11), Chief of Staff at Deloitte

NYC: Wednesday, 15 July (Register Now)

Panelist: Taylor Meyer (MBA ’13), Vice President at PIMCO

Also in attendance:
Deanna de Arango (MBA ’13), Director, Global Skincare Marketing, The Estee Lauder Companies
Maria DeMuro (MBA ’12), Associate at Barclays Investment Bank

For a full list of Darden’s events and receptions this summer, please visit our website. We hope that you will join us to learn more about Darden and other top business schools when we come to your city. We look forward to meeting you!

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Meet Darden Admissions in July

We are excited to join our colleagues at several multi-school events starting this month.  Please join us to learn more about Darden and other top business schools when we come to your city!

The multi-school events in July are:

Tuesday, 14 July
Multi-School Women’s Event (Washington, DC): Register Now
Multi-School Women’s Event (Chicago, IL): Register Now

Wednesday, 15 July
Multi-School Women’s Event (New York, NY): Register Now
Multi-School Event (Minneapolis, MN): Register Now

Thursday, 16 July
Multi-School Women’s Event (Boston, MA): Register Now

Tuesday, 21 July
Multi-School Women’s Event (San Francisco, CA): Register Now

Wednesday, 22 July
Multi-School Event (Los Angeles, CA): Register Now

Thursday, 23 July
Multi-School Event (San Diego, CA): Register Now

Stop by these events and introduce yourself to a member of the Darden Admissions Committee as well as Darden alumni. We look forward to getting to know you and sharing more about the Darden experience along with tips for the application process.

For more information on our other events and receptions, please visit the Darden website.

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Attend a Multi-School Event in Tel Aviv on 8 July

Tel Aviv MBA Admissions Multi-School Event
Wednesday, 8 July 2015
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
The Carlton Tel Aviv Hotel
10 Eliezer Peri Street
Tel Aviv, 63573

On Wednesday, 8 July, please join Darden and other highly-ranked business schools at an event in Tel Aviv. Originally a women’s event, this event is now open to anyone interested in pursuing an MBA. The evening will begin with round table discussions with admissions officers, followed by a networking session. Assistant Dean of Admissions Sara Neher will be representing the Darden School and is looking forward to meeting you.

There is no charge to attend this event. You can register for it here.

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