Category Archives: Weekly Chats

Admissions Q&A: Entrepreneurship, Scholarships and Application Materials

Here is the transcript from today’s weekly chat.
Question: I’m looking at the general MBA program but with a focus on social business & entrepreneurship. Are there such specializations or classes at Darden?
Answer: We are a general management MBA program, and … Continue reading

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Weekly Chat Transcript: Non-Traditional Backgrounds, Application Criteria and More

Join us every Wednesday at 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. (EST) to chat with a Darden Admissions representative.
Question: Do you need some experience in business to apply to Darden?
Answer: No. You do not need a traditional business background to apply. We … Continue reading

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Admissions Q&A: Last Minute Application Questions

With Darden’s Round 1 application due on 15 October, there were several questions regarding the application in our weekly chat. Here is a transcript from today’s chat:
Question: What counts as total work experience?
Answer: We consider professional work experience to be years … Continue reading

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Admissions Q&A: Work Experience, Ways to Learn More About Darden and the MBA Application

Each Wednesday at 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. ET, Darden hosts an online chat with an Admissions committee member to help you learn more about the Darden MBA and our application process. Here is the transcript from this week’s chat:
Question: I … Continue reading

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Weekly Wednesday Chat Transcript: Application Deadlines, Recommendations and the MBA for Executives

Join Darden Admissions every Wednesday at 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. (ET) for a live chat with an admissions committee member. Here is this week’s transcript:
Question: Are there any advantages applying in Round 1 vs. Round 2?
Answer:  I would recommend applying … Continue reading

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Admissions Q&A: Next Year’s Application Cycle, Executive MBA and Visiting Darden

Each week, prospective students have the opportunity to chat with a member of the Darden Admissions Committee. These online chats take place every Wednesday from 12:30 – 1:00 Eastern Time. To participate, simply enter the chat room when the chat … Continue reading

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Admissions Q&A: Global Executive MBA, Class Visits, Next Year’s Application Cycle

Question: I’m interested in the Global MBA for Executives. Is it is full-time or part-time?
Answer: The GEMBA format includes both in-person international residencies and distance learning. The residencies occur at various locations around the world and the distance learning happens weekly. Students … Continue reading

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Darden Admissions Q&A: Executive MBA

Below is a transcript from yesterday’s Weekly Wednesday Admissions chat. Every Wednesday from 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. (ET), a member of the Darden Admissions Committee is available via online chat to answer your questions about Darden’s MBA, MBA for Executives … Continue reading

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Admissions Q&A: MBA for Executives and Global MBA for Executives

Question: Do you offer an MBA in which students can continue to work full time while earning their MBA degree?
Answer: We offer two formats of our MBA that allows you to work full time – the Executive MBA (EMBA) and … Continue reading

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Admissions Q&A: Round 3 timeline and application questions for next year

Question: Can you shed some light on the processing / notification timeline for Round 3 applications?
Answer: Our Round 3 deadline was 28 March. Currently, members of our Admissions Committee are reading through the applications. We will be sending out interview … Continue reading

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