Building upon Executive Director of Admissions Dawna Clarke’s previous entries exploring essays, interviewing, and resumes (Leadership/Impact | Global Experience | Hobbies/Interests), in this video, Clarke offers her best recommendations advice.

As she notes, “At UVA Darden, we require two recommendations as part of our application process, and recommendations are a great way for us to get a sense of a number of important qualities – leadership, collaboration, initiative, – as well as your professional accomplishments and impact.”

Check out the video for even more insights, and be sure to note the setting – John Paul Jones Arena, home of UVA basketball.

Go ‘Hoos and be sure to check out our Applications Tips section for even more app-related insights!