2021 is already off to an exciting start in MBA recruiting, and Darden Admissions has plenty of ways for prospective students to learn more about the Darden MBA experience!
At next week’s virtual Poets & Quants CenterCourt Festival, Darden Admissions is teaming up with alumni Felix Artmann (MBA ’19) to offer several opportunities to connect and ask questions about the admissions process, the tight-knit community, incredible faculty who live by the case method of teaching and beautiful location in Charlottesville, Virginia.
On 23 February from 9-10 a.m. Eastern, Executive Director of Admissions Dawna Clarke will join an admissions director panel including internationally-based London Business School, IESE and Asia School of Business. From 10-10:30 a.m. ET Senior Director of Admissions Whitney Kestner will host a virtual info session with Q&A. On 24 February at 11 a.m. ET, Felix Artmann (MBA ’19), will participate in an alumni panel.
A Q&A with Artmann was recently featured on Poets & Quants:
Current Location: Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Why did you choose to earn your MBA at this business school? Darden and Charlottesville offered a great campus environment in a real university town, no lectures (case studies only), and an extremely familiar and supportive atmosphere.
What was your favorite class and what lesson do you use from it in your role? I am able to apply the skills acquired in Critical & Creative Thinking in Business jointly taught by Edward Freeman and Bobby Parmar every day.
What was your best memory during your MBA program? My first Friendsgiving (and UVA winning the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship).
What is one thing about the MBA program that you wish you had known when you applied? I already had a business background and was a little afraid that the first year would turn out to be too repetitive. The case study method and opportunities to grow as a person at Darden proved me wrong.
Weighing your options about applying in Round 3 or to the Class of 2024 in the new admissions cycle? Here are additional ways to connect with Admissions in the coming months:
- Flexible times and dates: Admissions Virtual Coffee Chats and one-on-one Conversations
- March 5: ‘Office Hours with Rich Evans’ Faculty Webinar Series, presented by Ideas to Action
- May 7: ‘Office Hours with Dennie Kim’ Faculty Webinar Series, presented by Ideas to Action
- Bonus: Follow Darden on Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and subscribe to our podcast, Experience Darden!
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