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Welcome Back! Former Airbnb Global Head of Diversity and Belonging Melissa Thomas-Hunt Returns

We are thrilled to welcome back Professor Melissa Thomas-Hunt to Darden! She recently returned to the University of Virginia, where she joins the Darden faculty in a primary appointment with a jointappointment at the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. She is joining Darden from Airbnb, where…

By Maggie Dodson-
Admissions, Application Tips, Exec Application Tips, Executive MBA, Full-Time MBA

A Brief Guide to Networking During the Application Process

Current students and alumni are invaluable sources of insights and information when researching business schools. However, there are some things you will want to keep in mind as you approach these networking conversations. Today, we’re highlighting four of our favorite networking tips:1.Do your basic research first. Alumni…

By Brett Twitty-
Academics, Admissions, Career, Darden News, Executive MBA, Full-Time MBA

Breakthrough Scholars Program to Prepare Diverse Leaders in Asset Management

Darden recently shared an exciting new competitive scholarship initiative designed to “foster a new generation of diverse leadership in private equity, venture capital (VC), hedge funds and other areas of asset management.”The new Breakthrough Scholars program will consist of an annual cohort of up to 12 Breakthrough Scholars, who…

By Maggie Dodson-
Admissions, Application Tips, Exec Application Tips, Executive MBA, Full-Time MBA

Short Answer Questions for the Darden Admissions Application to the Class of 2024

The application is a storytelling exercise, and the short answer questions are a great opportunity for you to demonstrate your authentic voice. The short answers are also an opportunity for you to tie together the other elements of your application such as your academic record, your resume, interests and demographic…

By Brett Twitty-
Admissions, Exec Application Tips, Executive MBA, Full-Time MBA

So Many Business Programs, So Little Time. Our Best Tips for Researching Programs to Find Your Best Fit

So many schools. Only so much time. If you’re wondering where to start with researching schools, we invite you to join Darden Admissions for a workshop all about the school search process! During Thursday’s session, we will share tips and insights for developing your target school list, staying…

By Brett Twitty-
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