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Darden Worldwide Course, International Students

From Mumbai to Charlottesville to New York, Gayatri Kulkarni (Class of 2018) Reflects on Career Transitions and Travels

Gayatri Kulkarni, a computer engineering student from Mumbai, India, worked in the technology side of JP Morgan in India when she found herself increasingly interested in finance. While studying for her CFA level I, she decided to make the switch from the technology sector to the finance industry.  She knew…

By Lauren Wallace-
International Students

Question and Answer with Matt Tao (Class of 2018)

Xin “Matt” Tao (Class of 2018)Hometown: ShanghaiPre-Darden University and Major: Fudan University, Electrical EngineeringPre-Darden Employment: IBM, PwC Consulting Why did you choose the University of Virginia Darden School of Business for your MBA?Darden is a school that cultivates true business leaders, not just…

By Kate Beach-
International Students

Question and Answer with Jeffrey Zheng (Class of 2017)

Peilu “Jeffrey” Zheng (Class of 2017)         Hometown: Zaozhuang, Shandong, China Pre-Darden University and Major: Zhejiang University, Material Science and EngineeringPre-Darden Employment: Colgate; LG Chemical Current Employment: Boston Scientific  What motivated you to want to earn an MBA degree?  I worked in the sales industry for six years…

By Kate Beach-
Darden Abroad Course, Darden Worldwide Course, Global Business Experience, Global Consulting Project, International Students

Pragati Khara (Class of 2017) Shares Insights from Costa Rica and Uganda Courses

By Anelle MensahPragati Khara is currently a second year MBA student from Mumbai, India, graduating  just a few days from now. She attended UT Austin and received her Bachelor’s degree in 2009. Prior to enrolling at Darden, she worked as a teacher through Teach For America in Houston…

By Kate Beach-