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We’re rounding the corner toward the last deadline for the Class of 2015, so here are some details: Deadline is Monday, April 8 at noon Boston time. No, we’re not going to cut off at precisely that time – we know it’s Round 3 and that there will be scrambling. We cannot accept GMAT or GRE scores submitted after the deadline. We will begin to review your application even if all your recommendations have not [...]

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 invitations in late April, and our decisions will be released 8 May. Question: I am a prospective student thinking of applying for admission to Darden next fall. As someone who does not have an [...]

Early this morning, the MBA Admissions Office released our remaining Round 2 decisions.  Once again it was difficult to select our admits from the variety of great folks we got to know on-screen.  Candidates who are on the wait list should check their emails for a status update request.  Submitting additional information for the admissions committee's consideration is possible, as explained in our waitlist guidelines blog post. Applicants waitlisted without an interview will be notified via email [...]

In today’s video blog, Sara Neher, assistant dean of MBA Admission, covers the following items: Executive MBA events and application deadlines Darden Reception in Shanghai, China Darden Days Waitlist update Admissions Dean Video Blog: Spring Admissions Events, Darden Days and Waitlist Update

Guest blogger, Meg Nunn, is a T’14 and ASW Communication Committee Co-Chair. Almost completely student run, Meg and the bulk of her classmates volunteer their time to plan and execute the event happening later this month. Look for more posts chronicling their experiences and excitement from Meg’s fellow Co-Chairs, Doug and Kathy.  Admitted Students Weekend. What an awesome, awesome weekend it was for me. I had already paid my deposit in January, so it was [...]

The Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) Program celebrated 66 graduates at their commencement March 22 and welcomed 68 students into the 13th class of the program on March 25. Commencement speaker Robert Litzenberger, a professor emeritus at Wharton and expert on derivatives and risk, sent off the 12th graduation class of the MFE Program, the nation’s first financial engineering program to be housed in a business school. Litzenberger, who was named Risk Manager of [...]

In her third year of lecturing in the Haas Undergraduate Program, alumna Krystal Thomas, BS 94, realized that 90 percent of the conversations in her office hours involved young women coming to her to have “the conversation.” The conversation goes like this, she says: “I’m freaked out about what happens after I graduate. What’s it like to be a women in business? Is it really as difficult as I hear?” Seeking to provide more support [...]

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