Last week, Darden released the first batch of interview invitations for Round 2 applicants. We will continue releasing invitations to interview until the decision release date on 20 March 2013. Please note that interview invitations are extended on a rolling basis and the order in which you are invited is not a reflection on your application. For those of you who have scheduled your interview, here is a short video on what to expect on [...]

After my previous posts on Tuck alums who are successful venture capitalists, this post takes a look at the other side of the table, and showcases a Tuck alum who took the leap of faith to become an entrepreneur and has been very successful in his endeavors. As part of this blog series, I plan to introduce Tuckies who have done myriad things in myriad ways, but it all had to begin somewhere. Hence, the [...]

Our remaining Round 1 decisions were released last week, and we’ve received a number of questions from candidates who were placed on the waitlist.  For clarification on our waitlist policy, please see below. Your name will remain on the waitlist until a final decision is made on your application or you request your application be withdrawn. Waitlisted candidates (excluding those who withdraw) will be reconsidered for admission in subsequent rounds.  Specifically, Round 1 applicants will [...]

The Yale School of Management is preparing to create a new initiative to develop and disseminate its expertise in leadership and organizational behavior. The Initiative on Leadership and Organizational Performance, which will launch on July 1, 2013, will provide funding for research, sponsor conferences, and create research databases, among other activities intended to increase the visibility and influence of Yale scholars.

UK Prime Minister David Cameron promised that, if reelected, he will hold a referendum on whether the country should stay in the European Union. Yale SOM’s David Bach argues that this move is likely to produce just what a struggling economy doesn’t need-more uncertainty.

Gary Appel ’77, who recently retired as vice chairman of the global middle market private equity funds manager, Castle Harlan, Inc., has been named Executive in Residence at Columbia Business School. Appel has over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Castle Harlan, he was vice chairman of Glencoe Capital, Ltd., a Chicago-based middle market private equity funds manager, and a member of its Investment Committee. While at Glencoe, he [...]

A Bridge To Latin America’s Footprint In The U.S. Last week I traveled to Miami for Chicago Conversations – “Latin America’s Footprint in the U.S.” With over 100 attendees, the event was a huge success and showcased the energy and enthusiasm in the South Florida Booth alumni community. The Miami panel came ready to share many different perspectives and viewpoints on Latin America’s influence on Miami’s economy. After an introduction by Michael J. Gibbs, Clinical [...]

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