Admissions Office Articles

  • Aspiring Business Leaders Reflect on Leaders Who Inspired Them

    Aspiring Business Leaders Reflect on Leaders Who Inspired Them

    by on August 31st, 2015

    One of the big reasons that students enroll in our executive-level MBA programs is that they want to become better leaders. So on the first day of classes for students in the Executive MBA and Americas MBA for … Read More

  • Reflections from the Class of 2015

    Reflections from the Class of 2015

    by on August 31st, 2015

    Everyone thinks about what their future holds when they walk across that stage and receive a diploma. But graduation is also a perfect time to ask what you got out of the experience. What will you take with you into your … Read More

  • Join us for our next IMBA Open Day in Madrid, on Friday, September 25th!

    Join us for our next IMBA Open Day in Madrid, on Friday, September 25th!

    by on August 31st, 2015

    To be a leader in a rapidly changing world, you must be prepared. For the past 40 years, IE has trained professionals and entrepreneurs such as yourself with its unique Master Programs. Our entrepreneurial spirit, … Read More

  • Women@Darden

    Women@Darden

    by on August 31st, 2015

    The Class of 2017 has arrived at Darden, bringing with it record-breaking numbers of women. Across the three formats, this year’s class boasts 34% women. The residential class alone has 117 women, and we are so excited … Read More

  • The First Mile

    The First Mile

    by on August 30th, 2015

    HELLO FOLKS! My name is Anshul Bansal. I am Indian by nationality, and I was raised in the Middle East for a bit. Your typical run-of-the-mill engineer, I spent the last four years working for the consumer goods behemoth … Read More

  • Selecting an MBA Program Using Big Data and Data Visualization

    Selecting an MBA Program Using Big Data and Data Visualization

    by on August 26th, 2015

    Many MBA programs strive for international diversity and publish statistics portraying the demographics of their classes. Aside from numbers alone, it is often useful to visualize the data to gain additional insights. … Read More

  • Meet Darden at an Upcoming Partner Event

    Meet Darden at an Upcoming Partner Event

    by on August 26th, 2015

    Students are back at Darden, but in Admissions, our summer on the road continues. In the last few days of August, we have several partner receptions in a wide variety of locations. These events are great opportunities … Read More

  • Techies or Tuckies? The Silicon Valley Boot Camp

    Techies or Tuckies? The Silicon Valley Boot Camp

    by on August 26th, 2015

    By Vijay A. Joshi Vijay is an incoming T’17. Born in central Pennsylvania, Vijay is making a return to the Northeast after spending the past three years in South Florida. Prior to Tuck, Vijay worked in … Read More

  • Which Round Should I Apply? Advice on When To Hit Submit

    Which Round Should I Apply? Advice on When To Hit Submit

    by on August 26th, 2015

    From Julia Campbell, Associate Director of MBA Admissions, Full-Time Texas MBA Program: Before pen meets paper, smart MBA applicants take the time to develop an overall strategy to tackle all the elements of the massive … Read More

  • Letters of Recommendation FAQs

    Letters of Recommendation FAQs

    by on August 25th, 2015

    Letters of recommendation (LORs) are naturally the only part of the application not completed by the applicant themselves. Because of this, many applicants feel like they don’t have much influence over this part … Read More

  • Doha or Singapore?

    Doha or Singapore?

    by on August 25th, 2015

    Subhajit Biswas, Global MBA 2014-2015, India One of the biggest advantages the Global MBA at ESSEC provides is the chance to explore a completely new country. I got the chance to explore the Kingdom of Qatar for my … Read More

  • Meet the Class of 2017!

    Meet the Class of 2017!

    by on August 25th, 2015

    Here’s the Class of 2017 Profile…check back here for more in the coming weeks. Read More

  • Decade’s Best Hiring Outlook for B-School Grads in 2015

    Decade’s Best Hiring Outlook for B-School Grads in 2015

    by on August 24th, 2015

    It’s a banner year for business school students and alumni. From MBA programs to specialized master’s degrees in accounting, management, finance, and beyond, things are looking good across the board — and … Read More

  • The Personal Touch

    The Personal Touch

    by on August 24th, 2015

    There are lots of things that go into the decision of where you want to go for your MBA. You are likely to look into job prospects, geography, faculty, diversity of candidates, tuition cost, opportunity cost, loans and … Read More