Experience Darden
Experience Darden #57: Dawna Clarke, Executive Director of Admissions

Experience Darden #57: Dawna Clarke, Executive Director of Admissions

March 27, 2020

In this episode, we welcome Executive Director of Admissions Dawna Clarke back to the podcast! We connected with Dawna to discuss recent updates to our Full-Time MBA application process in light of the global Coronavirus pandemic as well as her advice for Round 3 applicants. If you’re applying in Round 3, this episode is essential listening. Podcaster’s Note: This was our first “distance” podcast interview, and we’re excited to keep the podcast on the air during this time of social distancing.

Experience Darden #56: Lindsay Johnson, MBA Class of 2021

Experience Darden #56: Lindsay Johnson, MBA Class of 2021

March 20, 2020

In this episode of the podcast we catch up with Lindsay Johnson. Lindsay is a First Year student in our Class of 2021, and we sat down to talk about her background in entertainment and media, why she decided to pursue an MBA, her interest in brand management as well as her experience applying to Darden through the Consortium. We recorded this episode with Lindsay a few months ago, and over the next couple weeks, we’ll be clearing out our interview vault, but stay tuned for new episodes as well. We’re excited to announce that we’ve identified a remote solution that will allow us to keep the podcast going during this time of social distancing.

Experience Darden #55: The Asia Business Club at Darden (ABCD)

Experience Darden #55: The Asia Business Club at Darden (ABCD)

March 12, 2020

In this episode of the podcast we catch up with Clement Le Royer and Yun “Chris” Lou, two Second Year students in our Class of 2020. Clement and Chris are leaders of the Asia Business Club at Darden (ABCD), and we recently sat down with them to talk about their backgrounds, what led them to Darden, how ABCD supports students and what they hope to accomplish in the months prior to graduation.

Experience Darden #54: Sarah Costa, MBA Class of 2021

Experience Darden #54: Sarah Costa, MBA Class of 2021

March 6, 2020

In this episode of the Experience Darden podcast, we catch up with Sarah Costa. Sarah is a First Year student in our Class of 2021, and she is also mom. We recently sat down with Sarah to talk about her decision to pursue an MBA, what brought her to Darden, how her Learning Team has helped her navigate the first year experience, and how she has juggled the demands of school and parenting.