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Experience Darden #125: Asset Management and Darden | A Conversation with Rodney Sullivan

Experience Darden #125: Asset Management and Darden | A Conversation with Rodney Sullivan

September 24, 2021

Curious about asset management? In this episode of the podcast we catch up with Rodney Sullivan, Executive Director of the Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management. We chat with Rodney about what led him to Darden, and the incredible resources and opportunities for Darden students interested in asset management – from courses – like Darden Capital Management, to summer internship support, to conferences – like the University of Virginia Investing Conference, to alumni relationships and more. Essential listening.

Experience Darden #124: Kate Bishop - A US Marine Corps Field Artillery Officer Comes to Darden

Experience Darden #124: Kate Bishop - A US Marine Corps Field Artillery Officer Comes to Darden

September 17, 2021

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Kate Bishop (Class of 2022). Prior to Darden, Kate served in the United States Marine Corps, and we chat with her about her decision to pursue an MBA, what led her to Darden, how the Darden Military Association (DMA) supported her during her First Year, what she is looking forward to in her second year and more. Kate also shares insights about Building Goodness in April, Darden’s a student-run organization dedicated to keeping marginalized homeowners living in warmth, dignity and decency and to improving the facilities of local community groups.

Experience Darden #123: Special Episode | Engaging Virtually with Your Target MBA Programs

Experience Darden #123: Special Episode | Engaging Virtually with Your Target MBA Programs

September 10, 2021

In this special episode of the podcast, members of Darden’s Admissions Committee’s and longtime friends of the podcast, Whitney Kestner, Catie Yeilding and Christian West, share tips for researching your target MBA programs. They offer insights and strategies for leveraging virtual events, social media, current students, alumni and more to learn about the people and the communities that will shape your MBA experience. With the COVID-19 pandemic shifting most Admissions events to virtual delivery for the foreseeable future, this episode is essential listening for any prospective student considering any of UVA Darden’s MBA formats.

Experience Darden #122: Mary Swan - From a Darden MBA to the West Point Classroom

Experience Darden #122: Mary Swan - From a Darden MBA to the West Point Classroom

September 3, 2021

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Mary Swan (Class of 2022). Mary is a second year student in the Full-Time MBA Class of 2022, and prior to Darden, she attend the United States Military Academy and served as an officer in U.S. Army. We talk with Mary about her transition to Darden, how she spent her first year summer as well as her advice for prospective students. Interestingly, after Darden graduation, Mary will be returning to West Point where she will be an instructor.

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