In Episode 18, we begin with a short Admissions update before continuing our exploration of career support for executive format students at Darden with a conversation with Arica Booker, a 2018 EMBA format student in our Rosslyn section. Arica transitioned jobs during the program, and we talk with her about her search process, as well as her general experience as an EMBA format student at Darden. Arica is also a founding member of our Black Executive MBAs student organization, and we also discuss her goals for this group in its first year.
The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 17: An Interview with Sarita Soldz, Career Advisor: Executive MBA Students
In Episode 17, we talk with Sarita Soldz, one of two advisors with Darden’s Career Development Center (CDC) who work exclusively with our executive format students. In this conversation, we explore the process and available resources for those executive format students who are seeking to leverage their degree to facilitate a career transition. This is the first of several podcast episodes exploring career support in the executive formats of the Darden MBA.
The ExecMBA Podcast is back for 2018! In this podcast, we share a quick Admissions update, highlighting upcoming opportunities to learn more about Darden’s executive formats, and we also feature a conversation with Amanda Fox, a Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) format graduate from Darden’s Class of 2017. We talk with Amanda about her experience in the program, what led her to Darden, how she grew as a leader through our GEMBA format, and what advice she has for prospective executive format students.
In Episode 15, we return to the topic of entrepreneurship and talk with Corbin Norman, a GEMBA format student in our Class of 2018, about his passion for entrepreneurship, what he’s gained through the case method, what he’s learned from his classmates and how Darden has shaped his experience as an entrepreneur.
In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we talk with Chad Morgan, an EMBA format student in our Class of 2018, on a variety of topics ranging from how he chose Darden and what he loves about the case method to what he’s gained through his experience in the program and his recent global residency in India. We also profile our upcoming admissions deadline – January 10.
In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with another recent graduate - Kate Stets, a Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) format student from our Class of 2017. We talk with Kate about her program experience, how GEMBA helped her develop as a leader and a case she wrote with two Darden faculty members.
In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we sit down with Meredith Aronson, an EMBA format student in our Class of 2018, to explore a wide range of topics including her decision to pursue an MBA, why she chose Darden, her experience in our Rosslyn section, why she’s passionate about the case method and her advice for prospective executive format students.
We continue our Entrepreneurship Series in Episode 11 with Erin Breitzka, Class of 2018 EMBA student in our Rosslyn Section. With a background in manufacturing and operations, Erin talks to us about how the Executive format has impacted her life in some surprising ways, including provoking her to explore starting a business with another classmate. Erin also discusses her participation in the Entrepreneurship Club and the effectiveness of Darden’s case method.
In this episode, Patrick Weeks, EMBA Class of 2018 student in our Rosslyn section, discusses entrepreneurship and Darden’s Executive formats. A military veteran, Patrick now works at a startup in Northern VA and tells us about what led him to Darden, balancing work while pursuing an MBA and how the program has impacted to day-to-day work life.
In this episode, we talk with Abi Suarez, an EMBA format student from our Class of 2017, about how she decided to pursue an MBA, what she learned through the program, and her advice for prospective students.