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The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 72: Admissions Tips and Insights for EMBA Applicants

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 72: Admissions Tips and Insights for EMBA Applicants

May 17, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we offer admissions tips and insights for applicants targeting our June 10 and June 25 deadlines. Admissions Committee members Brett Twitty and Katherine Alford highlight upcoming events, share admissions advice and potential next steps for candidates seeking to put their best foot forward as we wrap up our 2019 admissions cycle.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 71: An Interview with Savannah Guernsey, EMBA Class of 2019

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 71: An Interview with Savannah Guernsey, EMBA Class of 2019

May 10, 2019

In this episode of the ExecMBA podcast, we catch up with Savannah Guernsey. Savannah is an EMBA format student in our Class of 2019, and we sat down to talk about why she decided to pursue an MBA, how her career plans evolved over her time in the program and her advice for prospective students.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 70: An Interview with Connor Lott, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 70: An Interview with Connor Lott, EMBA Class of 2020

May 6, 2019

In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with Connor Lott, an EMBA format student in our Class of 2020. Connor is also a veteran, and we sat down to talk with him about his MBA journey, his recent participation in Darden’s Venture Capital Bootcamp and his advice for military service members considering an MBA.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 69: An Interview with Natalie Cucchiara, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 69: An Interview with Natalie Cucchiara, EMBA Class of 2020

April 26, 2019

Natalie is an Executive MBA (EMBA) format student in our Class of 2020, and we recently caught up with her to talk with her decision, as a journalist, to pursue an MBA, what she’s enjoyed about the experience so far and her recent global residency in China.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 68: An Interview with Mike Doerr, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 68: An Interview with Mike Doerr, EMBA Class of 2020

April 19, 2019

In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with Mike Doerr. Mike is an Executive MBA (EMBA) format student in our Class of 2020, and he comes from a political and, most recently, tech start-up background. We sat down to talk about how he decided to pursue an MBA, what he’s enjoyed about his experience so far and his advice for prospective students.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 67: An Interview with Shristi Kauffman, GEMBA Class of 2019

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 67: An Interview with Shristi Kauffman, GEMBA Class of 2019

April 10, 2019

In this episode, we catch up with GEMBA format student, Shristi Kauffman (Class of 2019). We sat down with Shristi to talk about her MBA journey, what led her to Darden, her role as a leader in our Executive Student Investment Fund (ESIF) student organization and how her experience as a GEMBA format student has shaped her outlook on business.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 66: An Interview with Jim Collins, Executive Director, Associate Director of Career Education and Advising

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 66: An Interview with Jim Collins, Executive Director, Associate Director of Career Education and Advising

April 4, 2019

In this episode, we welcome back to the pod, Associate Director of Career Education and Advising, Jim Collins. In this conversation, Jim shares his insights for military candidates seeking to leverage an MBA to facilitate a career transition. And be sure to check out Jim’s previous episodes on networking and climbing within an organization.  

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 65: An Interview with Eiman Behzadi, EMBA Class of 2019 & President of the Executive MBA Entrepreneurship Club

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 65: An Interview with Eiman Behzadi, EMBA Class of 2019 & President of the Executive MBA Entrepreneurship Club

March 27, 2019

In this episode, we catch up with Eiman Behzadi, an EMBA format student in our Class of 2019. Eiman is also President of the Executive MBA Entrepreneurship Club (EMBEC), and we sat down with him to talk more about EMBEC, what led him to Darden and what he’s enjoyed about the program so far.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 64: An Interview with Jessica Hehman, EMBA Class of 2019

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 64: An Interview with Jessica Hehman, EMBA Class of 2019

March 20, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Jessica Hehman. Jessica is an EMBA format student in our Class of 2019, and we sat down with her to talk more about how she decided to pursue an MBA, how she balances the time demands of school, work and a busy personal life and how her learning teams have shaped her program experience.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 63: A Second Conversation with Jonas Porcar-Ferrer and Bhavin Patel, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 63: A Second Conversation with Jonas Porcar-Ferrer and Bhavin Patel, EMBA Class of 2020

March 13, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we continue our conversation with Jonas Porcar Ferrer and Bhavin Patel, two students in our Class of 2020. Jonas and Bhavin now have a few months under their belts, and we sat down with them to talk more about how their managing the program, and what they enjoyed about their recent global quarter. And be sure to check out Episode 48, our first conversation with Jonas and Bhavin!