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Experience Darden, Episode 27: An Interview with Cristina Wong-Namura, Darden Class of 2020

Experience Darden, Episode 27: An Interview with Cristina Wong-Namura, Darden Class of 2020

September 19, 2019

The Experience Darden podcast is back! In this episode, we catch up with Cristina Wong-Namura. Cristina is a Second Year in our Class of 2020, and we sat down to talk about how she decided to pursue an MBA, her recent summer internship experience, what she’s excited about accomplishing in the year ahead and her advice for prospective students.

Experience Darden, Episode 26: An Interview with recent graduate Tanvi Pritmani (MBA ‘19)

Experience Darden, Episode 26: An Interview with recent graduate Tanvi Pritmani (MBA ‘19)

August 9, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with recent graduate, Tanvi Pritmani. Tanvi is originally from Singapore, and we sat down with her to talk about how she decided to pursue an MBA, what led her to Darden, and what she enjoyed about her Darden Worldwide Course to Patagonia this past Spring.

Experience Darden, Episode 25: An Interview with recent graduate Lydia Zodda (MBA ‘19)

Experience Darden, Episode 25: An Interview with recent graduate Lydia Zodda (MBA ‘19)

August 2, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we sit down with recent graduate, Lydia Zodda. Lydia comes from a performing arts background, and we caught up with her to talk about how she decided to pursue an MBA and how she has managed to fuse her business education with her passion for the arts.

Experience Darden, Episode 24: An interview with recent graduates Sarah Dalton and Mercedes Rodriguez (MBA ‘19)

Experience Darden, Episode 24: An interview with recent graduates Sarah Dalton and Mercedes Rodriguez (MBA ‘19)

July 26, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with two former leaders of our Marketing Club, recent graduates Sarah Dalton and Mercedes Rodriguez. We sat down with Sarah and Mercedes to talk about what led them to Darden, how the Marketing Club has shaped their student experience and career goals, what has been surprising about their MBA experience and their advice for prospective students.

Experience Darden, Episode 23: An Interview with Brigitte Fox, Class of 2020

Experience Darden, Episode 23: An Interview with Brigitte Fox, Class of 2020

July 15, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we sit down with rising Second Year student, Brigitte Fox. Brigitte served in the Navy as a pilot prior to Darden, and we caught up with her to talk about how she decided to pursue an MBA, what she has enjoyed about her first year of business school and her advice for fellow veterans.

Experience Darden, Episode 21: An Interview with Allison Shimamoto (MBA ‘19)

Experience Darden, Episode 21: An Interview with Allison Shimamoto (MBA ‘19)

June 28, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with recent Darden graduate, Allison Shimamoto. We recently sat down with Allison to talk about her MBA journey, her involvement in Darden’s Resilience Week and what she has enjoyed about her time in Charlottesville.

Experience Darden, Episode 20: An Interview with recent graduate Taylor Sheppard (MBA ‘19)

Experience Darden, Episode 20: An Interview with recent graduate Taylor Sheppard (MBA ‘19)

June 17, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with recent graduate, Taylor Sheppard. Taylor is a veteran and a member of the Darden Military Association, and we sat down with her to talk about what drew her to the MBA, what she’s enjoyed about her Darden experience and highlights from her second year of business school.

Experience Darden, Episode 19: An Interview with recent graduate Valerie Urban (MBA ‘19)

Experience Darden, Episode 19: An Interview with recent graduate Valerie Urban (MBA ‘19)

June 17, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we sit down with recent graduate, Valerie Urban. Valerie is originally from Brazil, and we talk with her about how she decided to pursue her MBA, what attracted her to Darden and her advice for international students considering Darden.

Experience Darden: A Career Development Special Episode

Experience Darden: A Career Development Special Episode

June 3, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with two members of Darden’s Career Development Center (CDC) team, Kellogg Leliveld and Jenny Zenner, to discuss the CDC’s new course for incoming Full-Time MBA students, Career Development WhyFinding (CDWhy).

Experience Darden, Episode 18: An Interview with Marc Paulo Guzman, Associate Director of Diversity Recruitment

Experience Darden, Episode 18: An Interview with Marc Paulo Guzman, Associate Director of Diversity Recruitment

May 31, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Marc Paulo Guzman, Associate Director of Diversity Recruitment. We sat down with Marc Paulo about what attracted him to his current role, why he’s passionate about diversity recruitment and his recommendations for prospective students considering Darden.