UVA / DardenBelow are MBA admissions interview questions and experiences submitted by Darden applicants. If you interviewed at Darden, we encourage you to submit a report detailing your experience!
Interview Questions & Reports
As expected, the interviewer gave me 15-20 minutes to run through my life story, resume, why I am seeking an MBA. Additional questions asked were regarding diversity. “Provide me with a time you worked in a diverse environment?” “Why is diversity important?” Interviewer provided 10 minutes at the end to... Read more »
Interviewed with senior adcom member at UVA Darden in late February. The interview lasted for a duration of 30 minutes. Questions asked were: Walk me through your resume, Why MBA and Why Darden? I was allowed to speak for 10-15 minutes with minimal intervention from the interviewer who was mostly... Read more »
The interview was very open. The interviewer started with “Tell me about yourself.” I quickly brought up my upbringing, college experience, etc., but focused most of the answer on my resume. The interviewer periodically asked me questions, but nothing related to behavioral questions. He genuinely wanted to get to know... Read more »
I interviewed with a member of the adcom. They asked me to tell them about myself — it was open very open ended and the interview was blind. I was told by a friend beforehand that I should be expected to talk for 5-10 minutes in the beginning though. After... Read more »
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GPA: 3.7. GMAT: 720. Maryland.
GPA: 3.7 (not reported on transcript). GMAT: 740.
GPA: 3.29. GMAT: 680. Los Angeles.
GPA: 3.5. GMAT: 730. San Francisco, CA.
GMAT: 710. Canada.
GPA: 3.67. GMAT: 690. Los Angeles.