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
When I got the request for an interview, I couldn’t find much on the interview process. Given that, I thought I would share my experience. First thing to note – I got my notice of admission (EA September) well before notice of the scholarship. There were 4 people on the... Read more »
Questions were based on whatever I told them. Started with the usual: (1) Tell me about yourself, where you grew up, what you did in college and what you do now? (2) Why MBA? Why Darden? (3) How did your experience living in various places and countries shape your perspectives?... Read more »
It was a pretty relaxed interview! It was with an adcom member, and she set the general expectation that I’d be doing most of the talking as I walked her through my profile and reasons for doing an MBA. It was also blind, and she had not seen my resume... Read more »
The blind-interview lasted 30 minutes, was very fair and conversational. The student asked me the regular questions: (10-12 minutes) 1. Tell me about yourself. 2. Why MBA, why now, why Darden? We moved after to discuss behavioral situations: (10 minutes) 1. Tell me a time when you showed leadership. 2.... Read more »
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GPA: 3.83. East Coast.