Category Archives: B-school traditions

You make me feel like dancing…

The Darden faculty and staff have always had a thing for dancing, as evidenced by the Darden Dancing video released last year. But when Darden SY Trisha Bailey came up with the idea of having a Dancing with the Darden … Continue reading

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Second Year vs. First Year

 First year of business school is trial by fire. It is hard work and endurance. It is learning something new and potentially mind-blowing every day. It is drinking from a fire hydrant of information and figuring how much to take … Continue reading

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C-ville Photo Wednesday: Young scholar

It’s never too early to introduce kids to the idea of a college education. My friend Kristen brought her 3-year-old daughter Sofia to visit last weekend, and we spent a little time exploring the UVA Grounds. Sofia fit right in. … Continue reading

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The Princeton Review agrees — Darden professors rock!

Congrats to Darden’s professors, who got recognized this week as the best in the nation this week by The Princeton Review! I won’t pretend to be surprised. I know we have some of the best faculty in the world. They … Continue reading

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Happy slutty Halloween!

 In a college town, Halloween is about slutty costumes. I feel safe in making that claim after spending four years in undergrad at UNC-Chapel Hill, home of the biggest Halloween street party ever. On Halloween Chapel Hill’s Franklin Street is … Continue reading

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Cville Photo Wednesday: Apple picking!

When in Virginia, do as the Virginians do. And right now, it’s apple season.

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Cville Photo Wednesday: Debut!

Hi everyone, In the spirit of getting through the week, I wanted to introduce Cville Photo Wednesday. Each Wednesday I’ll post a new picture from somehwere around town (or Darden) to give you an idea of what it’s like to live … Continue reading

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Darden moves into ‘The Economist’s’ top 10 b-schools

OK, I know I just said that the gold stars shouldn’t guide your goals. Which I still stand by. But it’s really nice when your goals and the gold stars line up. Such is the case with Darden this week. … Continue reading

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What every new b-school student should know

It dawned on me today — in the 5 minutes I lifted my head out of my intern haze — that at this time last year, I was preparing to move to Charlottesville. Which means, right this moment, about 300 … Continue reading

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Perils of the summer internship housing hunt

Darden people are scattering this summer to every corner of the globe for summer internships in places like Los Angeles, New York, Sao Paolo and China. And that means we all have to find housing. Some companies (like mine) find … Continue reading

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