Virginia Darden Consulting Club

Applicants often have difficulty visualizing how a specific professionally-focused club will help them obtain employment in their chosen field.  A post by Paul Rhynard, Darden Class of 2012 on Darden Admissions & MBA Blog discusses how the Darden Consulting Club accomplishes this: Hopeful Future Consultant? How Darden’s Consulting Club Can Help… The Consulting Club at Darden is dedicated to providing the needed tools — including resume and cover-letter assistance, networking opportunities and interview preparation — that enable our club members to successfully attain summer internships and full-time offers in consulting and strategy roles.  We take pride in ensuring that students have the help needed to be successful. But it’s not all about providing tools; we … [Read more...]

Wharton is hosting an MBA Admissions Diversity Event

From MBA Admissions Blog: Explore Wharton: Diversity in Action 2011 The registration for Explore Wharton on September 22 & 23, 2011 is now open. Register today! Explore Wharton: Diversity in Action is an opportunity for candidates from under represented backgrounds to visit the Wharton campus, network with current students, attend classes, receive helpful information about the admissions process and experience the uniquely collaborative Wharton environment.  The two-day event is hosted through a partnership between the Wharton African American MBA Association (AAMBAA), the Wharton Hispanic American MBA Association (WHAMBAA) and the MBA Admissions and Financial Aid Office. We look forward to seeing you there! -The MBA Admissions & Financial Aid Team … [Read more...]

Wharton Energy Club Celebrates Earth Day

From MBA Admissions Blog:   Wharton Energy Club on National Call to Celebrate Earth Day Many of Wharton’s student clubs have prominent roles not only on campus, but within their industries and fields as well. Recently, the Wharton Energy Club was invited on a national call to celebrate Earth Day that included Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Jon Carson, White House Director of the Office of Public Engagement. Secretary Chu personally commended the Wharton Energy Conference as a signature event that exemplifies the great work student leaders are doing. To find out more about the Energy Club, visit their website.   Wharton Energy Club on National Call to Celebrate Earth Day Many of … [Read more...]

UCLA Anderson discuss Women’s Business Connection Club

UCLA Anderson MBA student talks about how her "buddy" in the Mentor Program of the Women's Business Connection Club encouraged her to run for president. She talks about the different programs she has initiated. From The MBA Insider's Blog: UCLA Anderson Spotlight: Women’s Business Connection Club President Sees Growth Opportunities An associate consultant at a marketing firm in Los Angeles, Lindsey Walter had a unique insight into the culture at UCLA Anderson. Because her company exclusively recruited Anderson MBA students for its Los Angeles office, she got to know plenty of alumni and liked what they had to say about the school. At the time, she was considering pursuing an MBA herself in order to move to the next level in her career, improve her … [Read more...]

Stanford GSB Global Speakers Series Event

CEO and Founder Marcos Galperin, MBA '99 recently spoke at a Global Speaker Series event cosponsored by the Latin America Student Association and the Entrepreneurship Club. From Stanford GSB News: MercadoLibre Grows Latin America’s Online Marketplace STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — In its early days, the founders of MercadoLibre wanted to ensure that their online company, considered the eBay of Latin America, just survived. The e-commerce enterprise, founded in 1999 by several Stanford Graduate School of Business alumni, has not only survived but thrived, and is now taking strategic steps to beef up its services as more users throughout the region flock to the internet. The Latin American online e-commerce site recently announced its first quarterly … [Read more...]