Marc Paulo

Associate Director of Admissions at UVA Darden
Diversity Recruitment, Consortium GSM, MLT, ROMBA Expert

Marc Paulo spent three years working at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business as an Associate Director of Admissions focused on diversity recruitment. In his role, he served as a member of the admissions committee where he evaluated applications from domestic and international candidates in the full-time MBA and deferred admissions programs. He also conducted interviews and coached waitlisted applicants on how to maximize their chances at being admitted or navigating the re-application process for the following cycle. 

At Darden, Marc Paulo also oversaw diversity recruitment efforts of underrepresented racial and ethnic communities, LGBTQ, and applicants based out of Africa. He was Darden’s liaison to the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management (CGSM), Reaching Out for MBA (ROMBA) LGBTQ program, and other diversity pipeline programs focused on Black, Hispanic, and Native/Indigenous communities. Marc Paulo managed Darden’s first ever Diversity Conference, which targeted women, underrepresented racial/ethnic communities, and LGBTQ applicants. In addition he was the liaison to a number of diversity-based multi-school coalitions, including the Ten School Diversity Alliance which consists of HBS, Kellogg, Booth, Wharton, and MIT, among others. 

Marc Paulo is native to the New York City area and received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Delaware, where he pursued MA in Counseling for Higher Education and Student affairs, focused on multicultural affairs and DEI. He spent more than 6 years in higher education supporting diverse students at the undergraduate level before moving to Darden admissions. He has experience working in MBB consulting within internal DEI where he supports recruitment and retention efforts among underrepresented communities. Marc Paulo is passionate about helping individuals achieve their career goals,  as well as diversifying the landscape of business, particularly among executive/c-suite. 

Marc Paulo (MPG)
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