Tuck 360: MBA Blog

Find out what sets Tuck apart. Hear from the people who make Tuck distinctive among the world’s top MBA programs—students, partners, Tuck admissions staff, and the Tuck administrators who will work with you throughout your two years at Tuck. The Tuck 360: MBA blog combines candid insight about life at Tuck from students and partners with helpful insider tips and advice from Tuck staff who want you to succeed at Tuck.

Club Spotlight: Education Club

Guest Student Contributor, August 19, 2014

The Tuck Education Club is a student-run organization that promotes awareness of education issues at Tuck and acts as a resource for students interested in a career in education. While most of our classmates will not pursue careers in education, they will be exposed to issues in the education system Continue Reading >>


Creating Memorable Essays…..and memorable in a good way

Amy Mitson - Admissions, August 18, 2014

What if I did this blog in haiku format? That might be fun. It might get me noticed and it could get me some style points with readers out there, but how much could I truly express? On the flip side, what if I ignored all word limits and keep Continue Reading >>

Club Spotlight: Entrepreneurship Club

Guest Student Contributor, August 13, 2014

For the past two months, I’ve enjoyed a memorable and entrepreneurial summer internship while also fulfilling goals I set when starting at Tuck. But, before getting into those details, I want to share the goal and mandate of the Entrepreneurship Club, which introduced me to some great folks Continue Reading >>

Hands-On Learning at Tuck

Kristin Roth - Admissions, August 12, 2014

Q: What do Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Yokohama, food trucks, a climate change conference, and running a private equity fund have in common?  A: All formed critical parts of Tuck students’ MBA program in 2013 – 2014. Last week, I sat in on a terrific panel about experiential education at Continue Reading >>

Club Spotlight: Hispanic-American Student Association

Guest Student Contributor, August 08, 2014

The Hispanic-American Student Association, or HASA, has defined its mission as follows; to enrich the professional, academic, social, and cultural pursuits of our members. Although HASA's activities are focused towards Tuck's Hispanic student community, all students are welcome and encouraged to participate in our events. HASA also seeks Continue Reading >>

Come to the Forté Forums!

Pat Harrison - Admissions, August 06, 2014

One of my areas of responsibility at Tuck is women’s recruiting, and for any women who are thinking about business school, I highly recommend you look into the Forté Foundation.  Forté is an organization committed to educating and directing talented women toward careers in business. Continue Reading >>

Club Spotlight: Entertainment, Sports & Media

Guest Student Contributor, August 01, 2014

The ESM Club strives to provide Tuck students with access and exposure to careers and events in the entertainment, sports, and media industry.  In the fall, the club plans to facilitate ticket procurement for students interested in attending the February MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston.  Also Continue Reading >>

Top 10 Things You May Not Know About Tuck: #5 - #1

Kristin Roth - Admissions, July 31, 2014

#5 – This is a great place to embrace the seasons. Yes, you’ve heard that it can get cold in New Hampshire. It does. But, while winter is a season to get through in New York or Chicago (and doesn’t really exist in LA), here it&rsquo Continue Reading >>

Finding the right person to speak for you - choosing your recommenders

Pat Harrison - Admissions, July 30, 2014

Letters of recommendation help provide us with additional insight into your career accomplishments, as well as your personal and professional strengths and weaknesses.  The recommendation is the only part of the application not completed by the applicant themselves.  Because the applicant isn’t writing the recommendation, sometimes Continue Reading >>

Top 10 Things You May Not Know About Tuck: #10 - #6

Kristin Roth - Admissions, July 29, 2014

#10 – 70.9% Our alumni are devoted to the school and demonstrably engaged in the school’s ongoing success. This year, over 70.9% of our alumni participated in the Tuck Annual Giving campaign – a figure more than double the average rate of other top business schools. And they give not only Continue Reading >>

Club Spotlight: Outdoor Club

Guest Student Contributor, July 28, 2014

Inclusiveness, camaraderie, participation—these are Tuck traditions. From club meetings to student-run symposia to volunteering in the wider community, you'll find ways to get involved at Tuck. And there's no doubt you’ll be able to do a lot of this while outside enjoying the beautiful Continue Reading >>

Getting ready to hit the road!

Pat Harrison - Admissions, July 25, 2014

In just about one week, the admissions team will hit the road for the start of the recruiting season.  While part of me is wondering where on Earth the summer has gone, the other part is getting really excited as I start to make my travel reservations.  Admissions Continue Reading >>

Club Spotlight: Asia Business Club

Guest Student Contributor, July 24, 2014

Asia Business Club (ASB) at Tuck is an active organization with devoted members who share the same goal - to promote Asian culture at Tuck and to facilitate professional and personal networks among our club members. In the academic year of 2013-2014, ASB organized a series of school-wide events for Continue Reading >>

If at First You Don’t Succeed: Advice for Reapplicants

Pat Harrison - Admissions, July 23, 2014

I have been getting lots of questions from unsuccessful applicants who are planning to reapply to Tuck this coming fall. Many want to know what we think of reapplicants, what they can do to improve their chances the next time, and what the process is. First, what do we think Continue Reading >>

Club Spotlight: Faith Based Groups

Guest Student Contributor, July 21, 2014

Inclusiveness, camaraderie, participation—these are Tuck traditions. From club meetings to student-run symposia to volunteering in the wider community, you'll find ways to get involved at Tuck. The following faith based student groups serve to connect those with shared religious beliefs and traditions, as well as to introduce Continue Reading >>

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