Tuck 360: MBA Blog tagged with Ask Dawna

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.

Tuck’s Class of 2016 - Accomplished and Diverse

Dawna Clarke - Director of Admissions, September 02, 2014

One of my favorite things to do as the Director of Admissions at Tuck is to welcome a new group of excited first-year students to campus.  Throughout the summer, the incoming class gradually transitions from the Admissions Office to the MBA Program Office, where they will be very well Continue Reading 


Ask Dawna - Which round should I apply in?

Dawna Clarke - Director of Admissions, February 20, 2014

We're often asked which application round will maximize a candidate’s chance at admission. Tuck doesn’t designate a specific number of offers to each round, but rather bases offers on the quality and quantity of the applicant pool during that particular round. Though April is a Continue Reading 


Ask Dawna: Dispelling Myths About Applying to Tuck

Nancy G.- Admissions, December 18, 2013

With the many websites, blogs, consultants and publications that focus on applying to business school (and new ones popping up every day), it can be difficult to determine fact from fiction when it comes to the MBA application process. Dawna Clarke, Tuck's Director of Admissions, addresses one of the Continue Reading 


Ask Dawna: Tips for Recommenders

Dawna Clarke - Director of Admissions, October 10, 2013

Applying to business school requires a lot of time and commitment. Hours spent studying for (and taking) the GMAT, researching and visiting schools, thousands of words written in essays. One of the aspects of the process that many applicants find challenging is selecting the best recommenders and managing the expectations, Continue Reading 


Welcome to the 2013-2014 “Ask Dawna” Video Blog

Dawna Clarke - Director of Admissions, September 18, 2013

It's hard to believe that another admissions season is upon us! Just a few weeks ago, we welcomed the class of 2015 to campus and already a new season is in full-swing. This is the first installment of "Ask Dawna", a video blog that answers your questions about Tuck, the Continue Reading 


Ask Dawna: It’s Never Too Soon…

Dawna C.- Director of Admissions, May 16, 2012

Applicants to MBA programs all come to the process with their own unique perspectives, expectations, and plans. For some applicants, the decision to pursue an MBA is made in the span of the first couple of years of professional work after undergrad. For others, the plan for an MBA started Continue Reading 


Ask Dawna: Advice for Reapplicants

Nancy G.- Admissions, March 29, 2012

If you are an applicant who was unsuccessful in your quest for admission to Tuck, you may be considering applying again in the future (something we refer to as 'reapplying'). Each year about 15%-18% of our total applications come from prospective students who have previously applied to Tuck. Dawna offers Continue Reading 


“Ask Dawna”: Tackling the International Experience Mini Essay

Dawna C.- Director of Admissions, December 09, 2011

An increasingly global economy plays a critical role in effective business leadership. Tuck endeavors to be at the forefront of business education by equipping future business leaders with the skills, experience, and knowledge necessary to effectively maneuver this complex landscape. One of the critical learning components in the Tuck classroom Continue Reading 


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