Tuck 360: MBA Blog tagged with admissions

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Why should you attend Tuck’s Military Visit Day?

Guest Student Contributor, April 15, 2014

Dan Bleicher T'15, grew up in Fort Lauderdale, FL and attended the USNA, graduating with a B.S. in Political Science.  Upon graduation he flew S-3 Vikings as an NFO and E-6B Mercury’s as a pilot.  He also served as the Executive Assistant to the Continue Reading 


2014 Admitted Students Weekend

Claire B. TP'14, April 06, 2014

Campus is abuzz with final preparations for Admitted Students Weekend (ASW) this upcoming weekend, Friday, 4/11-Sunday, 4/13.  Everyone's looking forward to welcoming you all!  There's so much in store for this weekend. For folks who are undecided about their business school decision, it's an incredibly valuable Continue Reading 


Tuck & Diversity

Arpitha T'15, March 07, 2014

I just finished my last exam for the Winter term. Yay!  Courses, learning, professors – everything and everyone has been awesome. It’s amazing to look back and see how much you learn in just 2 months. Equally exciting at this time is to look around and see so Continue Reading 


From April Applicant to T’15

Guest Student Contributor, March 04, 2014

Laura Ionita is an MBA candidate in the class of 2015 at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Prior to Tuck, Laura lived in in the South of France and worked in the IT industry as a Product Marketing Manager. After Tuck, Laura would like to live on the West Continue Reading 


Competitive, but not Impossible

Stephanie Butler, February 27, 2014

Though this post was originally published in March of 2013, the advice from Laura and Sara (final round admits) is every bit as applicable now.  Next week, a T'15 from Romania will share her journey to Tuck via the final application round. Tuck's final application deadline is April 2, 2014.  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 


Waitlist Advice

Kristin R. - Admissions, December 19, 2013

So we know, getting on the waitlist wasn’t the news you had hoped for. Please know we have an incredibly competitive applicant pool, and due to our small size, we have to make some very difficult decisions.  While obviously not the desired outcome, being placed on the 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 


From Military to Business: Thriving in the Transition

Admissions, December 05, 2013

Kristin Roth, Associate Director of Admissions, explains how Tuck fosters a successful transition from the armed forces to a career in business.  Learn more about the Armed Forces Alumni Association, a student group who's primary mission is to provide resources and support to veterans Continue Reading 


Be. Build. Become…Diversity Conference 2013

Guest Student Contributor, December 04, 2013

Selemon Asfaw is a 2nd year student at Tuck. He’s an organizer of the 2013 Diversity Conference as well as Co-chair of the Tuck African Ancestry Business Association. Prior to Tuck, Selemon was an education entrepreneur doing work in the Midwest with public and private enterprises. Next year he Continue Reading 


Making the Move to Hanover

Admissions, December 03, 2013

Donna Hay, Tuck's Associate Director of Diversity Recruitment Initiatives, talks about the opportunities and distinctive benefits of living in Hanover NH and the Upper Valley   Continue Reading 


2013 Women in Business Conference: “No Limits”

Alice L. – T’14, November 20, 2013

On October 25 and 26, Tuck welcomed more than 125 current and prospective students, alumnae, faculty, staff and friends to take part in workshops, panel discussions, and mock classes as part of the 2013 Women in Business Conference. The planning process among the two other co-chairs and I began in the spring.  Continue Reading 


Applying Your Job Search Experiences to the MBA Application Process

Jonathan Masland - Career Development Office, November 19, 2013

This post was originally published as part of the Ask the Experts series on MBA.com.   The same practices that make MBAs successful in their job search also make them effective in gaining admittance to the MBA program of their choice. As a quick introduction, I am the director Continue Reading 


Applying in January? Plan Your Visit to Tuck

Gelsey Tolosa, Visit and Interview Coordinator, November 11, 2013

If you are applying in the January Round, I strongly encourage you to visit us and take advantage of our open interview policy. Interviewing before you submit your application will inform your "why Tuck" essay and will help you articulate why you think Tuck is a good fit for you Continue Reading 


November Application Round Interview Deadline Extended

Nancy G.- Admissions, October 24, 2013

Good news for those of you who are planning on applying in the November application round. We have extended the applicant-initiated interview deadline to November 22, 2013. Note that this does not change the application deadline, which remains November 6, 2013. Tuck has an open-interview policy, which enables all applicants to participate in an Continue Reading 


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