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.
Stephanie B. - Admissions, March 12, 2013Final b-school application rounds are notoriously the most competitive; the majority of ‘seats’ have been filled and, in many cases, much of the scholarship money has been allocated. Although the climb may be steeper, reaching the finish line via the final application round is possible. We Continue Reading
Stephanie B. - Admissions, October 02, 2012The following post was originally published by Assistant Dean and T'76, Penny Paquette in October 2011. The first business school ranking of this year is set to be published later in the week. As application season gets underway so does the annual round of rankings of business Continue Reading
Dawna C.- Director of Admissions, May 16, 2012Applicants 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
Nancy G.- Admissions, March 29, 2012If 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
Dawna C.- Director of Admissions, December 09, 2011An 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
Pat H. - Admissions, November 11, 2010Letters of recommendation - at Tuck, we refer to them as "Confidential Statements of Qualifications," or "CSQs". CSQs provide us with additional insight into your career success/potential, as well as your personal and professional strengths and weaknesses. The CSQ is the only part of the application not completed by Continue Reading
Pat H. - Admissions, October 28, 2010Over the summer I spoke with an unsuccessful applicant from last year who had a big job gap in his employment history. Now the fact that he had the gap wasn’t what was troubling to us (we recognize that in this economy a lot of people unfortunately have Continue Reading
Pat H. - Admissions, October 08, 2010With the Early Action deadline of October 13 quickly approaching, you are probably wondering about this question. I may be completely dating myself with this reference, but I am reminded of the “Schoolhouse Rock” episode following the path of a bill through the legislative process. Perhaps we can take Continue Reading
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