Tuck 360: MBA Blog tagged with advice

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.

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 


Career Services: The First 30 Days

Jonathan Masland - Career Development Office, October 07, 2013

Yesterday, nearly 200 first-year students packed into cars and buses and headed to Boston and New York City to take part in three days of company visits as part of the Career Development Office’s (CDO) annual consulting, investment banking, and marketing treks. These visits offer students a great opportunity Continue Reading 


On MBA Rankings

Penny P.—Assistant Dean T'76, October 03, 2013

The following post was originally published by Assistant Dean and T'76, Penny Paquette in October 2012. The first business school ranking of this year is set to be published this month. As application season gets underway so does the annual round of rankings of business schools. These rankings have become a 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 


My Journey from China to Tuck - Part I

Guest Student Contributor, August 07, 2013

Originally from Beijing, Sylvia is excited to spend the next two years in Hanover, NH as a member of Tuck’s Class of 2015. She’s also looking forward to sharing her experiences with you through the Admissions Blog! Look for the second part of Sylvia’s ‘ Continue Reading 


A week to go!

Andrew M. - T'14, August 04, 2013

Tuck's pre-orientation programs kick off in a week, and a new group of Tuckies will soon be arriving on campus and exploring the wonders of the Upper Valley!  I went on two pre-orientation programs last year: Outward Bound (five days of sailing in the Gulf of Maine) and Continue Reading 


Developing a Successful Application Strategy

Pat H. - Admissions, July 29, 2013

As aspiring MBA’s, applying to business school provides a great opportunity to stretch your strategic-thinking muscle. Chances are you will apply to more than one program, and all of that application completing, essay writing and GMAT test-taking requires a plan. Here are some tips for developing a solid Continue Reading 


Field notes from a summer

Andrew M. - T'14, July 24, 2013

The summer is more than halfway over, and classmates have begun the countdown to when they get to return to Tuck.  Excitement of returning is currently overwhelming the growing sense of foreboding that comes with entering the second—and final—year.  As a lover of puns Continue Reading 


Forte MBA Women’s Leadership Conference - Find Your Space, Take Your Place

Blog Guest, July 10, 2013

Tanya is a member of the Tuck Class of 2015 and a Forte Fellow. Tuck is a proud sponsor of the Forte Foundation, which works with major corporations and top business schools to launch women into fulfilling, significant careers.  As a Forte Fellow, Tanya is presented many benefits including participation Continue Reading 


The Power of Tuck - Early Reflections of a T’15

Blog Guest, July 08, 2013

Ankit Sood is an incoming T'15 from India, where he worked in human resources and consulting for the previous 4 years.  He is raring to start life in Hanover with his fellow Tuckies.  Having blogged as an applicant, Ankit now looks to pay it forward to future Tuckies by Continue Reading 


Career exploration at Tuck

Stephen Pidgeon, June 27, 2013

Business School is a fantastic opportunity to reinvent yourself, or to make a significant change in your career path. When I came here as a student (back in the mists of time in 2005!) I pictured myself taking the two years to really think about what kind of career would be Continue Reading 


One Year Ago

Blog Guest, June 18, 2013

Carolyn Sherry is eagerly anticipating her move from Phoenix, AZ to Hanover so she can begin her Tuck journey with her 2015 classmates.  Carolyn has always wanted to try out blogging and she's excited to write about her Tuck experience.  Look for future posts!   One Continue Reading 


ASW 2013

Marcy H. TP'14, April 27, 2013

Last weekend was this year's much-anticipated Admitted Students Weekend. It was a little strange and a lot exciting to see the "Welcome Class of 2015" banner up on the Tuck building. Zach was on campus on Friday to help welcome the prospective T'15s during registration, and then Saturday was Continue Reading 


Leading Voices in Higher Education: Anne-Marie Slaughter

Marcy H. TP'14, April 22, 2013

A couple weeks ago Dr Anne-Marie Slaughter came to Dartmouth and gave a lecture titled "Why Women Still Can't Have It All: Getting to a Place of Equal Opportunity." The lecture was part of Dartmouth's Leading Voices in Higher Education speaker series, and organized in part through Tuck' Continue Reading 


Competitive, but not impossible.

Stephanie B. - Admissions, March 12, 2013

Final 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 


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