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.

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 


The importance of time management at Tuck

Ankit S - T'15, February 14, 2014

I just realized that I haven't blogged for over 3 months! There's a deeper meaning here - the 'just realized' loops back to the fact that time passes by incredibly fast here at Tuck. I recall thinking many times in class each day that I will go back to Continue Reading 


Tuck: A Unique and Integrated Healthcare Path

Guest Student Contributor, February 04, 2014

Nashley Peter Mascarenhas was born in India and raised in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Economics from Purdue University.  Upon graduation, Nashley joined Motorola Mobility as a quality engineer and worked on phones such as Razr Continue Reading 


Waitlist Advice

Kristin Roth - 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 


Is a Tuck MBA regional?

Partner Post Archive, December 17, 2013

I've been thinking internationally, lately.  As we're into December (a month when many, many second year students not taking mini-courses on campus are currently traveling around the world).  I believe the question of global recognition vs. possible regionality of a Tuck MBA may be a question 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 


Talk to us!  Have questions about life as a Tuck Partner (TP) in Hanover?

Partner Post Archive, December 02, 2013

Will and I are just getting back from a short Thanksgiving holiday with our family in Chicago; for those of you who celebrate the American holiday, I hope you enjoyed weekends with your loved ones as well. I've gotten a few emails recently from prospective students and their prospective Continue Reading 


Applying Your Job Search Experiences to the MBA Application Process

Jonathan Masland - Director of Career Development , 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 


Financing Your Degree: Tips, Advice & Resources

Nancy G.- Admissions, November 05, 2013

Planning and preparing for an MBA isn't just about studying for and taking the GMAT, finding the best recommenders, and preparing for admissions interview. One of the most critical (and often overlooked) aspects of any MBA planning process is thinking about how you will finance your degree. There are Continue Reading 


ROI of a Tuck MBA

Nancy G.- Admissions, October 18, 2013

As you consider your MBA options, it's likely that one of the decision factors you'll explore is the return on your MBA investment. While the monetary rewards of an MBA from a top-school are a key motivator for many applicants, it's equally important to consider the many 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 


Career Services: The First 30 Days

Jonathan Masland - Director of Career Development , 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 


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