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: Apply in April or shoot for Early Action?

Admissions, February 24, 2015

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 


Part II: Recruiting Advice for the Consulting Industry from Career Development Office Expert

CDO, February 23, 2015

Stephen Pidgeon T’07 is an associate director of the CDO and author of the books How to Get a Job in Consulting and Case Interviews for Beginners. Talk about the logistics of the typical interview process for the consulting industry. Going back to the example of today’s Continue Reading 


From Military to MBA

Admissions, February 19, 2015

By Kristin Roth Kristin is an Associate Director of Admissions at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and has been with Tuck since 2007. She serves on the admissions committee, reads applications, interviews candidates, leads recruitment of military veterans, and travels globally for Tuck. Though you may have heard this Continue Reading 


Part I: Recruiting Advice for the Consulting Industry from Career Development Office Expert

CDO, February 12, 2015

Stephen Pidgeon T’07 is an associate director of the CDO and author of the books How to Get a Job in Consulting and Case Interviews for Beginners. How should someone prepare for fit interviews for the consulting industry? The most important thing is to understand what competencies the companies Continue Reading 


What makes Tuck distinctive? Why Tuck?

Admissions, February 10, 2015

Last week, we honed in on researching business schools, an important step from the previous week's "getting started checklist."  Today, we narrow our focus even further to talk about something everyone around here is pretty passionate about...Tuck!  Reading Tuck360 is a great way to Continue Reading 


4 Must Ask Questions When Researching Business Schools

Admissions, February 04, 2015

Last week, the Admissions Committee offered a comprehensive list to get you started on the journey to your MBA. Today, we focus specifically on researching programs and schools. This step will likely be ongoing and should not be minimized. An MBA is a big investment in terms of money and Continue Reading 


The Journey to Your MBA: Getting Started

Admissions, January 27, 2015

Congratulations!  An MBA is a great way to advance your current career or make a career switch. Though it may seem like you have a long journey ahead, you’re already on the right track by starting the process early.  Use this list to frame your next Continue Reading 


Nailing Your Admissions Interview

Admissions, January 20, 2015

With the January Round applicant initiated interview deadline just a few weeks away (January 30, 2015), we’re welcoming close to 30 candidates to Tuck every day. Soon, we’ll also be inviting those January Round applicants who weren’t able to come to campus, for an interview in Hanover Continue Reading 


New Year, New Goals

Admissions, January 01, 2015

Well Tuck 360 readers, it’s January 1.  The beginning of another year so often brings us a fresh perspective, new opportunities and goals, a renewed optimism, and an intensified determination.  In the Admissions Office, we look forward to getting to know everyone whose resolutions include beginning or continuing Continue Reading 


Waitlist Advice

Kristin Roth - Admissions, December 22, 2014

Getting on the waitlist isn’t the news you wanted. We know.  But there are things you can do while on the waitlist to prepare yourself for business school or another year of work before you start graduate school. First, take a deep breath. Do something healthy for Continue Reading 


Before You Hit Submit: Finishing Touches Checklist

Admissions, December 09, 2014

At this time of the year, your to-do list is likely to include baking, shopping, and holiday parties.  But if you're submitting an application as part of Tuck's January Round, the January 6 deadline is right around the corner.  Don't let your hectic schedule prevent you Continue Reading 


Becoming the Best Entrepreneur You Can Be

Guest Contributor, December 08, 2014

Joaquin Villarreal T’08 (left) is manager of the Entrepreneurship Initiative at Tuck. Mathias Machado T’09 is an associate director of the Career Development Office (CDO).   Q: How can I become a great entrepreneur? Mathias Machado: Entrepreneurs need grit because they are inevitably going to face disappointment and Continue Reading 


The Best of “Ask Dawna”

Admissions, December 02, 2014

Tuck’s Director of Admissions Dawna Clarke has been sharing her wisdom in the “Ask Dawna” video blog series since 2011.  Always anxious to connect with applicants, tomorrow, December 3, 2014, marks the day Dawna dives into the world of social media for an Ask Me Anything (AMA) event Continue Reading 


Alums Offer Advice to International Students at Tuck: Part 1

Guest Contributor, December 01, 2014

Francis Barel T’05 is a member of Tuck’s European Advisory Board originally from France. He is PayPal’s business development manager for the Middle East and North Africa. Julian Herman T’06 is a member of Tuck’s Latin American Advisory Board originally Continue Reading 


6 Ways to Connect with Tuck before January 6

Admissions, November 25, 2014

In honor of the approaching January 6, 2015 application deadline, we thought we'd share six opportunities to get to know Tuck over the next 41 days. Even if you've done your due diligence and are certain you would be a great fit, there's always something new to learn. Try one Continue Reading 


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