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.
Suds T, T'10, October 26, 2012Notwithstanding the positive (informal and formal) feedback I’ve received regarding kicking off the Alumni Showcase, my time, time zone, and work load constraints unfortunately preclude more frequent interactions with Tuckies and hence, blogging. A sincere vote of thanks to the subjects of my posts – venerable Tuck alums Continue Reading
Claire B. TP14, September 20, 2012Let's face it: moving to the Upper Valley -- when you're not the one going to school there -- is a big "ask!" In all likelihood you don't already live here, meaning that Tuck will necessitate your student to move, meaning he or she is probably curious Continue Reading
Marcy H. TP'14, September 18, 2012I'd heard many great things about the Montshire Museum of Science, so it was one of the first things we wanted to check out once we got settled in the area. I wasn't quite sure what to expect-- I thought it probably would be a neat indoor Continue Reading
Juliet H. T'14, May 31, 2012As another application season kicks off in the coming weeks, here are some words of advice for you eager applicants. While the online application system will not be available until July/August, there is quite a bit of work that can be completed before then. I hope these points help 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
Luis G - T'13, April 07, 2012Over the last couple of weeks a few T’14s have asked me about the rigor of the first-year curriculum. My response: challenging and demanding but fun. Yes, I said it, fun. There will be some days that are hard but I recommend enjoying the 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
Dia D. - Admissions, February 28, 2012This week we have T'01 and Director of Marketing and Communications Gina des Cognets serving up some advice and fond memories. Gina loved her Tuck experience so much that she couldn't wait to come back and has been a sparkly-eyed advocate for applicants and the envy of her B Continue Reading
Dia D. - Admissions, February 24, 2012Stephen Pidgeon, T'07 shares his unique perspective as a Tuckie who has returned to the roost. Stephen is an Associate Director in Tuck's Career Development Office and returns to Tuck (family in tow) after a stint with McKinsey in London. Q1: What advice would you give a student entering Continue Reading
Justin R T'13, February 20, 2012For those of you considering which schools are right for you, you’ve probably been through the same thought process as me. That being said, if you’re from a big city and have never lived in a less urban area, you probably have some reservations about signing 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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