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.

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 


On MBA Rankings

Penny Paquette T’76 - Assistant Dean, 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 


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