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Watch the Class of 2014 Investiture Ceremony Live

Nancy G.- Admissions, June 05, 2014

Each student arrives at Tuck with expectations, goals and dreams that are unique to them. During their two years, they experienced challenges, discovered new opportunities, and immersed themselves in a community that supported their transformation along the way. Experience the pinnacle of our student's two years at Tuck by Continue Reading 


How I became a Tuckie and Other Related Stories

Guest Student Contributor, June 03, 2014

Aditya Shah is a T'16 from Mumbai, India. Prior to Tuck, he worked for his family owned business, manufacturing and exporting tea. He claims to be a sucker for learning about all things that can be brewed (tea, coffee, beer, wine?), but also loves the outdoors and can't wait Continue Reading 


Post-Script: Tuck Military Visit Day

Admissions, May 28, 2014

Tuck’s first Military Visit Day was, by all accounts, a rousing success. Twenty-six veterans and partners visited Tuck on May 12th and were treated to a great introduction to what an MBA and two years at Tuck could be like. Even the weather got into the act, with Continue Reading 


Tuck’s Essay Questions for 2014 - 2015

Kristin Roth - Admissions, May 21, 2014

A bonus for our blog readers: an advanced look at this year’s essay questions! The Tuck application will go live later this summer, but you can get a head start in preparing to tell us your story. I’ll point out the obvious: we have two required Continue Reading 


Application Advice: Becoming a T’16

Guest Student Contributor, May 20, 2014

Jacob Crandall, a future T'16, grew up in Buffalo, NY and attended Case Western Reserve University, graduating with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.  Upon graduation he worked at Newry Corp., a small consulting firm in Cleveland focusing on helping industrial and CPG clients develop growth strategies for new Continue Reading 


Why should you attend Tuck’s Military Visit Day?

Guest Student Contributor, April 15, 2014

Dan Bleicher T'15, grew up in Fort Lauderdale, FL and attended the USNA, graduating with a B.S. in Political Science.  Upon graduation he flew S-3 Vikings as an NFO and E-6B Mercury’s as a pilot.  He also served as the Executive Assistant to the Continue Reading 


2014 Admitted Students Weekend

Partner Post Archive, April 06, 2014

Campus is abuzz with final preparations for Admitted Students Weekend (ASW) this upcoming weekend, Friday, 4/11-Sunday, 4/13.  Everyone's looking forward to welcoming you all!  There's so much in store for this weekend. For folks who are undecided about their business school decision, it's an incredibly valuable Continue Reading 


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 


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 


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 


Be. Build. Become…Diversity Conference 2013

Guest Student Contributor, December 04, 2013

Selemon Asfaw is a 2nd year student at Tuck. He’s an organizer of the 2013 Diversity Conference as well as Co-chair of the Tuck African Ancestry Business Association. Prior to Tuck, Selemon was an education entrepreneur doing work in the Midwest with public and private enterprises. Next year he 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 


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