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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 


Initiating Your Interview

Admissions, September 06, 2013

The Tuckies have returned!  After a very quiet campus this summer, it is so nice to feel the energy and enthusiasm again! As the Admissions Coordinator, I organize all on-campus visits and interviews. Two of the best things about my job are working with so many of Tuck&rsquo Continue Reading 


My Journey from China to Tuck - Part II

Guest Student Contributor, August 08, 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, on the Admissions Blog!  Make sure to check out the first part 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 


Tuck’s New Essay Questions

Kristin Roth, July 12, 2013

Our application will go live later this summer, but for you blog readers who want to get a jump on your application, here are this year’s essay questions! We see the essays as your opportunity to share with us who you are beyond the numbers and the resume, Continue Reading 


The Power of Tuck - Early Reflections of a T’15

Blog Guest, July 08, 2013

Ankit Sood is an incoming T'15 from India, where he worked in human resources and consulting for the previous 4 years.  He is raring to start life in Hanover with his fellow Tuckies.  Having blogged as an applicant, Ankit now looks to pay it forward to future Tuckies by Continue Reading 


One Year Ago

Blog Guest, June 18, 2013

Carolyn Sherry is eagerly anticipating her move from Phoenix, AZ to Hanover so she can begin her Tuck journey with her 2015 classmates.  Carolyn has always wanted to try out blogging and she's excited to write about her Tuck experience.  Look for future posts!   One Continue Reading 


Is an MBA Still Worth It?

Nancy G.- Admissions, May 08, 2013

As a prospective applicant, you will spend a lot of time examining your individual motivations for pursuit of an MBA. While you consider all of the options and opportunities, one question will inevitably arise...is the time and financial investment required for an MBA from a top school Continue Reading 


Competitive, but not impossible.

Stephanie B. - Admissions, March 12, 2013

Final b-school application rounds are notoriously the most competitive; the majority of ‘seats’ have been filled and, in many cases, much of the scholarship money has been allocated.  Although the climb may be steeper, reaching the finish line via the final application round is possible.  We Continue Reading 


Ring in the new!

Andrew M. - T'14, December 13, 2012

Tomorrow's the big day!  To echo Claire, all of us here are sending positive vibes and best wishes to all of the applicants who find out tomorrow!  It's hard to believe that a day after we finish our Fall B term, we'll start welcoming the Continue Reading 


Visiting campus as a partner

Claire B. TP14, October 30, 2012

When Will was applying to schools, he of course registered to visit Tuck and participate in an interview while here.  Part of the registration process was identifying whether or not he had a partner, and if so, if his partner (yours truly) would be be coming to campus with Continue Reading 


Things to Consider When Your Partner is Applying to an MBA Program

Marcy H. TP'14, October 29, 2012

I recently stumbled upon this post: Things to Consider When Your Partner is Applying to an MBA Program.  It's written by Veronica Armstrong, a business school wife and mother and brings up some good points regarding the location, services, and community at schools that you and your Continue Reading 


Thoughts on business school rankings - Assistant Dean Penny Paquette

Stephanie B. - Admissions, October 02, 2012

The following post was originally published by Assistant Dean and T'76, Penny Paquette in October 2011.  The first business school ranking of this year is set to be published later in the week. As application season gets underway so does the annual round of rankings of business Continue Reading 


Let the Games Begin

Juliet H. T'14, May 31, 2012

As 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 


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