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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 


Ask Dawna: It’s Never Too Soon…

Dawna C.- Director of Admissions, May 16, 2012

Applicants 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 


Guest Blog: Jeff Zhou T’14 and the Tuck Alumni Network

Blog Guest, May 06, 2012

Jeff Zhou was born and raised in China, and is now living in Austin, Texas. Prior to Tuck, he worked in Corporate Development for a large media company.   Honestly, when I first began the b-school application process, I wasn’t too sure about Tuck. I came from a Continue Reading 


Guest Blog: Alice Lin T’14 is Excited for Tuck

Blog Guest, May 02, 2012

Alice Lin is a Los Angeles native currently living in Boston. Alice has worked in both the energy and actuarial consulting industries. Among other interests, she enjoys sampling new cuisines and anything and everything outdoors.    Wow, am I glad to be done with the whirlwind b-school application process! Continue Reading 


Guest Blog: A Tuck Partner’s Take on Applying & ASW

Blog Guest, April 28, 2012

Marcy (TP '14) and Zach Hogan (T '14) currently live in Northern California. Zach works as a chemical engineer in San Francisco, Marcy is a stay-at-home mom to their two boys.    About a year ago my husband, Zach, began the process of applying to business school.  On the strong Continue Reading 


Ask Dawna: Advice for Reapplicants

Nancy G.- Admissions, March 29, 2012

If 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 


Catching up. Way up.

MJZ, February 29, 2012

This post summarizes my Fall term at Tuck. Reflections on Fall I can’t believe I’m writing about being done with Fall term. Seeing as this is my first blog post, here’s some background and what I’ve been up to the last 3+ months: Continue Reading 


What Comes Around Pt. 3 - Gina des Cognets, T’01

Dia D. - Admissions, February 28, 2012

This 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 


What Comes Around Pt. 2-Stephen Pidgeon, T’07

Dia D. - Admissions, February 24, 2012

Stephen 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 


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