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.
Claire B. TP14, October 30, 2012When 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
Marcy H. TP'14, October 29, 2012I 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
Stephanie B. - Admissions, October 02, 2012The 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
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
Blog Guest, May 06, 2012Jeff 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
Blog Guest, May 02, 2012Alice 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
Blog Guest, April 28, 2012Marcy (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
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
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