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Denied? 3 Questions to Ask Before Reapplying

Admissions, June 28, 2016

1) Are you targeting the right schools? Make sure you’re being realistic. Though numbers don’t mean everything, consider recent class profiles of the schools you’re targeting in order to gauge whether your GMAT/GRE score and undergraduate GPA is above or around the average, within Continue Reading 


Connecting to the Upper Valley Community with Junior Achievement Volunteer Program

Guest Student Contributor, June 27, 2016

By Anne de Saint Phalle T'17 I have always loved working with kids. When I got to Tuck in the fall, I joined the Education Club to learn about volunteer opportunities in the Upper Valley and meet classmates who shared my interest. Towards the end of the year, one Continue Reading 


Before the Application is Live

Admissions, June 14, 2016

The Class of 2018 isn’t even on campus yet, but we’re already in the process of recruiting the Tuck Class of 2019. For those of you who are also thinking about next year, here are some suggestions to get you started. There are lots of details to Continue Reading 


Discover the Pathways of Our Students

Justine Kohr, June 09, 2016

“Being in this kind of environment invites me to be a better version of myself for the people around me.” Dallas native Nancy Yang T'17 worked for Teach for America as a managing director before she decided to get her MBA. Nancy is a Continue Reading 


Interview Etiquette: In-person & via Skype

Admissions, June 07, 2016

An Associate Director of Admissions and the Regional Director of Southeast Asia, Sudershan ‘Suds’ Tirumala is back on the MBA Crystal Ball blog. This time around he shares tips on what you should—and shouldn’t—do during an MBA interview, whether Continue Reading 


#IAMTUCK: A Day in the Life of Berny T’08

Guest Contributor, June 01, 2016

Bernardo (Berny) Barrera T'08, is a managing partner in a boutique consulting firm: Growth & Profit Consulting (http://www.gpcmx.com) based in Monterrey, Mexico which serves private businesses throughout the country. Bernardo is also a visiting professor at IPADE's MBA in Monterrey and Mexico City, where he teaches Continue Reading 


Straight Outta Q&A: Starting a Student Club

Admissions, May 31, 2016

While the questions we hear in our on-campus Q&A session (part of every prospective student visit) can run the gamut, some stick out as being really insightful and others we hear over and over again. Wouldn’t it be great if we could share those answers with Continue Reading 


My Global First-Year Project with PERI in Germany

Guest Student Contributor, May 25, 2016

By Nicholas Ritter T'17 Nick Ritter is a second-year student at the Tuck School of Business. Prior to Tuck, Nick worked as an electrical and product engineer for Nabsys, a biotech startup developing genomic sequencing technology. This summer, he will be working with IBM Watson's Continue Reading 


Recent grad? 5 Ways to Prep for Your MBA

Admissions, May 24, 2016

Dear Recent Graduate, First and foremost, congratulations! Inevitably, you’re doing your fair share of (well deserved) celebrating, maybe some reflection or reminiscing, and hopefully taking some time to think about your future. While “I need a job!” might be the only thing occupying your mind Continue Reading 


Five Tuckies Named to Poets & Quants’ Best & Brightest MBAs

Guest Contributor, May 18, 2016

By Justine M. Kohr We're thrilled to share that five second-year students—John Mathias, Alicia Dagrosa, Joseph Ngwenya, Whitney Flynn, and Peter Mathias—have been named to Poets and Quants global list of the Best & Brightest MBAs in the Class of 2016. Poets & Continue Reading 


Tuckies in Paris: My First-Year Project with PayPal France

Guest Student Contributor, May 16, 2016

By Ashley Cahill T'17 This winter, I joined four classmates to work on a First-Year Project for PayPal France. The First-Year Project (FYP) at Tuck gives students the valuable opportunity to apply key learnings from the core curriculum to a real business setting. This year, Tuck’s FYP clients Continue Reading 


A Creative Fundraising Strategy: My First-Year Project with Worldfund

Guest Student Contributor, May 13, 2016

By Katelyn Baldwin T'17 On Sunday morning, March 7, our team arrived at the Sao Paulo airport, ready to dive into our global First Year Project (FYP). Meetings with social finance gurus, non-profit management experts, and STEM-fundraising professionals filled our calendars in the weeks prior as we prepared to make Continue Reading 


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