Tuck 360: MBA Blog

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.

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Tuck’s 2016-2017 Essay Questions (Revised)

Admissions, July 11, 2016

As regular readers of our blog, you know we value transparency and thorough communication. With that in mind, we wanted to alert you to a change in the wording of our first essay. While the core information we are seeking is the same, we are providing you with more context Continue Reading 

Creating a Successful Application Strategy

Admissions, July 07, 2016

By Stephanie Butler, Assistant Director of Admissions Hello! Thanks to everyone who joined me last week for online Q&A. You had so many great questions. Before our chat got started, I offered some advice for creating a successful application strategy. If you couldn’t make Continue Reading 

Club Spotlight: The Entrepreneurship Club

Guest Student Contributor, July 06, 2016

By Apurva Sacheti T'16 Have an idea? Searching for useful resources and well-wishers to get you kick started? The Entrepreneurship Club at Tuck strives to save the most valuable asset your startup has—time—by organizing informational and networking sessions, workshops, and useful resources that have Continue Reading 

Tuck’s 2016-2017 Essay Questions

Admissions, July 05, 2016

Tuck has long provided its graduates with the knowledge and inspiration to do well and do good—to become the difference in the world of business and beyond. As the global economy continues to become more dynamic and diverse, the call for broad, values-driven leadership will continue to grow Continue Reading 

Club Spotlight: Tuck Tech Club

Guest Contributor, June 30, 2016

The Technology Club helps Tuck students learn about the roles that MBAs play at technology companies and gain exposure to different high-tech industries. Often, members also hold membership in other clubs like Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and General Management in order to better understand a particular area of Continue Reading 

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 

On the Use of Admissions Consultants

Admissions, June 21, 2016

Last week, Tuck’s Admissions Team had the pleasure of hosting about 35 admissions consultants from the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC). We invited them to Hanover so they could learn more about Tuck, to answer their questions—to answer your questions—and of course, 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 

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