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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Interview with Director of Admissions Dawna Clarke

Admissions, September 15, 2015

Seeking advice on preparing for or deciding whether to take the GMAT or GRE? Looking for clarity on the differences between Tuck’s application rounds? Curious about why Tuck has a 70.9% alumni giving rate? Accepted.com recently conducted an Admissions Straight Talk podcast with Tuck’s Director of Continue Reading 


A Challenging and Fulfilling Summer Internship

Guest Student Contributor, September 14, 2015

By Amrita Dasgupta T'16 Amrita is a second-year student at Tuck with a background in operations strategy and big data analytics. Her hometown is in Bethesda, MD, but she is excited to see where the next stage of life and her career will take her. After making it Continue Reading 


A Summer Beyond Expectations

Guest Student Contributor, September 10, 2015

By Henrique Lyra Bahr T'16 Henrique is a second-year student at Tuck. Prior to school, he worked in investment management as a buy-side equity analyst in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Throughout his life, Henrique spent time in Germany (where part of his family is from) and Minnesota Continue Reading 


Finding the Right Fit

Guest Student Contributor, September 08, 2015

By Fedor Volkov T’17 and Evgeniya Moldasheva T’17 Fedor was born in Moscow, Russia but lived in Toluca, Mexico for eight years. He graduated from one of the most prestigious technical universities in Russia—Bauman MSTU—with a degree in enterprise economics and management. Before Continue Reading 


10th Annual Women In Business Conference: A Great Way to Get to Know Tuck!

Admissions, September 04, 2015

By Pat Harrison  Pat Harrison is senior associate director of admissions, recruiting and enrollment at Tuck. She oversees Tuck’s reading and interviewing process and focuses on the recruitment of women. She has been with Tuck since 2003. Last Saturday we welcomed a new class of Tuckies to campus Continue Reading 


Welcoming the Tuck Class of 2017: A Letter from Dean Slaughter

Guest Contributor, September 01, 2015

Dear Members of the Tuck Community, Today is a thrilling day, as it is my honor and pleasure to introduce our newest class of Tuck MBA students.  Under today’s warm sunshine and blue skies, 286 dynamic, capable, and inspirational T'17s began their Tuck journey together, meeting with Continue Reading 


Techies or Tuckies? The Silicon Valley Boot Camp

Guest Student Contributor, August 26, 2015

By Vijay A. Joshi Vijay is an incoming T’17. Born in central Pennsylvania, Vijay is making a return to the Northeast after spending the past three years in South Florida. Prior to Tuck, Vijay worked in both supply chain and corporate strategy for Office Depot. Vijay Continue Reading 


Letters of Recommendation FAQs

Admissions, August 25, 2015

Letters of recommendation (LORs) are naturally the only part of the application not completed by the applicant themselves. Because of this, many applicants feel like they don’t have much influence over this part of the application. Fortunately, this isn’t true! Through choosing, preparing, and checking-in on Continue Reading 


Tuck Admissions Hits the Road

Admissions, August 20, 2015

Stephanie Butler has worked in Tuck's Admissions Office since 2011 and is now an Assistant Director of Admissions. She serves on the admissions committee, reads applications, interviews candidates, and travels for Tuck. We’re officially in the thick of travel season in the Tuck Admissions Office. Continue Reading 


Private Sector Investments for a Better World

Guest Student Contributor, August 17, 2015

By Bernhard Marschitz T'16 Bernhard earned an MA degree with the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in 2010. *This post originally appeared on the Tuck Center for Business and Society blog. While my four years in consulting were no doubt enjoyable (and also turned me into Continue Reading 


Top 10 Reasons Why Tuck is the Most Family-Friendly MBA

Guest Student Contributor, August 12, 2015

By Isaac Ipson T'15 Isaac is a recently graduated T’15 who is headed with his wife and two sons (four and almost two) to Dallas, Texas. My time at Tuck has unfortunately come to an end but as I finish up a summer full of time with my family Continue Reading 


Applicant-Initiated Interviews

Admissions, August 11, 2015

What are applicant-initiated interviews and why does Tuck offer them? Tuck is unique in that we offer all applicants the opportunity to interview on-campus, in Hanover. We want to get to know you fully and give as many people as possible the chance to shine! Further, this is an amazing Continue Reading 


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