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Addressing Tricky Situations

Admissions, October 06, 2015

Let’s talk optional essay. This isn’t really an essay, but it is very optional. Don’t feel like you have to fill the space, just because we’ve offered it. The optional essay is, however, an opportunity for you to tell us anything else Continue Reading 

To the Veterans, From a Veteran

Guest Student Contributor, October 01, 2015

By Dave Dauphinais  Dave is currently enrolled in the joint Masters in Business Administration and Masters in Public Administration program between Tuck and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Prior to going back to school, he spent ten years in the Navy working in Special Operations. He Continue Reading 

Technically Speaking: A Brief FAQ

Admissions, September 29, 2015

Whether it’s your online bank account, new iPhone, or MBA application, technical unknowns can cause a lot of angst. This summer, we adopted a new application platform to make your experience smoother. We’re pretty excited about its clean interface and user friendliness. That said, no matter Continue Reading 

Tuckies Abroad: Summer Travels in Nicaragua

Guest Student Contributor, September 28, 2015

By Eduardo Gonzalez Bruno T'17 Eduardo is a first-year student at Tuck. Originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico, Eduardo graduated from the University of Chicago in 2012 with a BA in Public Policy. Before Tuck, he spent three more years in Chicago working for Discover Financial Services in a variety Continue Reading 

6 technology mega-trends shaping the future of society

Guest Contributor, September 25, 2015

By Hans Brechbuhl, executive director, Glassmeyer/McNamee Center for Digital Strategies Post originally appeared on the World Economic Forum website.  The developments in digital technology of recent years are truly dramatic and their implications far-reaching. And while no-one understands all the changes these developments will bring, most individuals, Continue Reading 

How Outward Bound Prepared Me for Life at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, September 17, 2015

By Elizabeth Ellerhorst T'17 Elizabeth is a first-year student at Tuck. Originally from Cincinnati, OH, Elizabeth graduated from Boston College in 2011 with a degree in International Politics. Before Tuck, Elizabeth spent four years in Chicago working for Deloitte Consulting in the strategy & operations practice working mainly with CPG Continue Reading 

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? 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 

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