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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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 

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 

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 

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 

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 

Tuck’s 2015-2016 Application is Open!

Admissions, August 06, 2015

Tuck's 2015-2016 application is now open! For us, the application process is meant to provide a platform that allows applicants to fully express their candidacy by presenting their accomplishments and sharing their goals and vison for who they strive to become. And, it’s a process we consistently Continue Reading 

Get to Know Us

Admissions, July 27, 2015

The Tuck MBA experience is based on complete engagement with our community, our faculty, and our curriculum. You can't be anonymous here. Every student at Tuck thrives with individual attention, unparalleled access to resources, and the confidence that your future is taken seriously. Even before you step foot Continue Reading 

Q&A with Sudershan “Suds” Tirumala T’10

Admissions, July 14, 2015

MBA Crystal Ball recently sat down with Sudershan “Suds” Tirumala T’10, Tuck's regional director for India and South East Asia, to discuss Tuck's admissions process. Suds addressed:  The MBA application process Comparing GMAT scores versus GRE scores Tuck MBA deadlines Application essays Scholarships Continue Reading 

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