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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Thank you! From Tuck Admissions

Admissions, November 25, 2015

Hi Tuck 360 readers! As Thanksgiving approaches for those of us in the US, it’s a natural time to think about things that we’re grateful for. One thing that comes up all the time in our office, now and throughout the year, is how thankful we are Continue Reading 

Location, Location, Location

Admissions, November 10, 2015

In the Admissions Office, we often hear from prospective students who are concerned about the fact that Tuck is located in Hanover, NH (i.e. not New York, Boston, Chicago, London, etc.). Two weeks ago we published a post titled “Why you should get an MBA at Tuck Continue Reading 

Why You Should Get an MBA at Tuck: Part II

Admissions, November 03, 2015

People pursue an MBA to enhance their career or switch careers.  So as careers go…why Tuck? It comes down to our scale relative to our peers and, again, to access—access to incredible resources dedicated to helping you in your career search. And access to recruiters Continue Reading 

Why You Should Get an MBA at Tuck: Part I

Admissions, October 27, 2015

Let's start with the basics. What makes Tuck distinctive? Why Tuck? Broadly, there are two reasons that make Tuck a true transformative educational experience and distinctive among top business schools.  The first is our community.  Tuck is known the world over for its close-knit and supportive community. Continue Reading 

What happens to my application after hitting submit?

Admissions, October 20, 2015

Okay, so you have put your blood, sweat and tears into preparing the perfect application. You double (no triple) checked it for any mistakes – then you hit the submit button. What happens next? Once we get it, we print out the application and put it in a file with Continue Reading 

Admissions Interview Advice

Admissions, October 13, 2015

In many ways, grad school interviews are similar to job interviews – resume review, behavioral event questions, dialogue, etc. – and we know how intimidating that can be! Interviews at Tuck are in full swing, so here we offer the following advice as you prepare (in addition Continue Reading 

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 

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