Tuck360: 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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Military & Financing Your MBA

Admissions, January 23, 2018

Let’s not mince words: MBAs are expensive. As a US military service member, you have resources available that may make the cost of an MBA, especially at Tuck, a much less daunting proposition. Be sure to explore all your financing opportunities so you understand what schools offer and Continue Reading 


Waitlisted?

Admissions, December 19, 2017

We know “waitlist” wasn't the decision you were hoping for. But rather than seeing this in a completely negative light, keep in mind that being waitlisted indicates there were many strengths in your application. Tuck receives a lot of applications and the pool is very competitive. Continue Reading 


Why I Left the Military and Chose Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, December 12, 2017

By Mike Keating If my decision to join the military was the best decision I ever made, then deciding to separate after eight years was the hardest. I felt lucky to be a member of teams which accomplished so much. I grew enormously, developed a great deal of confidence, and Continue Reading 


Q&A with Tuck Student Ambassador: Enrique Curiel

Admissions, December 05, 2017

Tuck Student Ambassadors collaborate with the Admissions Office to share their Tuck experience with prospective students. Part of this group is structured to represent eight geographical regions, with a Regional Captain leading each. In the coming months, we'll introduce you these student leaders! Today, meet Enrique Curiel, T'18 and Continue Reading 


Q&A with Tuck Student Ambassador: Siena Hickey

Admissions, October 25, 2017

Tuck Student Ambassadors collaborate with the Admissions Office to share their Tuck experience with prospective students. Part of this group is structured to represent eight geographical regions, with a Regional Captain leading each. In the coming months, we'll introduce you these student leaders! Today, meet Siena Hickey, T'18 and Continue Reading 


The Life of Your Tuck Application

Admissions, October 03, 2017

With Tuck’s first application deadline (fast!) approaching, it's the perfect time to shed some light on our evaluation process. Below you’ll find an abbreviated excerpt from a recent Clear Admit interview with Tuck’s executive director of admissions and financial aid, Luke Anthony Continue Reading 


Personal, Connected, Transformative: Your Intro to Tuck

Admissions, September 26, 2017

At Tuck, you create your own future. Through everyday encounters with people who inspire you, global experiences that expand your horizons, and activities that connect you to our community for life, Tuck offers an education as individual as each of its students. Tuck’s Admissions Team is out and Continue Reading 


Webinar: A Walk Through the Tuck Application

Admissions, September 19, 2017

Hi everyone! To those planning to hit submit on October 4 (or before!) and those preparing for a future round, today we share with you a webinar all about Tuck’s application process. Admissions officer and member of the admissions committee, Stephanie Butler, shares tips on tackling essays, getting ready Continue Reading 


Tuck’s Women in Business & Diversity Conferences

Admissions, September 12, 2017

There’s still time to apply for Tuck’s Women in Business Conference, or Diversity Conference! Why you should consider it: First and foremost, it’s an excellent opportunity to get to know Tuck. You’ll learn about Tuck’s rigorous curriculum from Continue Reading 


How to Nail Your MBA Admissions Interview

Admissions, August 30, 2017

Last week’s blog post was all about interview logistics. Now that you know what’s ahead of you, we wanted to share a few tips to help you nail it. While Tuck’s interviews are meant to be a conversation, they should still be taken as Continue Reading 


Tuck’s Unique Interview Policy

Admissions, August 22, 2017

At Tuck, we believe that strong interpersonal skills are essential for success as a leader and a team member. Accordingly, admissions interviews play a critical role in the evaluation process and give us a more complete understanding of you as a candidate. Tuck's policy is unique among our peers, Continue Reading 


Do This, Not That: Letters of Reference

Admissions, August 15, 2017

Letters of Reference (LOR) provide the Admissions Committee with additional insight into your career success, your potential, and your personal and professional strengths and weaknesses. It’s common for applicants to think that this is an area of the application in which they have very little control, but that Continue Reading 


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