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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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4 Tips to Nail the Admissions Interview

Admissions, January 05, 2016

With the January Round applicant initiated interview deadline just a few weeks away (January 29, 2016), the Admissions hallway is buzzing once again. There are still some spots available, but in order to guarantee yourself an opportunity to tell your story, talk with current students, ask questions to Admissions, and Continue Reading 


So you’re on the waitlist. Now what?

Admissions, December 22, 2015

We know “waitlist” wasn't the decision you were hoping for last Thursday. 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 applications and the pool is Continue Reading 


Hit Submit with Gusto: Your Finishing Touches Checklist

Admissions, December 08, 2015

At this time of the year, your to-do list is likely to include baking, shopping, and holiday parties. But if you're submitting an application as part of Tuck's January Round, the January 6 deadline is right around the corner. Don't let your hectic schedule prevent you Continue Reading 


5 Steps to Feeling Financially Prepared for an MBA

Financial Aid, December 02, 2015

By Kristy Snow Kristy Snow is an assistant director of financial aid at Tuck and has been a part of the team for 18 years. She is the webmaster for the Financial Aid Office (FAO) website, prepares literature, and works on special projects. She also participates in awarding and packaging Continue Reading 


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 


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