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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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Hitting submit on January 4? 7 Tips to Make it Easier

Admissions, November 30, 2016

Tuck’s January Round application deadline is only 35 days away. But it’s also a whole 35 days away! Confusing? Let us explain. If you just decided yesterday that an MBA might be a good idea, targeting a deadline 35 days away isn't ideal. If you’ve been Continue Reading 


Q&A with Tuck Student Ambassador: Chun-Yi (Jonathan) Wang

Admissions, November 22, 2016

Tuck's Student Ambassador Team collaborates with the Admissions Office to share their Tuck experience with prospective students. The Team is structured by geographical region, with an SAT Captain leading each. In the following months, we'll introduce you to them. Today, meet Chun-Yi (Jonathan) Wang, T'18 and Asia Continue Reading 


Student Panel: Careers at Tuck

Admissions, November 15, 2016

Tuck’s Career Development Office (CDO) assists students in achieving consistent career success—helping Tuck maintain its position at the top of national MBA employment rankings.  Elizabeth Napier T’91, Associate Director of the Career Development Office, and current second-year students Brian Cook, Clair Briggs, Nick Ritter, Continue Reading 


Q&A with Tuck Student Ambassador: Roy Movshovitz-Moav

Guest Student Contributor, November 01, 2016

Tuck's Student Ambassador Team collaborates with the Admissions Office to share their Tuck experience with prospective students. The Team is structured by geographical region, with an SAT Captain leading each. In the following months, we'll introduce you to them starting with Roy Movshovitz-Moav, T'18 and Middle-East Captain. Please Continue Reading 


The Tuck Experience: Getting to Know Tuck at DivCo

Guest Student Contributor, October 31, 2016

A Q&A with Rachel Phillips, a first-year student at Tuck. How did you first learn about Tuck? I first learned about Tuck through the Consortium application.  The Consortium seeks to identify students with a passion for increasing underrepresented minorities in business education and leadership.  I then Continue Reading 


Straight Outta Q&A: What’s New, On-Campus Housing

Admissions, October 18, 2016

Greetings! Today we’re excited to resurrect a blog series from last spring, “Straight Outta Q&A.” While the questions we hear in our on-campus Q&A session (part of every prospective student visit) can run the gamut, some stick out as being really insightful Continue Reading 


Behind the Scenes with Tuck Admissions

Admissions, October 11, 2016

Okay, so you’ve 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? Every school handles the evaluation and committee process a little differently, but here’s Continue Reading 


Concerns about your app? Let us help!

Kristin Roth - Admissions, October 05, 2016

By Kristin Roth, Associate Director of Admissions Thank you to everyone who participated in the GMAT Club chat last week! Our topic was intended to provide an opportunity for you to express concerns about various aspects of your candidacy and of course, for us to address them. Here are the Continue Reading 


The Making of a Successful Applicant

Stephanie Butler, September 27, 2016

By Stephanie Butler, Assistant Director of Admissions Hi all! As frequent readers of the Tuck 360: MBA Blog you might have seen this list before. I just shared it in webinar form over at Beat the GMAT though, so it's been on my mind! Tuck's admissions Continue Reading 


Your Road to “Admitted”: The Interview

Admissions, September 20, 2016

Greetings! This is an exciting time in Tuck’s Admissions Office—after months of relative calm, it’s once again buzzing with prospective students. These future Tuckies have converged in Hanover to conduct their official admissions interview and to experience the community that they might one day Continue Reading 


MBA/...? Joint and Dual Degrees at Tuck

Admissions, August 30, 2016

Tuck has several opportunities for students to customize their MBA experience around individual areas of interest or areas that are of particular relevance to the next step in their career. Elective courses, independent study, Research-to-Practice Seminars, student-led clubs and conferences, and Research Centers & Initiatives are great ways to do Continue Reading 


An Applicant’s Role in the Letter of Recommendation

Admissions, August 23, 2016

Letters of recommendation (LOR) provide us with additional insight into your career success/potential, as well as your personal and professional strengths and weaknesses. The LOR is the only part of the application not completed by the applicant themselves. Because they're not writing it, it’s common Continue Reading 


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