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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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Your Reapplicant Strategy

Admissions, July 07, 2015

By Pat Harrison  Pat Harrison is Senior Associate Director of Admissions, Recruiting and Enrollment at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. She oversees Tuck’s reading and interviewing process and focuses on the recruitment of women. She has been with Tuck since 2003.  I have been getting Continue Reading 

7 Traits of a Successful Applicant

Admissions, June 29, 2015

While each candidate has their own unique story and path, there are traits that successful applicants generally have in common. In our experience, the following seven have resonated strongest and most often.  1) They’re prepared. They can clearly and articulately communicate why they want an MBA, how it Continue Reading 

Considering b-school? Advice for Recent Grads

Admissions, June 23, 2015

It's already been a week since Dartmouth held a beautiful commencement ceremony honoring 1,093 undergraduates. First, congratulations to Dartmouth's Class of 2015 and all other recent graduates! You definitely deserve a moment to reflect, prepare, and celebrate. However, when the final pieces of confetti have been swept up and you Continue Reading 

Advice from AdCom: Excellent Essays

Admissions, June 16, 2015

Last week on Tuck 360, we shared the essay questions required from those applying to Tuck during the 2015 - 2016 application cycle. Essays are often one of the most challenging aspects of any MBA application. Like many MBA candidates, you may find yourself with little time to spend on introspection. Continue Reading 

Tuck’s 2015 - 2016 Essay Questions

Admissions, June 09, 2015

While the application won't go live until later this summer, here's a sneak peak of the essay questions. Each year, we refine our application to reflect what we see as the best way to get to know you and understand your story. As a result, we've made Continue Reading 

Before the GMAT, Look at the Big Picture

Admissions, June 02, 2015

By Kristin Roth Kristin is an Associate Director of Admissions at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and has been with Tuck since 2007. She serves on the admissions committee, reads applications, interviews candidates, leads recruitment of military veterans, and travels globally for Tuck. The class of 2017 isn’t Continue Reading 

It’s feedback season in the Admissions Office! Some thoughts…

Admissions, May 26, 2015

Greetings from Tuck’s Admissions Office! As you can imagine, admissions is a very cyclical process. During the spring and into the summer one of the things that keeps us busy is offering feedback to candidates who were not admitted. These applicants hope to either strengthen their candidacy while Continue Reading 

A Tuck Partner Who Took Her Career to the Next Level

Guest Contributor, May 12, 2015

By Kayla Greenberg, Tuck Partner (TP) '16 Kayla is a TP'16 who moved from Boston to the Upper Valley with her husband Eliav Kahan. She now works at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) as a nurse practitioner in pediatric neurology. She is an avid member of the book club, Continue Reading 

Top Four Things I Learned from Planning & Attending Admitted Students Weekend

Guest Student Contributor, May 11, 2015

By Kiley Winsnes T'16 Kiley is a first-year student at Tuck. Before arriving in Hanover, she was living in stunning San Francisco and working for an integration software company. Originally from Chicago, Kiley spent her formative years in Seattle before chasing the California sunshine for her undergraduate degree in economics Continue Reading 

Ask Dawna: I’m a few years from applying. What can I do now?

Admissions, May 05, 2015

In the video below, Tuck Director of Admissions Dawna Clarke offers tips and advice for current undergraduate students and recent grads who are considering eventual pursuit of an MBA. As you think about getting an MBA down the road, keep in mind that most business schools look for a diverse Continue Reading 

Women @ Tuck: Growing, Leading, Learning

Admissions, April 28, 2015

Last  fall, Senior Associate Director of Admissions and head of women’s recruitment Pat Harrison, sat down with the President of Tuck’s Women in Business Club, Lindsey Windham, to talk about her experience as a woman at Tuck. While this blog highlights some of Lindsey's Continue Reading 

Tuck International Exchange Program: Studying in India

Guest Student Contributor, April 22, 2015

By Raphael Bonacci T’15 Raphael is a second-year student at Tuck. Prior to coming to Tuck, Raphael worked in corporate development at a specialist insurance group in the United Kingdom, on group strategic initiatives and acquisitions. Raphael started his career in investment banking in London and Paris. He has Continue Reading 

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