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Career Services: Networking and Application Prep

Admissions, March 28, 2017

Welcome to Week 3 in our series on the services offered by Tuck’s Career Development Office (CDO). Here in admissions, we're happy to talk about careers and our wonderful colleagues in the CDO, but you can also read many blog posts directly from them. Next week, Continue Reading 


Career Services: On- and Off-Campus Recruiting

Admissions, March 21, 2017

Last week, we talked about the career exploration process at Tuck. This week, job opportunities and recruiting! You've seen the stats, you recognize the companies, but how does this whole thing work? Well, it varies. Some industries have been recruiting MBAs forever and have fairly structured processes, like consulting, Continue Reading 


To Veterans: Myths about the Tuck MBA, Debunked

Guest Student Contributor, March 09, 2017

By Jarett Berke T’17 Jarett is a second-year student and a former USMC pilot. Hosted by the Armed Forces Alumni Association (AFAA), Tuck Military Visit Day, themed “Setting You Up for Success," will be Monday, May 1, 2017. During the event, you’ll get a chance to see what Continue Reading 


Financing Your MBA

Financial Aid, March 07, 2017

Tuck's veteran financial aid team includes director, Diane Bonin, who has been at Tuck for 19 years, assistant director, Kristy Snow (20 years), and counselor, Sandy Baker (15 years). They adhere to an open-door policy and are happy to help students during the application process Continue Reading 


Waitlist Q&A on Beat the GMAT

Stephanie Butler, February 28, 2017

Dear Waitlisters, Last week, I did a chat on Beat the GMAT specifically to offer some transparency and advice to those on the waitlist. If you attended—thank you! It was an incredibly active discussion (which I hope means it was helpful!). For those who couldn&rsquo Continue Reading 


April Round Myths

Admissions, February 21, 2017

April 5th is Tuck’s final application deadline if you want to be part of the class of 2019. Like most candidates who are considering whether to apply in a school's final round, you probably have a lot of questions, maybe even assumptions. While we can't speak Continue Reading 


Q&A with Tuck Student Ambassador: Tanvi Nayar

Admissions, February 14, 2017

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 Tanvi Nayar, T'18 and India Co-Captain. Please Continue Reading 


Why Applying to B-School is like Writing a Movie Script

Admissions, February 10, 2017

It’s awards season! In honor of the upcoming Oscars, we cordially invite you to subscribe to the critically acclaimed Tuck 360: MBA Blog. (Evening gowns and tuxedos are encouraged, but not required.) And now in its debut viewing, it is our greatest pleasure to present, “Why Continue Reading 


Why Applying to B-school is like Preparing for the Super Bowl

Admissions, February 03, 2017

Getting ready to kick-off the MBA application process? Some color commentary for the football minded: Why applying to b-school is like preparing for the Super Bowl.   You’ve been getting ready for this your whole life (even if you didn’t know it). This is a holistic Continue Reading 


Straight Outta Q&A: Centers & Initiatives

Stephanie Butler, January 18, 2017

This afternoon, I hosted our daily “Q&A with an Admissions Officer” session. Like many other days (most, really), the prospective student visitors had questions about Tuck’s Research Centers and Initiatives—today it happened to be the Revers Center for Energy and the Center Continue Reading 


The Dynamics Inside Tuck’s AdCom

Admissions, January 10, 2017

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an Admissions Officer? How it feels? In his new post on MBA Crystal Ball, Suds gives you a peek into the dynamics of Tuck’s Admissions Committee.   By Sudershan Tirumala T’10 Associate Director of Continue Reading 


Is an MBA in your future?

Admissions, January 03, 2017

When approached with the right perspective, January can be such a refreshing time of year. A time to refocus priorities and take stock of the previous year (good and bad!). With all this reflection, perhaps you realized you’re ready to pursue a different career. Perhaps, you realized you Continue Reading 


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