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From Military to Business: Thriving in the Transition

Kristin Roth, Associate Director of Admissions, explains how Tuck fosters a successful transition from the armed forces to a career in business. Learn more about the Tuck Veterans Club, a student group who's primary mission is to provide resources and support to veterans at Tuck and their families through integration,…

Dec 05, 2013

Military Visit Day (Sneak Peek): Tips for Applicants

…business school applicants with military backgrounds (a small dose of the kind of things you'll learn at Military Visit Day, April 18!). Tip # 1: Start learning to talk about yourself. The school absolutely cares about your leadership skills and your potential added-value to the school but they care about…

Mar 31, 2016

5 Reasons to Attend Tuck Military Visit Day

…a tight-knit community. Spring Military Visit Day is the perfect time to visit. Meet the staff. Military Visit Day is designed to introduce you to people who are key to the Tuck experience. You can get key insights into the MBA application process and what the Office of Admissions is…

Mar 27, 2018

Military & Financing Your MBA

…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 how schools partner with the VA to make…

Jan 23, 2018

The Military to Tuck Transition

…recently transitioned from the military to life as a civilian student. As I may have mentioned before, I served in the Marine Corps for eleven years before returning to graduate school to pursue a new career. My military experience included extensive aviation training, deployments to the Middle East to participate…

Jul 14, 2013

From Military to MBA

…candidates, leads recruitment of military veterans, and travels globally for Tuck. Though you may have heard this before, it bears repeating: MBA programs value students with military experience. At Tuck, our military students bring a high level of leadership, teamwork, grace under pressure, and gravitas to the community. They contribute…

Feb 19, 2015

Post-Script: Tuck Military Visit Day

Tuck's first Military Visit Day was, by all accounts, a rousing success. Twenty-six veterans and partners visited Tuck on May 12th and were treated to a great introduction to what an MBA and two years at Tuck could be like. Even the weather got into the act, with beautiful blue…

May 28, 2014

From Military to MBA

…programs value students with military experience. At Tuck, our military students bring a high level of leadership, teamwork, grace under pressure, and gravitas to the community. They contribute strongly in the classroom and to their study groups and project teams. Military MBAs have proven themselves in multiple areas and recruiters…

Aug 28, 2014

The Value of Military Experience and Tuck

…to let our prospective military applicants know how grateful Tuck is for your service and how much we value your experience. I'd like to say Tuck's unique in our regard for military applicants, but, being perfectly frank here, most MBA and other graduate programs value what you bring to our…

Jun 05, 2013

Why should you attend Tuck’s Military Visit...

…dozens of activity duty military members who were contemplating an MBA or applying to Tuck. One of the best pieces of advice that I received and now pass along: start early. Each step in the process requires thoughtful preparation. In addition to reaching out to applicants with military backgrounds, the…

Apr 15, 2014

A Shared Mission

…would feel in the military, we hope we don't let you down. "Love cannot remain by itself--it has no meaning. Love has to be put into action and that action is service." --Mother Teresa People often think that veterans have a unique quality that others don't. Service is animated by…

Nov 10, 2017

To the Veterans, From a Veteran

…of service in our military network, and it is difficult to translate your military service to an admission board. To be sure, there are many great business schools that are worth considering. But if you are a military veteran, there should be only one: Tuck. The culture, the financial incentives,…

Oct 01, 2015

Why I Chose a Dual Degree

…by serving in the military. I was awarded an NROTC scholarship during my freshman year at Vanderbilt and became a pilot in the Marines after graduation. My military experience was rich in physical, moral, and intellectual challenges. During my second deployment to the Middle East I became intensely interested in…

Jul 04, 2013

From Marine to Tuckie: A Life Changing Opportunity

…my background in the military and extremely appreciative of what veterans have done. From the people, to the education, to the access to the top firms in the world, getting an MBA is an incredible life changing opportunity. Reach out to the vets clubs at the schools you're looking at.…

Mar 24, 2015

Life after the Military: Why an MBA?

…transitioning out of your military service, you have a wide array of choices in front of you. Why consider an MBA? Below, four Tuck veterans offer their perspectives on the value an MBA provides and why Tuck was the right school for them. If you would like to learn more…

Apr 21, 2015