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# Calling All Fall 2010 Dartmouth (Tuck) Applicants

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15 Sep 2009, 15:07
We've had a glut of prospective students visiting the last few days.

It's actually pretty funny, because most of the student hosts haven't been here for more than 2 weeks! It's kinda hard to answer questions about the school when you've just arrived.

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15 Sep 2009, 18:51
refurb wrote:
We've had a glut of prospective students visiting the last few days.

It's actually pretty funny, because most of the student hosts haven't been here for more than 2 weeks! It's kinda hard to answer questions about the school when you've just arrived.

RF

Refurb,

Do you happen to know how the number of prospective students visiting or interviewing at Tuck so far this year compares to last year?

Thanks,
Goose
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15 Sep 2009, 19:02
goose wrote:
Refurb,

Do you happen to know how the number of prospective students visiting or interviewing at Tuck so far this year compares to last year?

Thanks,
Goose

I think it's too early to tell right now. Tuck is still opening up new visit/interview slots as we speak. I know the first batch were snapped up pretty quickly, but they were last year too.

RF
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15 Sep 2009, 19:16
Agreed... they seem very full. I'm going to visit towards the end of September and I got my space a few weeks ago. Count me in for R1.
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15 Sep 2009, 19:23
ROLL CALL PAGE UPDATED
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15 Sep 2009, 19:58
Sorry for the confusion. I'm applying EA, not R1.
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16 Sep 2009, 00:35
I'll be in Hanover at the end of September. Those prospective students that have already showed up must be ahead of the curve. I don't know if the 2 weeks until then is enough time to be more than adequately prepped for the interview, and I've been reading the sites and doin research on Tuck + 3 other schools for the past several months! I'm not lookin forward to the 3 hr coach from Boston, and it's a little discouraging since I haven't yet been in contact with a current student after signing up for Tuck Connections over two-and-a-half weeks ago.
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23 Sep 2009, 09:49
I have a Tuck interview scheduled on 2nd October. Am put up at NY and was thinking if someone else is interviewing on that date.
Let me know.
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23 Sep 2009, 12:11
I'm doing EA, new applicant. Interview on the 7th.
I tried Tuck connections too but they put me up with a Tuck '06. Would have preferred someone in Tuck now.
good luck, all !!
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24 Sep 2009, 12:29
Just from last yr's GMATClub stats alone, I noticed a higher percentage of dings in EA. ..10/18, as opposed to 5/15 in Round 1.
That's scary...Is that a general trend though? That EA has worse chances?
Also, what's a good place to stay in Hanover without putting a hole in the pocket?
thanks
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24 Sep 2009, 14:48
wiseguyMBA wrote:
Just from last yr's GMATClub stats alone, I noticed a higher percentage of dings in EA. ..10/18, as opposed to 5/15 in Round 1.
That's scary...Is that a general trend though? That EA has worse chances?
Also, what's a good place to stay in Hanover without putting a hole in the pocket?
thanks
NM

I think your chances are actually better in EA than round 1, but not by much. There are a far fewer applicants in EA, so your pool of competitors is smaller. Don't go by what happens on GMATClub, it's too small a sample size.

As for good places to stay in Hanover on the cheap, you are pretty limited. The Hanover Inn is not cheap ($200+/night). You'd probably be better off staying in White River Junction, VT or Lebanon, NH and either getting a cab or renting a car. I think the Holiday Inn in White River Junction is quite nice and a lot cheaper, even if you throw in the cab ride. RF _________________ SVP Status: Burning mid-night oil....daily Joined: 07 Nov 2008 Posts: 2400 Schools: Yale SOM 2011 Alum, Kellogg, Booth, Tuck WE 1: IB - Restructuring & Distressed M&A Followers: 78 Kudos [?]: 727 [0], given: 548 Re: Calling All Fall 2010 Dartmouth (Tuck) Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 24 Sep 2009, 16:38 refurb wrote: I think your chances are actually better in EA than round 1, but not by much. There are a far fewer applicants in EA, so your pool of competitors is smaller. Don't go by what happens on GMATClub, it's too small a sample size. RF Tell that to the guy (mostly me) who was waitlisted in EA last year.... ROLL CALL PG UPDATED _________________ VP Joined: 28 Feb 2008 Posts: 1323 Schools: Tuck Followers: 6 Kudos [?]: 124 [0], given: 6 Re: Calling All Fall 2010 Dartmouth (Tuck) Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 24 Sep 2009, 17:19 nink wrote: refurb wrote: I think your chances are actually better in EA than round 1, but not by much. There are a far fewer applicants in EA, so your pool of competitors is smaller. Don't go by what happens on GMATClub, it's too small a sample size. RF Tell that to the guy (mostly me) who was waitlisted in EA last year.... ROLL CALL PG UPDATED That reminds me, Tuck vs. Yale rugby game this Saturday here in Hanover!! RF _________________ SVP Status: Burning mid-night oil....daily Joined: 07 Nov 2008 Posts: 2400 Schools: Yale SOM 2011 Alum, Kellogg, Booth, Tuck WE 1: IB - Restructuring & Distressed M&A Followers: 78 Kudos [?]: 727 [0], given: 548 Re: Calling All Fall 2010 Dartmouth (Tuck) Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 24 Sep 2009, 20:59 refurb wrote: That reminds me, Tuck vs. Yale rugby game this Saturday here in Hanover!! RF Uggg....rugby...another sport which I don't understand the rules completely....Jerz joined Kellogg rugby team i think.... _________________ Current Student Joined: 25 Mar 2007 Posts: 98 Location: Hanover, NH Schools: Tuck class of 2012 WE 1: 2 years market development (public) WE 2: 5 years corporate finance (private) Followers: 5 Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 2 Re: Calling All Fall 2010 Dartmouth (Tuck) Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 26 Sep 2009, 04:56 Count me IN, November round!!! Tuck is one of my first choices and is the number 1 choice of my wife (she's not applying for an MBA!). I am a bit surprised to see that so few GMATclubbers are interested in Tuck, judging by the activity on this thread... Is it because of its remote location? I can tell you that after 7 years of urban life in Asia's most polluted cities, being in the middle of nowhere is a kind of dream! I am already connected to an alumn through Tuck connection and he has been very helpful in answering all my questions. If someone at his level (very high position in a large global company) still takes time to answer the stupid questions of an applicant I can understand that the link between the alumni and their school is at least as strong as the legend pretends. Good luck to all of you! Current Student Joined: 16 Aug 2009 Posts: 344 Schools: Columbia Business School - Class of 2012 Followers: 3 Kudos [?]: 37 [0], given: 22 Re: Calling All Fall 2010 Dartmouth (Tuck) Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 26 Sep 2009, 08:56 I really like Tuck as well. Question for others applying: Are you able to fit in your hobbies and interests anywhere into the essays? I was hoping to squeeze them into Essay 4... but it seems like they are looking more for broad, personal background stuff and not necessarily hobbies and what social/sport clubs you'll be involved with at Tuck? Manager Joined: 23 Sep 2009 Posts: 199 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 2 Re: Calling All Fall 2010 Dartmouth (Tuck) Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 29 Sep 2009, 21:19 eminent wrote: I really like Tuck as well. Question for others applying: Are you able to fit in your hobbies and interests anywhere into the essays? I was hoping to squeeze them into Essay 4... but it seems like they are looking more for broad, personal background stuff and not necessarily hobbies and what social/sport clubs you'll be involved with at Tuck? I put it in Essay 4. It seems very similar to Kellogg's "How will your experiences, values contribute to Kellogg?" so I just copy/pasted and modified it to Tuck. Manager Joined: 23 Sep 2009 Posts: 199 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 2 Re: Calling All Fall 2010 Dartmouth (Tuck) Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 29 Sep 2009, 21:21 Does anyone know of recruitment numbers in Europe/Asia/Middle East? What are the prospects? Manager Joined: 23 Sep 2009 Posts: 199 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 2 Re: Calling All Fall 2010 Dartmouth (Tuck) Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 29 Sep 2009, 21:45 So I'm writing my "Constructive Criticism" Essay and I don't have anything to say there... I'm not a superstar, but at the same time, I have always gotten "Excellent" in my performance rating, and I have only some lame criticism - typical Engineering performance review stuff... What the hell do I do now? Intern Joined: 29 Sep 2009 Posts: 14 Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 Re: Calling All Fall 2010 Dartmouth (Tuck) Applicants [#permalink] ### Show Tags 29 Sep 2009, 21:59 I am iin a confused state of mind and would like to see if someone can help me here. I'm applying to Tuck EA because I'm thinking the sooner the better, and I like Tuck However, I'm also doing Kellogg R1, MIT R1 and LBS R2, and MIT R1 and LBS R2 decisions wont even be in by the time Tuck's deposit deadline looms. So should I even apply to Tuck in EA? I belong to the Indian IT Male group and I've heard from many alum and students that everything else considered the same, EA is better than R1. So is anyone else in this situation? Should I be prepared to suck it up and lose the$3500(In case the Adcom Gods smile on me, at all these schools?)
thanks
TK
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