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Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants

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Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth - Class of 2015 (Matriculating 2013)



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Fall 2013 Application Instructions
http://www.tuck.dartmouth.edu/uploads/c ... ctions.pdf

Application Deadline
Early Action round 10/10/12
November round 11/7/12
January round 1/3/13
April round 4/2/13
November Consortium 11/15/12
January Consortium 1/5/13

Interview Deadline
Early Action round 10/31/12
November round 11/7/12
January round 1/31/13
April round 4/2/13

Admissions Decision
Early Action round 12/14/12
November round 2/8/13
January round 3/15/13
April round 5/24/13
November Consortium 2/8/13
January Consortium 3/16/13

Essay Instructions
Please respond fully but concisely to the following essay questions. Compose each of your answers offline in separate document files and upload them individually in the appropriate spaces below. We encourage applicants to limit the length of their responses to 500 words for each essay. There are no right or wrong answers. Please double-space your response.

Essays
1. Why is an MBA a critical next step toward your short- and long-term career goals? Why is Tuck the best MBA program for you, and what will you uniquely contribute to the community? (If you are applying for a joint or dual degree, please explain how the additional degree will contribute to those goals.)

2. Discuss your most meaningful leadership experience. What did you learn about your own individual strengths and weaknesses through this experience?

3. Describe a circumstance in your life in which you faced adversity, failure, or setback. What actions did you take as a result and what did you learn from this experience?

4. (Optional) Please provide any additional insight or information that you have not addressed elsewhere that may be helpful in reviewing your application (e.g., unusual choice of evaluators, weaknesses in academic performance, unexplained job gaps or changes, etc.). Complete this question only if you feel your candidacy is not fully represented by this application.

5. (To be completed by all reapplicants) How have you strengthened your candidacy since you last applied? Please reflect on how you have grown personally and professionally.

Mini Essay in Online Form
Briefly describe all experiences you have working, studying, living, or traveling outside your home country. Include the location, purpose, and length of stay. If relevant, reflect on how these experiences have shaped your world view. (Limit 250 words)

Recommendation (known as Confidential Statements of Qualifications at Tuck) Questions
http://www.tuck.dartmouth.edu/uploads/c ... q_form.pdf

Please compare the applicant on the scale below with others in his/her peer group whom you have known during your professional career. [Scale: Top 5%, Top 10%, Top 20%, Top 50%, Bottom 50%, Bottom 20%, N/A]
    Effectiveness of leadership
    Effectiveness of teamwork
    Effectiveness of communication skills
    Positive attitude
    Ethics and integrity
    Ability to handle conflict
    Ability to cope with pressure
    Ability to inspire and motivate others
    Ability to see opportunity and take initiative
    Organization and time-management skills
    Overall intelligence
    Analytical ability
    Intellectual curiosity
    Ability to think creatively
    Self-confidence
    Resilience and ability to cope with setbacks
    Overall drive, motivation, and energy level
    Professional impression, poise, and presence
    Cultural sensitivity
    Comfort with risk-taking

How would you categorize your support for this candidate?
    Champion
    Strongly Support
    Support
    Moderately Support
    Oppose
If you would like to provide any additional insights into this individual’s candidacy, please feel free to attach additional pages.

In one document, please answer the following questions. To be sure to address all of the questions, you may wish to number your responses (i.e. 1,2,3, and so on). Please give examples to support any Top 5% or Bottom 20% ratings in the peer comparison.

1. How long have you known the applicant and in what context? Have you served as the applicant’s supervisor? If so, please provide approximate dates. Please comment upon the frequency and nature of your interactions with the applicant.

2. What are the applicant’s three principal strengths? Please provide an example of each.

3. In which three areas can the applicant improve? Please provide an example of each. How has the applicant worked to address these areas?

4. How does the applicant respond to constructive criticism?

5. Describe the impressions this candidate makes in meetings, presentations, interviews or other important interactions.


Class Profile - Entering 2012
Enrollment
•Four sections of 60 to 70 students each

Demographics
•Average age at matriculation: 28
•Age range: 24-36
•Students with partners: 42%
•Students with children: 6%
•Women: 32%
•U.S. minorities: 15%
•International students: 35%
•Nationalities represented: 35

Undergraduate Experience
• Top undergraduate majors: ?Economics: 23%
?Business and finance: 23%
?Engineering/computer science: 22%
?Humanities: 20%
?Math/science: 6%
?Other: 6%

•Undergraduate institutions represented: 159
•Average GPA for U.S. students: 3.5
•Students with advanced degrees: 16%

Professional Work Experience
•Average years of work experience: 5
•Full-time work experience: 100% ?Consulting: 21%
?Investment banking or private equity: 17%
?Other financial services, real estate: 11%
?Manufacturing: 11%
?Marketing, retail, consumer goods: 11%
?Technology: 9%
?Government, military, nonprofit: 9%
?Health care, pharmaceuticals, biotech: 3%
?Other: 8%

Citizenship
•U.S.A. and U.S. permanent residents: 65%
•Asia and Oceania: 20%
•Western Europe: 7%
•Latin America: 6%
•Canada: 1%
•Other: 1%

GMAT
• Average score: 718
•Admitted-student range: 570-790

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Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tuckschool
Twitter: http://twitter.com/tuckschool
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/TuckSchoolofBusiness
Admissions Blog: http://tuckschool.blogspot.com/

Current Tuckies Available for Help

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How to Develop a Successful Application Strategy – Live Chat with an Admissions Officer
    Date/Time: July 24 @ 12pm – 1pm (EDT)
    Presenter: Patricia Harrison, Admissions Officer, Tuck School of Business

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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Jun 2012, 10:29
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Jun 2012, 14:56
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Thanks!

I had the chance to visit Hanover this past weekend and did a self guided tour of the campus and downtown (ate at Murphy's and had a great burger; my fiancee had "the best BLT of her life"). I love the atmosphere, and couldn't stop smiling the entire time. Tuck is by far my number 1 choice. Congrats on having the opportunity to matriculate, I hope I'm in your shoes next year.
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Jun 2012, 15:07
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Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth - Class of 2015 (Matriculating 2013)



I'm a Class of 2014 admit, happy to help/answer any questions new applicants have. Feel free to PM or post here.

Cheers and good luck!


Thank you Faro! I am a Class of 2013 Tuckie and also ready to help with any questions you may have. Please feel free to PM me.
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Jun 2012, 15:45
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Thanks!

I had the chance to visit Hanover this past weekend and did a self guided tour of the campus and downtown (ate at Murphy's and had a great burger; my fiancee had "the best BLT of her life"). I love the atmosphere, and couldn't stop smiling the entire time. Tuck is by far my number 1 choice. Congrats on having the opportunity to matriculate, I hope I'm in your shoes next year.


Awesome! Glad you enjoyed it. I had the same experience during my visits. I also had dinner and a beer at Murphy's the night before my "official" Tuck visit/interview.

Check out Dirt Cowboy Cafe, too, if you get a chance next time. Went there at my interviewer's recommendation and was not disappointed.

Good luck in your application!
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Jun 2012, 18:38
Count me in!! Tuck is my #1! I'm a re-applicant and i'm going to do EA
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Jun 2012, 20:31
Going in for the EA as well
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 27 Jun 2012, 09:11
Reapplicant as well.. In for EA...
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Reapplicant as well.. In for EA...


Nice penalty yesterday!
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I'm also an incoming T'14, obviously can't say much about life at Tuck but happy to help out w/ the app process. Good luck!
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Jun 2012, 10:09
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Reapplicant as well.. In for EA...


Nice penalty yesterday!


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Reapplicant as well.. In for EA...


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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 29 Jun 2012, 01:40
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Reapplicant as well.. In for EA...


Nice penalty yesterday!


Haha.... :-D

Now on to the final! :P
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 29 Jun 2012, 12:09
Count me in on the application funtivities - Best of luck to everyone!
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 30 Jun 2012, 09:29
Can't wait to apply! I visited in April and will definitely be applying EA! I'm really glad to see so many Tuckies here already offering their help. It definitely speaks volumes!
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 30 Jun 2012, 17:12
Looking to be a Rd1 applicant I just have no idea how/when I can make it to campus.
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 02 Jul 2012, 04:18
Does anyone when the essays are going to be released?
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I'll be joining eestineiu, mooze, faro, and ladyroadwarrior in Hanover in the fall. Happy to help where I can!
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Re: Tuck 2013 (Dartmouth) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 02 Jul 2012, 18:38
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Does anyone when the essays are going to be released?


I had sent a mail to the adcom, and they informed me that the essays, application and the portal will go live between mid- and end- July
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