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# Tuck 2012 - Calling All Applicants

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09 Sep 2011, 17:01
meprarth wrote:
ANy idea what percent oif the class has less than 4 years exp?

Those stats are not given.

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Schools: Tuck
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09 Sep 2011, 22:12
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mn2010 wrote:
Does any know of a good hotel nearby ? I know there are 2 right on campus but they are somewhat expensive. Anyone knows about Chieftain Inn ? how far is it from campus ? etc

You may want to check out hotels in either West Lebanon or White River Junction. Much cheaper.

As far as transportation, the Hanover area has a great bus system and it's FREE!! I've taken it a few times and it makes run through Lebanon, West Lebanon and White River Junction I believe.

The website is pretty cool. You can check, in real-time, where the buses are. They'll drop you off right in the middle of campus. Some of the hotels in Lebanon or WRJ have shuttles to Dartmouth as well.

RF
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10 Sep 2011, 00:32
That's excellent info, refurb. Thanks a lot!

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11 Sep 2011, 18:00
losttraveler wrote:
September was open a few weeks ago for interviews.. mine is set for the 23rd

I will have mine on the 23rd too.

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12 Sep 2011, 02:14
Hi Current Tuck students:

A quick question about essay word limit. Tuck recommends 500 words per essay. Is it OK if one of the essays is longer (700~800)? I've had two jobs; and both's experience is related to long term goal. That's why that essay is longer.

Also, is a car necessary in Hanover? Thanks!

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Joined: 17 Aug 2010
Posts: 390

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Location: United States (MD)
Concentration: Strategy, Marketing
Schools: Michigan (Ross) - Class of 2014
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GPA: 3.13
WE: Corporate Finance (Aerospace and Defense)
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12 Sep 2011, 08:22
Just signed up for my interview/visit for October 17!

This will be my 2nd time coming up to Tuck as I came in July for a summer visit. I'm excited to see the school in action. Also, last time I was there I got in the night before, and then left right after, so I didn't have much time to explore the Hanover area. I'll have more time this time, so I have a question for any Tuck students/alum: Is there anywhere I should definitely check out during my time there? I'm trying to get the full idea of what it would be like living in Hanover.

Thanks!
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12 Sep 2011, 09:49
Well, I plan on visiting the local watering hole to see what kind of female demographic there will be to eh... study after class
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13 Sep 2011, 02:26
I am an International applicant from India and planning to apply in Round 1.
My total work experience is 8.5 years, predominantly into IT with the last 2.5 years with a major US bank's technology center in Mumbai, India.

Does anyone have any idea about the mode of interviews for candidate located outside the US of A?
Is it necessarily a Skype or do we have an adcom/alumni member flying down to conduct the face to face interviews?

I have never had a Skype interview before and so want to be prepared if I manage to get an interview call.

Thanks in advance to all those who will reply to my query. All the best everyone!
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13 Sep 2011, 17:01
neosumit wrote:
I am an International applicant from India and planning to apply in Round 1.
My total work experience is 8.5 years, predominantly into IT with the last 2.5 years with a major US bank's technology center in Mumbai, India.

Does anyone have any idea about the mode of interviews for candidate located outside the US of A?
Is it necessarily a Skype or do we have an adcom/alumni member flying down to conduct the face to face interviews?

I have never had a Skype interview before and so want to be prepared if I manage to get an interview call.

Thanks in advance to all those who will reply to my query. All the best everyone!

It would be Skype or telephone.

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13 Sep 2011, 17:03
dropoutloser wrote:
Hi Current Tuck students:

A quick question about essay word limit. Tuck recommends 500 words per essay. Is it OK if one of the essays is longer (700~800)? I've had two jobs; and both's experience is related to long term goal. That's why that essay is longer.

Also, is a car necessary in Hanover? Thanks!

Try to be closer to 700 and you should be okay (assuming this is for essay 1). Make sure, however, that your other essays stay near the 500 word count.

A car is not necessary unless you plan on living far from campus. There are always students, with cars, willing to help out other students, without cars.

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13 Sep 2011, 17:05
tfincham86 wrote:
Just signed up for my interview/visit for October 17!

This will be my 2nd time coming up to Tuck as I came in July for a summer visit. I'm excited to see the school in action. Also, last time I was there I got in the night before, and then left right after, so I didn't have much time to explore the Hanover area. I'll have more time this time, so I have a question for any Tuck students/alum: Is there anywhere I should definitely check out during my time there? I'm trying to get the full idea of what it would be like living in Hanover.

Thanks!

Murphys is a popular bar/restaurant for Tuck students.

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13 Sep 2011, 21:30
Thank you so much!

Tuck2013 wrote:
dropoutloser wrote:
Hi Current Tuck students:

A quick question about essay word limit. Tuck recommends 500 words per essay. Is it OK if one of the essays is longer (700~800)? I've had two jobs; and both's experience is related to long term goal. That's why that essay is longer.

Also, is a car necessary in Hanover? Thanks!

Try to be closer to 700 and you should be okay (assuming this is for essay 1). Make sure, however, that your other essays stay near the 500 word count.

A car is not necessary unless you plan on living far from campus. There are always students, with cars, willing to help out other students, without cars.

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Affiliations: Phi Beta Kappa
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Schools: Columbia - Class of 2014
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14 Sep 2011, 05:29
Anyone here going to the diversity conference?
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14 Sep 2011, 12:10
NoggieViking wrote:
Anyone here going to the diversity conference?

Have invites started coming out?

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14 Sep 2011, 12:13
I've received my invite, at least. I plan on attending. Do you know if it has any bearing on the application itself?
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14 Sep 2011, 17:28
NoggieViking wrote:
I've received my invite, at least. I plan on attending. Do you know if it has any bearing on the application itself?

Attending won't necessarily get you in. However, Tuck cares a lot about fit so if you can go I would try to attend. Can't you use that weekend for an interview? I'm not 100% sure on that but I would inquire.

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15 Sep 2011, 05:37
Goodluck to all those Tuck apps! Great school and I really loved my visit... unfortunately CBS edged out just a bit for me so I withdrew my app after getting my admit. Good news is... now 1 more seat will be open at Tuck!
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16 Sep 2011, 08:09
Hmm... My #1 essay is 600 words, #2 is 630, and #3 is 500. I should be able to make my #4 ~500 words. Any thoughts on whether these are too long? I have been working on these, and a bunch others that I've used inspiration from, for some time and feel that all info in them is necessary. However, I could just have fallen in love with them and therefore be blind.. Anyone? At the summer visit day, they stressed more that the essay's should be double spaced and "not 45 pages long" than word count..
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16 Sep 2011, 09:24
NoggieViking wrote:
Hmm... My #1 essay is 600 words, #2 is 630, and #3 is 500. I should be able to make my #4 ~500 words. Any thoughts on whether these are too long? I have been working on these, and a bunch others that I've used inspiration from, for some time and feel that all info in them is necessary. However, I could just have fallen in love with them and therefore be blind.. Anyone? At the summer visit day, they stressed more that the essay's should be double spaced and "not 45 pages long" than word count..

My first essay is coming to around 670 words but the rest are under 500 words.

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16 Sep 2011, 13:40
Hi

I have 5.7 years of Work experience in IT recruitment(India)...though its not a Post graduate exp...I did my Graduation from University of delhi-B.COMP Correspondence.

After my High school i started working..I have a Diploma in aviation as well....

So i have few Ques's Hope some one can answer them..

1) With a graduation in correspondence can i apply to Tuck? If Yes,

2) What is the gmat score requirement? i know there is not fix score but on average?

Thank you
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