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Tuck Business School Releases MBA Application Deadlines and Essay Questions for 2019-2020 Application Cycle

Tuck Business School announces MBA deadlines for 2019-2020 application cycle. They have also announced changes to the essay and letter of reference questions. Applications are due by 5:00 PM EST.

Round 1:

Application Deadline: 10/7/2019

Interview (applicant initiated): 11/1/2019

Decision Deadline: 12/12/2019

Round 2:

Application Deadline: 1/6/2020

Interview (applicant initiated): 1/31/2020

Decision Deadline: 3/12/2020

Round 3:

Application Deadline: 3/30/2020

Interview (applicant initiated): 4/2/2020

Decision Deadline: 5/7/2020

Consortium Round 1 Application Deadline: 10/15/2019

Consortium Round 2 Application Deadline: 1/5/2020

Essay Questions

  1. Tuck students can articulate how the distinctive Tuck MBA will advance their aspirations. Why are you pursuing an MBA and why Tuck? (300 words)

  2. Tuck students recognize how their individuality adds to the fabric of Tuck. Tell us who you are. (300 words)

  3. Tuck students invest generously in one another’s success even when it is not convenient or easy. Share an example of how you helped someone else succeed. (300 words)

  4. Optional: Please provide any additional insight or information that you have not addressed elsewhere (e.g., atypical choice of evaluators, factors affecting academic performance, unexplained job gaps or changes). Complete this question only if you feel your candidacy is not fully represented by this application. (300 words)

  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. (300 words)

Tuck has also fully adopted GMAC’s Common Letter of Recommendation Questions :

  1. Please provide a brief description of your interaction with the applicant and, if applicable, the applicant’s role in your organization.

  2. How does the performance of the applicant compare to that of other well-qualified individuals in similar roles? (E.g. what are the applicant’s principal strengths?)

  3. Describe the most important piece of constructive feedback you have given the applicant. Please detail the circumstances and the applicant’s response.

  4. Is there anything else we should know? (Optional)

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