Admissions Office Articles

    Being human: A behavioral guide to the MBA experience

    Being human: A behavioral guide to the MBA experience

    by on December 7th, 2017

    Several weeks ago Richard Thaler won the Nobel memorial prize in Economics for “for his contributions to behavioral economics”. Fifteen years earlier, Daniel Kahneman, professor of psychology and public … Read More

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    Trista’s Tips: Essays and Recommendations

    Trista’s Tips: Essays and Recommendations

    by on December 7th, 2017

    Our January 5 deadline is less than one month away, and we know many of you are likely working steadily along on your applications. Trista Wesley, assistant director of admissions, shares her tips on how to write (and … Read More

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    Rd 1 Updates and Getting Ready for Rotman Rd 2

    Rd 1 Updates and Getting Ready for Rotman Rd 2

    by on December 7th, 2017

    Round 1 Decisions Application volume is way up (again) at Rotman, and we’re as committed as ever to getting to know our applicants well. At Rotman, we take the whole package approach to the application process, … Read More

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    Examining Your MBA Application Test Options

    Examining Your MBA Application Test Options

    by on December 7th, 2017

    It can be the most stressful part of an MBA application-– the requirement to take either the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). At McCombs, the Admissions Committee does not … Read More

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    Tuckies Take on PE, VC in Boston

    Tuckies Take on PE, VC in Boston

    by on December 7th, 2017

    By Vitalie Djugostran T’18 20°F (-6°C) outside, a group of first- and second-year Tuck MBA students are boarding the bus in Hanover to go on a Private Equity and Venture Capital (PE/VC) trek in Boston. It … Read More

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    Why I went from a BBA to an MBA

    Why I went from a BBA to an MBA

    by on December 7th, 2017

    There is always a big question mark over pursuing an MBA. Almost every day you’ll hear people asking if an MBA is worth its cost? Worth being outside the workforce for the year? Worth the risk of leaving your … Read More

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    Creating My Tuck Story. What Will Yours Be?

    Creating My Tuck Story. What Will Yours Be?

    by on December 6th, 2017

    By Tayo Odusanya T’19 A mantra we often hear at Tuck is “pay it forward.” So it would come as no surprise that Tuck’s participation in the MBA Tour recruiting event in Lagos on October … Read More

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    My journey in the ESSEC Global MBA

    My journey in the ESSEC Global MBA

    by on December 6th, 2017

    By Abhinav IYER, ESSEC Global MBA Class of 2017 Around this time last year, I was in India grappling with the dilemma of whether I needed to do the MBA. A critical life incident involving my family had made me question … Read More

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    Be Intentional About the Change We Want To See

    Be Intentional About the Change We Want To See

    by on December 5th, 2017

    I strongly believe that change will not happen with lip service and good intentions. This is exactly why I have taken it upon myself to be a catalyst for change by talking openly about my own actions at work. In… … Read More

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    Q&A with Tuck Student Ambassador: Enrique Curiel

    Q&A with Tuck Student Ambassador: Enrique Curiel

    by on December 5th, 2017

    Tuck Student Ambassadors collaborate with the Admissions Office to share their Tuck experience with prospective students. Part of this group is structured to represent eight geographical regions, with a Regional Captain … Read More

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    Instagram @uclaMBA #TuesdayTakeover: Colin LaBran-Boyd ’19

    Instagram @uclaMBA #TuesdayTakeover: Colin LaBran-Boyd ’19

    by on December 5th, 2017

    Introducing you to today's Instagram #TuesdayTakeover student, Colin LaBran-Boyd! Colin will be taking over our Instagram account @uclamba for a whole day today to show everyone a "Day in the Life" of a … Read More

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    We are Entrepreneurs – Episode 7: Instant Karma

    We are Entrepreneurs – Episode 7: Instant Karma

    by on December 5th, 2017

    Episode 7 by Manuel Rincón Hércules Discover Instant Karma, an unique digital platform which allows volunteers to find the jobs they want, and NGOs to find the people they need and the best way to leverage the right … Read More

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    6 GMAT tips from an MBA recruiter

    6 GMAT tips from an MBA recruiter

    by on December 5th, 2017

    By Eric Lucrezia, Recruitment Manager, ESSEC Global MBA The irony about the GMAT is that it is usually the thing that people spend the most time stressing about, yet it is probably the least important component of your … Read More

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    The INSEAD Triangle and Keeping It Together

    The INSEAD Triangle and Keeping It Together

    by on December 4th, 2017

    “I’ve never worked this hard in my entire life, and I’ve never slept this little either.” My classmate who’s a consultant laughs when I say this. “Consulting is a lot harder than this,” He replied, … Read More

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