Tuck 360: MBA Blog

Find out what sets Tuck apart. Hear from the people who make Tuck distinctive among the world’s top MBA programs—students, partners, Tuck admissions staff, and the Tuck administrators who will work with you throughout your two years at Tuck. The Tuck 360: MBA blog combines candid insight about life at Tuck from students and partners with helpful insider tips and advice from Tuck staff who want you to succeed at Tuck.

Tuckies Head to UAE and Qatar for Global Insight Expedition

Guest Student Contributor, May 22, 2015

By Raphael Bonacci T’15 and Hannah Cohen T’16 Raphael is a second-year student at the Tuck School of Business. He worked in corporate development and investment banking in London and Paris. He has an MSc. in economics and finance from the University of Warwick and a BSc. Continue Reading >>


E-Ship Club: A Melting Pot of Entrepreneurial Skills and Resources

Guest Student Contributor, May 21, 2015

By Apurva Sacheti T'16 Apurva Sacheti is a T'16 and part of the Entrepreneurship Club at Tuck. Prior to Tuck, Apurva worked on two entrepreneurial ventures, in the quick service restaurant and e-learning sectors in India respectively. Apurva completed his bachelor of engineering in electronics and communication from Birla Institute Continue Reading >>

Faculty Spotlight: Professor Emily Blanchard

Guest Contributor, May 20, 2015

Emily Blanchard is an associate professor of business administration at Tuck. Her work centers on the economics and policy implications of globalization and has been published in leading economics journals, including the Journal of International Economics and the Review of Economics and Statistics.  At Tuck, Blanchard teaches the Continue Reading >>

Q&A: What You Need to Know about Careers at Tuck

Admissions, May 19, 2015

One of our responsibilities in the Admissions Office is to talk to prospective students about the diverse array of post-MBA job opportunities and how a multitude of Tuck resources will help you land the right one. Since this is such an important message, we thought we’d take a Continue Reading >>

A Glimpse into How Tuck Celebrates Diversity: K-Pop Style

Guest Student Contributor, May 18, 2015

By Sara Mcguigan T'16 Sara grew up the first half of her life in Oakland, California and the second in Plainsboro, NJ. She graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 2008 and spent six years as a Commissioned Officer in the United States Coast Guard. Sara is now a 2016 Continue Reading >>

“The Best Trip of My Life”–Georgia and Armenia Global Insight Expedition

Guest Student Contributor, May 13, 2015

Twenty-three students traveled to Georgia and Armenia over spring break for a Global Insight Expedition (GIX). Global Insight Expeditions offer students opportunities to travel to a variety of countries to learn how business is done around the world. They learn about each country's unique business environment, opportunities for social Continue Reading >>

A Tuck Partner Who Took Her Career to the Next Level

Guest Contributor, May 12, 2015

By Kayla Greenberg, Tuck Partner (TP) '16 Kayla is a TP'16 who moved from Boston to the Upper Valley with her husband Eliav Kahan. She now works at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) as a nurse practitioner in pediatric neurology. She is an avid member of the book club, Continue Reading >>

Top Four Things I Learned from Planning & Attending Admitted Students Weekend

Guest Student Contributor, May 11, 2015

By Kiley Winsnes T'16 Kiley is a first-year student at Tuck. Before arriving in Hanover, she was living in stunning San Francisco and working for an integration software company. Originally from Chicago, Kiley spent her formative years in Seattle before chasing the California sunshine for her undergraduate degree in economics Continue Reading >>

How I Landed A Summer Internship at Siemens USA

Guest Student Contributor, May 07, 2015

By Kevin Friedenberg T'16 Originally from Needham, MA, Kevin Friedenberg graduated from Swarthmore College in 2010 and spent four years as a management consultant prior to coming to Tuck.  For Kevin, Tuck represented an opportunity to switch careers, with the goal of joining a company’s internal strategy team Continue Reading >>

What We Learned: Tuckies Reflect on India Global Insight Expedition (GIX)

Guest Student Contributor, May 06, 2015

Eighteen students traveled to India over spring break for a Global Insight Expedition (GIX) led by Amit Bhattacharjee, visiting assistant professor of business administration, and Sudershan “Suds” Tirumala T’10. Global Insight Expeditions offer students opportunities to travel to a variety of countries to learn how business is Continue Reading >>

Ask Dawna: I’m a few years from applying. What can I do now?

Admissions, May 05, 2015

In the video below, Tuck Director of Admissions Dawna Clarke offers tips and advice for current undergraduate students and recent grads who are considering eventual pursuit of an MBA. As you think about getting an MBA down the road, keep in mind that most business schools look for a diverse Continue Reading >>

ASW: A Glimpse Into the Next Two Years of Your Life

Guest Contributor, May 04, 2015

By Allyson Himelstein, Tuck Partner (TP) '16 Allyson works at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth in the career services, communication, and advancement departments. Before moving to the Upper Valley, she worked as a recruiter in Manhattan and guest lectured at NYU's Career Center. While she misses New York&rsquo Continue Reading >>

A New Perspective on Health Care: The Netherlands GIX at the TIAS School for Business and Society

Guest Student Contributor, April 30, 2015

By Eric Giles T’16, Robin Daley T’16, and Bryan Pyfer T’16 Ten students traveled to the Netherlands over spring break to attend a Global Insight Expedition (GIX) led by Bob Hansen, senior associate dean and the Norman W. Martin 1925 Professor of Business Administration. Global Continue Reading >>

Women @ Tuck: Growing, Leading, Learning

Admissions, April 28, 2015

Last  fall, Senior Associate Director of Admissions and head of women’s recruitment Pat Harrison, sat down with the President of Tuck’s Women in Business Club, Lindsey Windham, to talk about her experience as a woman at Tuck. While this blog highlights some of Lindsey's Continue Reading >>

Can you start a business in the woods?

Guest Student Contributor, April 27, 2015

By Justin Gerrard T'16 Justin is co-founder of Bae (Before Anyone Else), a mobile matchmaking app curated for people of color. Bae won first place at the 13th annual Dartmouth Ventures Competition and he will be pursuing the venture full time during the summer. Justin is a graduate of Harvard Continue Reading >>

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