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.

Ready for Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, July 31, 2015

By Archit Mehta T'17 Archit is an incoming T’17. A chartered accountant and a CPA by background, Archit spent four years in finance consulting with Deloitte India before Tuck. Outside of work and studies, he enjoys soccer, cricket and reading. Archit can be reached at archit.mehta.tu17 Continue Reading >>


Get to know us!

Admissions, July 21, 2015

The Tuck MBA experience is based on complete engagement with our community, our faculty, and our curriculum. You can't be anonymous here. Every student at Tuck thrives with individual attention, unparalleled access to resources, and the confidence that your future is taken seriously. Even before you step foot Continue Reading >>

“No school does social impact quite like Tuck”

Guest Student Contributor, July 20, 2015

By Eric Giles T'16 Eric is a career switcher who transitioned from an education nonprofit—Teach For America—to the health care sector. He hopes to expand health access to all populations. Whether or not you came from, or are headed towards, a socially-oriented career, how well a Continue Reading >>

Q&A with Sudershan “Suds” Tirumala T’10

Admissions, July 14, 2015

MBA Crystal Ball recently sat down with Sudershan “Suds” Tirumala T’10, Tuck's regional director for India and South East Asia, to discuss Tuck's admissions process. Suds addressed:  The MBA application process Comparing GMAT scores versus GRE scores Tuck MBA deadlines Application essays Scholarships Continue Reading >>

Your Reapplicant Strategy

Admissions, July 07, 2015

By Pat Harrison  Pat Harrison is Senior Associate Director of Admissions, Recruiting and Enrollment at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. She oversees Tuck’s reading and interviewing process and focuses on the recruitment of women. She has been with Tuck since 2003.  I have been getting Continue Reading >>

From Hanover to Hollywood: Musings on Life, Learning, and Love

Guest Student Contributor, July 06, 2015

By Josh Hamilton T’15 I moved to Hanover filled with a little bit of nervousness, a dose of confidence, and a great deal of hope. Nervousness? I admit it—I felt it. Deciding to leave my home and friends to pursue a full-time MBA at Tuck was Continue Reading >>

ICYMI: Recap of Live Facebook Chat with CDO Director Jonathan Masland

CDO, June 30, 2015

On March 4, Jonathan Masland, director of Tuck's Career Development Office, took over the Tuck Facebook page to answer any and all career-related questions. In case you missed it, here is a full transcript of the chat.  Tuck School: CDO Director Jonathan Masland is taking over our Facebook page! Continue Reading >>

7 Traits of a Successful Applicant

Admissions, June 29, 2015

While each candidate has their own unique story and path, there are traits that successful applicants generally have in common. In our experience, the following seven have resonated strongest and most often.  1) They’re prepared. They can clearly and articulately communicate why they want an MBA, how it Continue Reading >>

New SafeRides App Helps Tuckies Get Home Safely

Guest Student Contributor, June 25, 2015

By Neil Kulkarni T’16 Neil is a first-year student at Tuck who spent the past four years working in strategy consulting at Deloitte advising clients in the CPG and health care industries. Neil is currently the technology representative on the Student Board and is also actively involved in tripod Continue Reading >>

Considering b-school? Advice for Recent Grads

Admissions, June 23, 2015

It's already been a week since Dartmouth held a beautiful commencement ceremony honoring 1,093 undergraduates. First, congratulations to Dartmouth's Class of 2015 and all other recent graduates! You definitely deserve a moment to reflect, prepare, and celebrate. However, when the final pieces of confetti have been swept up and you Continue Reading >>

Halfway There: 4 Takeaways from My First Year at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, June 17, 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 >>

Advice from AdCom: Excellent Essays

Admissions, June 16, 2015

Last week on Tuck 360, we shared the essay questions required from those applying to Tuck during the 2015 - 2016 application cycle. Essays are often one of the most challenging aspects of any MBA application. Like many MBA candidates, you may find yourself with little time to spend on introspection. Continue Reading >>

‘A Dream Project’: Tuckies Evaluate Market for New Product

Guest Student Contributor, June 11, 2015

By Nicole Daniele T’16 Nicole grew up in Edison, New Jersey and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in international relations and Italian. Prior to Tuck, she worked in wealth management in Philadelphia and New York. What brings together a former MLS soccer player, a Canadian consultant, Continue Reading >>

Tuck’s 2015 - 2016 Essay Questions

Admissions, June 09, 2015

While the application won't go live until later this summer, here's a sneak peak of the essay questions. Each year, we refine our application to reflect what we see as the best way to get to know you and understand your story. As a result, we've made Continue Reading >>

Embrace the Uncertainty: My Recruiting Experience at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, June 08, 2015

By Steve Harrington T'16 Steve was born and raised in Connecticut. After graduating from Lafayette College with a degree in electrical and computer engineering, he commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army. He spent four years in the Army, including a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan, before starting at Continue Reading >>

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