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.

Experiential Learning the Tuck Way: Faculty Going the Extra Mile for Global Insight Expeditions

Lisa Miller, January 07, 2015

Lisa Miller is director of Global Insight Expeditions, On-Campus Global Programs.  Unparalleled access to faculty and a commitment to teaching are hallmarks of the Tuck experience. This doesn’t just apply on-campus—it also applies off-campus, during experiential learning courses. A great example is Global Insight Expeditions Continue Reading 


Beyond Tuck: South American Adventures Edition

Guest Student Contributor, January 05, 2015

By Maryn J. T'15 Maryn is a T’15 originally from Seattle, WA but is loving the adventures of her two years on the East Coast. At Tuck, she is involved in a variety of activities—from serving as quality of life chair (yes, that really is a real Continue Reading 


New Year, New Goals

Admissions, January 01, 2015

Well Tuck 360 readers, it’s January 1.  The beginning of another year so often brings us a fresh perspective, new opportunities and goals, a renewed optimism, and an intensified determination.  In the Admissions Office, we look forward to getting to know everyone whose resolutions include beginning or continuing Continue Reading 


#1 Tuck360 Post of 2014: “Top 10 Things You May Not Know About Tuck”

Admissions, December 23, 2014

As 2014 quickly draws to a close, we wanted to look back at some of our top posts of the year. "Top 10 Things You May Not Know About Tuck" was—thanks to you—our #1 blog post of 2014! Thank you for being an avid reader and supporter of Tuck360. We Continue Reading 


The Benefits of Being “Not Just a Number”

Guest Student Contributor, December 23, 2014

By Dominic Yau T'16 Dominic grew up in Hong Kong and London. After graduating from the University of Warwick in 2008 with a bachelor’s in mathematics, he worked as an insurance underwriter for Markel International. Dominic enjoys playing rugby, tripod hockey, and reading outside of the classroom. When looking Continue Reading 


Waitlist Advice

Kristin Roth - Admissions, December 22, 2014

Getting on the waitlist isn’t the news you wanted. We know.  But there are things you can do while on the waitlist to prepare yourself for business school or another year of work before you start graduate school. First, take a deep breath. Do something healthy for Continue Reading 


Small Group Dinners: Tuckies Bond Over Good Food

Guest Student Contributor, December 17, 2014

By Rob Franklin T'15 Rob Franklin T’15 is a member of Tuck’s Small Group Dinner committee and an avid cook. Rob is originally from Fairfield, Connecticut and is a graduate of The College of William and Mary where he majored in finance and Chinese. Rob started his Continue Reading 


Access to Leaders: Tuck’s Unique Visiting Executive Program

Guest Student Contributor, December 15, 2014

 By Anna Liu T’15 Anna is originally from China and came to the U.S. to pursue graduate study. She worked in various health care organizations, including nonprofit, health care facilities and managed care for ten years in Los Angeles. Her husband, two daughters (7-year-old and 5-year-old), and Continue Reading 


My International Exchange Experience at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, December 11, 2014

By Felipe Kovacic T'EX Felipe Kovacic is an exchange student from Sydney, where he studies at Australia’s top-ranked MBA (executive) program at the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Business School. Felipe was born in Australia, however, his Chilean Continue Reading 


Women’s Tripod Hockey: Tuck.Puck.Love.

Guest Student Contributor, December 10, 2014

By Christine Hou T'15 Christine is a second-year student at Tuck pursuing a dual-degree with Harvard Kennedy School. After growing up in Silicon Valley and obtaining a bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley, she spent time as a management consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco. Immediately before Continue Reading 


Before You Hit Submit: Finishing Touches Checklist

Admissions, December 09, 2014

At this time of the year, your to-do list is likely to include baking, shopping, and holiday parties.  But if you're submitting an application as part of Tuck's January Round, the January 6 deadline is right around the corner.  Don't let your hectic schedule prevent you Continue Reading 


Becoming the Best Entrepreneur You Can Be

Guest Contributor, December 08, 2014

Joaquin Villarreal T’08 (left) is manager of the Entrepreneurship Initiative at Tuck. Mathias Machado T’09 is an associate director of the Career Development Office (CDO).   Q: How can I become a great entrepreneur? Mathias Machado: Entrepreneurs need grit because they are inevitably going to face disappointment and Continue Reading 


“Tucksgiving” 2014: A Family Dinner for 85 People

Guest Student Contributor, December 05, 2014

By Jennifer Tietz T’15 Jennifer Tietz, T’15, grew up in the Midwest before graduating from the US Naval Academy with a BS in Mathematics. She also earned a Master of Engineering Management from Old Dominion University. Prior to Tuck, Jen served as Lieutenant Commander and Nuclear Surface Warfare Continue Reading 


TuckStuff: More Than Just “Stuff”

Guest Student Contributor, December 04, 2014

By Nicole Daniele T'16 Nicole Daniele, T’16, 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. She has happily traded in her black suits for Continue Reading 


TuckTalks: Many Students, Many Paths to Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, December 03, 2014

By Jane Shiverick T’15, Tuck Bridge ’08 Jane grew up in Bronxville, NY. She graduated from Trinity College in 2008 with a double major in psychology and Italian studies. Before Tuck, she worked in New York City in wine import and distribution. We arrive at Tuck with myriad stories to Continue Reading 


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