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.

Week in the Life of a First-Year Tuckie

Guest Student Contributor, March 06, 2015

By Avi Sethi T'16 Avi is a first-year student at Tuck who previously worked for the NewSchools Venture Fund, a Palo Alto based ed-tech seed investor. Previous to NewSchools, he worked in strategy consulting at Accenture based out of New York City. He started his career as a high school Continue Reading 


Recruiting Advice for the Tech Industry from CDO Expert Mathias Machado T’09

CDO, March 05, 2015

Mathias Machado T’09 is an associate director of Tuck's Career Development Office. Discuss how you’d prepare for fit interviews for the tech industry. One of the things about tech to keep in mind is that it’s not the same as consulting or investment banking Continue Reading 


The 30th Tuck Winter Carnival

Guest Student Contributor, March 04, 2015

Kat is a second-year student who spent four years as a director at a boutique marketing consulting firm before coming to Tuck. She has used her time at school to transition into brand management, spending this past summer at Colgate-Palmolive in NYC. When not planning TWC2015 (or being sad that Continue Reading 


A Diverse Student Body

Admissions, March 03, 2015

Tuck draws students from all walks of life. Our goal is to create a community in which diversity is accepted and celebrated. At Tuck, diversity means encouraging and including each person's ideas, perspectives, and life experiences. There are a number of organizations at Tuck specifically designed to celebrate this Continue Reading 


Recruiting Tips from a First-Year Tuckie

Guest Student Contributor, March 02, 2015

By Zhe (Hardy) Huang T'16  Hardy was born, raised and educated in China. Prior to Tuck, he worked with the management consulting arm of PricewaterhouseCoopers, based out of Shanghai. Since coming to Tuck, he has fallen in love with skiing and thinks Tuck is a great place to be. Continue Reading 


Leadership, Love, Camaraderie: The Tuck Band

Guest Student Contributor, February 27, 2015

By Lindsey Windham T'15 Lindsey came to Tuck after spending five years as a teacher and director at a Texas-based charter school system. She has used her time at Tuck to transition into retail and technology, and will be working and playing in Seattle after graduation—at Amazon.com. Continue Reading 


The Stories We May Have Missed

Guest Student Contributor, February 26, 2015

By Remi Evans T’16, Tuck Bridge '10 Remi Evans T’16 grew up in Colorado, loves endurance sports, and can often be found exploring the outdoors. She graduated from Trinity College in 2011 as a neuroscience major, spent the past few years as an investment banker in NYC with Citigroup, Inc., Continue Reading 


Team-Building, Networking, & Strategy: IPADE Case Competition

Guest Student Contributor, February 25, 2015

By Edward Harding T'16 Ed Harding is a first-year student at Tuck. He graduated with first class honours from Oxford University, and has spent the last three years working in strategy consulting, advising financial services clients in Europe, South America, and the US. He enjoys playing rugby, rock climbing and Continue Reading 


Ask Dawna: Apply in April or shoot for Early Action?

Admissions, February 24, 2015

We're often asked which application round will maximize a candidate’s chance at admission. Tuck doesn’t designate a specific number of offers to each round, but rather bases offers on the quality and quantity of the applicant pool during that particular round. Though April is a Continue Reading 


Part II: Recruiting Advice for the Consulting Industry from Career Development Office Expert

CDO, February 23, 2015

Stephen Pidgeon T’07 is an associate director of the CDO and author of the books How to Get a Job in Consulting and Case Interviews for Beginners. Talk about the logistics of the typical interview process for the consulting industry. Going back to the example of today’s Continue Reading 


Helping Nonprofits & Increasing Experience: Tuck Student Consulting Services

Guest Student Contributor, February 20, 2015

By Alex Rogalski T'15 Alex is a second-year student at Tuck. After receiving his BA at Connecticut College, he joined Cambridge Associates in their Boston office where he spent four years helping nonprofit institutions invest their assets. Born and raised in Hanover, NH, Alex was thrilled to be able to Continue Reading 


From Military to MBA

Admissions, February 19, 2015

By Kristin Roth Kristin is an Associate Director of Admissions at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and has been with Tuck since 2007. She serves on the admissions committee, reads applications, interviews candidates, leads recruitment of military veterans, and travels globally for Tuck. Though you may have heard this Continue Reading 


Tuck OnSite Global Consulting—Kuddle in Oslo, Norway

Guest Student Contributor, February 18, 2015

By Sarah Boole T'15 Sarah is a second-year student at Tuck. She attended Hamilton College for her undergraduate degree. Before Tuck, Sarah worked in consumer insights for Communispace Corporation, serving clients in the consumer packaged goods, retail, health care, and pharmaceutical industries. After graduation, she will be moving to Minneapolis Continue Reading 


Path to Technology

Guest Student Contributor, February 17, 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 


Day in the life of a first-year Tuckie

Guest Student Contributor, February 13, 2015

By Dominic Yau T’16 Dominic grew up in Hong Kong and London. After graduating from 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. I had Continue Reading 


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