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.

Going Global

Kristin Roth - Admissions, January 13, 2015

Tuck students have always been well traveled. Starting with the Class of 2017, they will be challenged to expand their travels even more. The new Global Insight Requirement offers students three different options to immerse themselves in a new culture, helping them learn to operate outside of their comfort zone and Continue Reading 


“Being an international student at Tuck means a lot to me”

Guest Student Contributor, January 12, 2015

By Ken Yoshida T’15 Ken is a second-year student originally from Tokyo, Japan. Prior to Tuck, he worked in the energy division of a Japanese conglomerate. At Tuck, he enjoys all the moments he spends with his classmates, including visiting friends’ hometowns. Last summer he became a big Continue Reading 


OnSite Global Consulting: Increasing Bus Ridership in Uruguay

Guest Student Contributor, January 09, 2015

By Michael Ryczkowski T'15 Prior to Tuck, Mike worked as a manager in a health care consulting firm based out of Chicago, focusing on provider operations. He is currently in his second-year of school, and is trying to take as many classes as possible while still achieving three or more Continue Reading 


Home (in Hanover) for the Holidays

Guest Student Contributor, January 08, 2015

By Isaac Ipson T'15 Isaac is in his second year at Tuck and is loving his life in Hanover with his wife and two sons (one and 3 years old). As an undergrad, Isaac studied economics and took a two year break to serve a two-year mission for his church in Continue Reading 


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 


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