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.

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 


Tuck International Exchange Program: Studying in India

Guest Student Contributor, April 22, 2015

By Raphael Bonacci T’15 Raphael is a second-year student at Tuck. Prior to coming to Tuck, Raphael worked in corporate development at a specialist insurance group in the United Kingdom, on group strategic initiatives and acquisitions. Raphael started his career in investment banking in London and Paris. He has Continue Reading 


Life after the Military: Why an MBA?

Admissions, April 21, 2015

If you’re transitioning out of your military service, you have a wide array of choices in front of you. Why consider an MBA? Below, four Tuck veterans offer their perspectives on the value an MBA provides and why Tuck was the right school for them. If you Continue Reading 


Building Business from Thin Air: The Start-Up Science of What-To-Do-Tomorrow

Guest Student Contributor, April 20, 2015

By Pete T'16, Tuck Bridge '09 A first-year student at Tuck, Pete is co-founder of Decade Records and drummer for Filligar, a touring American rock band. He has served as a cultural ambassador for the U.S. State Department and is a voting member of The National Academy of Recording Arts Continue Reading 


How Tuck Helped Me Succeed in the Non-Profit Sector

Guest Student Contributor, April 17, 2015

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 her time as a management consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco. Immediately Continue Reading 


My First Summer in the Tuck Family

Guest Student Contributor, April 15, 2015

By Erica Johnston T'15 Erica is a second-year student from Chicago. She studied marketing and international business at Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to Tuck, she worked in operations management in the industrial sector. A career-switcher, Erica has plans to work in brand management within the food industry. Before Continue Reading 


Tuckies Head to South Africa for Global Insight Expedition

Guest Student Contributor, April 14, 2015

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. I spent my spring break in South Africa, Continue Reading 


Tuck Facts & Figures: Alumni

Admissions, April 10, 2015

Tuck is renowned for our passionate and committed alumni. As you consider Tuck, we hope you'll connect with alums to experience that passion first-hand. The graphic below is just a small snapshot highlighting Tuck's alumni loyalty and achievement. You can learn more about their accomplishments and endeavors in Continue Reading 


Respect, Resilience, Harmony: What I Learned on the Japan Global Insight Expedition

Guest Student Contributor, April 09, 2015

By Dmitry Kaleganov T'16 Dmitry is a first-year student at Tuck who is originally from Moscow, Russia. Before Tuck, Dmitry worked as the head of IT Operational Excellence office for Sberbank, the largest bank in Central and Eastern Europe which employees more than 240,000 people in Russia and is represented in Continue Reading 


We Are Tuck: Tuck Seder & What “Many journeys, One Tuck” Really Means

Guest Student Contributor, April 08, 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 


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

Guest Student Contributor, April 06, 2015

By Nathan Isaacson T'15, Yishen Xu T'15, Adam Klene T'16, and Kiley Winsnes T'16 Seventeen students traveled to Israel over spring break to attend a Global Insight Expedition (GIX) led by Adam Kleinbaum, associate professor of business administration. Global Insight Expeditions offer students opportunities to travel to a variety of Continue Reading 


An Introduction to the Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship, Part 1

Guest Contributor, April 02, 2015

By Thomas Naughton D’89, T’96 Tom Naughton is the executive director of Tuck's Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship and an adjunct professor of business administration.  The Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship (CPE/E) is one of several academic centers here at Tuck. Our academic Continue Reading 


Five Reasons to Attend ASW 2015

Guest Student Contributor, April 01, 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 


Your MBA Application: Areas for Improvement

Admissions, March 31, 2015

Sometimes we just don’t have all of the credentials, the experience, or the skills we need to ensure we will get to where we want to be. There are times when these challenges can be overcome with hard work, dedicated focus on improving our prospects, and just a Continue Reading 


Teamwork, leadership were the difference for Tuck’s 2014 GE case competition championship

Guest Student Contributor, March 30, 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. Earlier this year, three classmates and I beat top business schools from across the Northeast to Continue Reading 


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