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.

Thanks on Valentines

Arpitha D. T'15, February 14, 2014

Why do you want to come to Tuck? Tight knit community,  winter wonderland (main image), fancy being in woods, awesome educational experience, great prospects… and? And...let me tell you a small story. Feb 13th: First thing I noticed in the morning was that I lost one of Continue Reading 


Remote Tuck Partners: An Off-Campus Community

Guest Student Contributor, February 11, 2014

Rebecca P. is a TP'15 who lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts and works with Social Entrepreneurs in Boston.  Her Tuckie was a high school history teacher before coming to Tuck.  Rebecca can frequently be found driving on I-89 accompanied by their dog, Harry.  As a "remote" partner (meaning Continue Reading 


Tuck Diversity Conference: A Participant’s Perspective

Nancy G.- Admissions, February 06, 2014

Tuck's Diversity Conference, a student-run event held on campus each fall, offers prospective students a weekend of discussion, networking, mentoring, and socializing. Participants learn more about Tuck--our academic program, opportunities for personal and professional development, and what makes our community unique. In addition, participants have the chance to interact Continue Reading 


A Consulting Recruiting Experience Unlike Any Other

Guest Student Contributor, February 05, 2014

Elliot Gillerman is an MBA candidate in the class of 2015 at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.  Prior to Tuck, Elliot worked at the Pentagon for Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and previously worked on national security policy within the Department of Defense and the U.S. Continue Reading 


Tuck: A Unique and Integrated Healthcare Path

Guest Student Contributor, February 04, 2014

Nashley Peter Mascarenhas was born in India and raised in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Economics from Purdue University.  Upon graduation, Nashley joined Motorola Mobility as a quality engineer and worked on phones such as Razr Continue Reading 


T’15 Uses His Department of Defense Background for MLK Presentation

Guest Student Contributor, January 29, 2014

Elliot Gillerman is an MBA candidate in the class of 2015 at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.  Prior to Tuck, Elliot worked at the Pentagon for Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and previously worked on national security policy within the Department of Defense and the U Continue Reading 


January goings-on at Tuck

Partner Post Archive, January 28, 2014

Once we had returned to campus after the winter holidays and got back into our routines here in Hanover, it felt like there was just one tiny weekend of downtime, and then the busy pace of Tuck's social scene picked back up, seemingly immediately! Earlier this month, over 200 Tuckies Continue Reading 


Snow Falling on Sachem

Partner Post Archive, January 26, 2014

We got quite a bit of snow in December and early January.  As someone who very much prefers warmer weather, I both felt a little apprehensive about the snow but must admit I also love how it transforms the landscape and makes everything look so beautiful. There really is Continue Reading 


Update From the CDO: A Strong Recruiting Season Continues

Jonathan Masland - Director of Career Development , January 23, 2014

Following a strong 2013, I am pleased to report that 2014 is off to a similarly great start with on-campus recruiting season for first-year students now in full swing. The Career Development Office (CDO) team has been hard at work helping first years prepare for on-campus interviews and catching up with second Continue Reading 


Student Consulting Group Helps Local Businesses

Stephanie B. - Admissions, January 22, 2014

Over the past few months, teams of T'15s have participated in 66 projects for 15 organizations through the student-run group, Tuck Student Consulting Services (TSCS).  Yesterday, T'14 Co-Chairs Alena Harrison and Eric Winn, invited the community to view a summary of the group's  Continue Reading 


A Day in the Life of a First-Year Tuckie

Guest Student Contributor, January 20, 2014

Isaac is a T'15 from Denver, CO. After graduating from Brigham Young University with a degree in economics, he headed east for a job with Sears Holdings Corporation in Chicago, IL.  Heading even further east, Isaac came to Tuck with his wife and one son.  They’ve Continue Reading 


My top 10 Tuck memories - 1/6 of the way there!

Maryn J. - T'15, January 09, 2014

This post was written as I sit in my Seattle home, finally able to decompress and reflect on the most amazing four months of my life.  Less than forty-eight hours ago I had turned in my last final which means that I am officially 1/6 complete with my Tuck Continue Reading 


Happy New Year!  2014 Resolutions (updated #Tucketlist)

Partner Post Archive, January 02, 2014

Last New Year's I shared my resolve for resolutions (which is not much); instead I made a bucket list of things I wanted to accomplish during our two years at Tuck. I thought I'd post an update about how much we've accomplished in the last year, and Continue Reading 


TGC Uruguay: El punto intermedio (The halfway point)

Guest Student Contributor, December 23, 2013

Selemon Asfaw is a 2nd year student at Tuck. He’s an organizer of the 2013 Diversity Conference as well as Co-chair of the Tuck African Ancestry Business Association. Prior to Tuck, Selemon was and education entrepreneur doing work in the Midwest with public and private enterprises. Next year he Continue Reading 


Waitlist Advice

Kristin Roth - Admissions, December 19, 2013

So we know, getting on the waitlist wasn’t the news you had hoped for. Please know we have an incredibly competitive applicant pool, and due to our small size, we have to make some very difficult decisions.  While obviously not the desired outcome, being placed on the Continue Reading 


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