Tuck 360: MBA Blog in February 2014

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.

Competitive, but not Impossible

Stephanie Butler, February 27, 2014

Though this post was originally published in March of 2013, the advice from Laura and Sara (final round admits) is every bit as applicable now.  Next week, a T'15 from Romania will share her journey to Tuck via the final application round. Tuck's final application deadline is April 2, 2014.  Continue Reading 


Tuck Travels to Mexico City for Case Competition

Stephanie Butler, February 25, 2014

First-year Tuck students, Eric Sparks and Christine Hou, traveled to Mexico City to participate in IPADE's annual Global Case Competition. IPADE is unique among case competitions in that schools send a handful of students and the case teams are created on site. Schools are mixed and mingled for maximum Continue Reading 


Educational Opportunities at Tuck for Partners

Claire B. TP'14, February 24, 2014

Earlier this month, I attended the Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship's annual conference on Private Equity and Growth Ventures (here's the link to the 2014 conference agenda).  My husband is pursuing a career in PE post-Tuck, and I'm really interested in the industry as well, both Continue Reading 


Ask Dawna - Which round should I apply in?

Dawna Clarke - Director of Admissions, February 20, 2014

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 


How do YOU de-stress?

Claire B. TP'14, February 19, 2014

Today some students found their happy in the company of furry friends! Organized by the MBAPO (MBA Program Office) and Tuck's Quality of Life Chair, we had a room full of Tuck dogs ready and willing to play, cuddle, kiss, nuzzle, and take away ALL the anxiety that can Continue Reading 


The importance of time management at Tuck

Ankit S - T'15, February 14, 2014

I just realized that I haven't blogged for over 3 months! There's a deeper meaning here - the 'just realized' loops back to the fact that time passes by incredibly fast here at Tuck. I recall thinking many times in class each day that I will go back to Continue Reading 


Thanks on Valentines

Arpitha 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 


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