Tuck 360: MBA Blog tagged with advice

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.

It’s feedback season in the Admissions Office! Some thoughts…

Admissions, May 26, 2015

Greetings from Tuck’s Admissions Office! As you can imagine, admissions is a very cyclical process. During the spring and into the summer one of the things that keeps us busy is offering feedback to candidates who were not admitted. These applicants hope to either strengthen their candidacy while Continue Reading 


E-Ship Club: A Melting Pot of Entrepreneurial Skills and Resources

Guest Student Contributor, May 21, 2015

By Apurva Sacheti T'16 Apurva Sacheti is a T'16 and part of the Entrepreneurship Club at Tuck. Prior to Tuck, Apurva worked on two entrepreneurial ventures, in the quick service restaurant and e-learning sectors in India respectively. Apurva completed his bachelor of engineering in electronics and communication from Birla Institute Continue Reading 


Faculty Spotlight: Professor Emily Blanchard

Guest Contributor, May 20, 2015

Emily Blanchard is an associate professor of business administration at Tuck. Her work centers on the economics and policy implications of globalization and has been published in leading economics journals, including the Journal of International Economics and the Review of Economics and Statistics.  At Tuck, Blanchard teaches the Continue Reading 


Q&A: What You Need to Know about Careers at Tuck

Admissions, May 19, 2015

One of our responsibilities in the Admissions Office is to talk to prospective students about the diverse array of post-MBA job opportunities and how a multitude of Tuck resources will help you land the right one. Since this is such an important message, we thought we’d take a Continue Reading 


Top Four Things I Learned from Planning & Attending Admitted Students Weekend

Guest Student Contributor, May 11, 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 


How I Landed A Summer Internship at Siemens USA

Guest Student Contributor, May 07, 2015

By Kevin Friedenberg T'16 Originally from Needham, MA, Kevin Friedenberg graduated from Swarthmore College in 2010 and spent four years as a management consultant prior to coming to Tuck.  For Kevin, Tuck represented an opportunity to switch careers, with the goal of joining a company’s internal strategy team Continue Reading 


Ask Dawna: I’m a few years from applying. What can I do now?

Admissions, May 05, 2015

In the video below, Tuck Director of Admissions Dawna Clarke offers tips and advice for current undergraduate students and recent grads who are considering eventual pursuit of an MBA. As you think about getting an MBA down the road, keep in mind that most business schools look for a diverse Continue Reading 


Women @ Tuck: Growing, Leading, Learning

Admissions, April 28, 2015

Last  fall, Senior Associate Director of Admissions and head of women’s recruitment Pat Harrison, sat down with the President of Tuck’s Women in Business Club, Lindsey Windham, to talk about her experience as a woman at Tuck. While this blog highlights some of Lindsey's 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 


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 


Tuck Partner Lands a Job at the Center for Business & Society

Guest Contributor, March 25, 2015

By Carole Gaudet Carole Gaudet handles marketing and communications for the Center for Business & Society, and is a little surprised to realize that she has lived in the Upper Valley for 22 years. Lauren Clark TP’16 is program manager for the Center for Business & Society. Prior to Continue Reading 


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