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.

My recruiting experience

Guest Student Contributor, March 23, 2015

By Eliana Gomez Aristizabal T'16 Eliana is an industrial engineer from Cali, Colombia. Before coming to Tuck, she worked in marketing with consumer products and pharmaceuticals. She loves books, movies, traveling, and soccer. In Hanover, she has fallen in love with the Upper Valley. She enjoys the farmers’ Continue Reading 


Part II: Recruiting Advice for the Investment Banking Industry from CDO Expert Deirdre O’Donnell

CDO, March 18, 2015

Deirdre O’Donnell is an associate director of the Career Development Office (CDO). Click here for Part I of this series. For the investment banking industry, how important is prior experience vs. performance in interview vs. networking? The job is going to go to the person who’s Continue Reading 


So you’re on the waitlist. Now what?

Admissions, March 17, 2015

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 


Overcoming Fears & Landing the Job: A Successful Tuck Partner Job Search

Guest Contributor, March 16, 2015

By Allyson Himelstein, Tuck Partner (TP) '16 Allyson works at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth in the career services, communication, and advancement departments. Before moving to the Upper Valley, she worked as a recruiter in Manhattan and guest lectured at NYU's Career Center. While she misses New York&rsquo Continue Reading 


Part I: Recruiting Advice for the Investment Banking Industry from CDO Expert Deirdre O’Donnell

CDO, March 12, 2015

Deirdre O’Donnell is an associate director of Tuck's Career Development Office (CDO). Discuss how you’d prepare for fit interviews for the investment banking industry. The first thing that’s very important is to understand what the desired skill set is for the industry. There Continue Reading 


Myths About Applying to Business School

Admissions, March 10, 2015

April 1st is the deadline for the final application round at Tuck, so we thought we'd share Laura's story, who was a successful final round applicant. Laura is an MBA candidate in the class of 2015 at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Laura is from Romania and Continue Reading 


Recruiting Advice for the Tech Industry from CDO Expert Mathias Machado T’09

CDO, March 05, 2015

Mathias Machado T’09 is an associate director of Tuck's Career Development Office. Discuss how you’d prepare for fit interviews for the tech industry. One of the things about tech to keep in mind is that it’s not the same as consulting or investment banking Continue Reading 


A Diverse Student Body

Admissions, March 03, 2015

Tuck draws students from all walks of life. Our goal is to create a community in which diversity is accepted and celebrated. At Tuck, diversity means encouraging and including each person's ideas, perspectives, and life experiences. There are a number of organizations at Tuck specifically designed to celebrate this Continue Reading 


Recruiting Tips from a First-Year Tuckie

Guest Student Contributor, March 02, 2015

By Zhe (Hardy) Huang T'16  Hardy was born, raised and educated in China. Prior to Tuck, he worked with the management consulting arm of PricewaterhouseCoopers, based out of Shanghai. Since coming to Tuck, he has fallen in love with skiing and thinks Tuck is a great place to be. Continue Reading 


Ask Dawna: Apply in April or shoot for Early Action?

Admissions, February 24, 2015

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 


Part II: Recruiting Advice for the Consulting Industry from Career Development Office Expert

CDO, February 23, 2015

Stephen Pidgeon T’07 is an associate director of the CDO and author of the books How to Get a Job in Consulting and Case Interviews for Beginners. Talk about the logistics of the typical interview process for the consulting industry. Going back to the example of today’s Continue Reading 


From Military to MBA

Admissions, February 19, 2015

By Kristin Roth Kristin is an Associate Director of Admissions at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and has been with Tuck since 2007. She serves on the admissions committee, reads applications, interviews candidates, leads recruitment of military veterans, and travels globally for Tuck. Though you may have heard this Continue Reading 


Part I: Recruiting Advice for the Consulting Industry from Career Development Office Expert

CDO, February 12, 2015

Stephen Pidgeon T’07 is an associate director of the CDO and author of the books How to Get a Job in Consulting and Case Interviews for Beginners. How should someone prepare for fit interviews for the consulting industry? The most important thing is to understand what competencies the companies Continue Reading 


What makes Tuck distinctive? Why Tuck?

Admissions, February 10, 2015

Last week, we honed in on researching business schools, an important step from the previous week's "getting started checklist."  Today, we narrow our focus even further to talk about something everyone around here is pretty passionate about...Tuck!  Reading Tuck360 is a great way to Continue Reading 


4 Must Ask Questions When Researching Business Schools

Admissions, February 04, 2015

Last week, the Admissions Committee offered a comprehensive list to get you started on the journey to your MBA. Today, we focus specifically on researching programs and schools. This step will likely be ongoing and should not be minimized. An MBA is a big investment in terms of money and Continue Reading 


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