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.

Field notes from a summer

Andrew M. - T'14, July 24, 2013

The summer is more than halfway over, and classmates have begun the countdown to when they get to return to Tuck.  Excitement of returning is currently overwhelming the growing sense of foreboding that comes with entering the second—and final—year.  As a lover of puns Continue Reading 


Forte MBA Women’s Leadership Conference - Find Your Space, Take Your Place

Blog Guest, July 10, 2013

Tanya is a member of the Tuck Class of 2015 and a Forte Fellow. Tuck is a proud sponsor of the Forte Foundation, which works with major corporations and top business schools to launch women into fulfilling, significant careers.  As a Forte Fellow, Tanya is presented many benefits including participation Continue Reading 


The Power of Tuck - Early Reflections of a T’15

Blog Guest, July 08, 2013

Ankit Sood is an incoming T'15 from India, where he worked in human resources and consulting for the previous 4 years.  He is raring to start life in Hanover with his fellow Tuckies.  Having blogged as an applicant, Ankit now looks to pay it forward to future Tuckies by Continue Reading 


Career exploration at Tuck

Stephen Pidgeon, June 27, 2013

Business School is a fantastic opportunity to reinvent yourself, or to make a significant change in your career path. When I came here as a student (back in the mists of time in 2005!) I pictured myself taking the two years to really think about what kind of career would be Continue Reading 


One Year Ago

Blog Guest, June 18, 2013

Carolyn Sherry is eagerly anticipating her move from Phoenix, AZ to Hanover so she can begin her Tuck journey with her 2015 classmates.  Carolyn has always wanted to try out blogging and she's excited to write about her Tuck experience.  Look for future posts!   One Continue Reading 


ASW 2013

Marcy H. TP'14, April 27, 2013

Last weekend was this year's much-anticipated Admitted Students Weekend. It was a little strange and a lot exciting to see the "Welcome Class of 2015" banner up on the Tuck building. Zach was on campus on Friday to help welcome the prospective T'15s during registration, and then Saturday was Continue Reading 


Leading Voices in Higher Education: Anne-Marie Slaughter

Marcy H. TP'14, April 22, 2013

A couple weeks ago Dr Anne-Marie Slaughter came to Dartmouth and gave a lecture titled "Why Women Still Can't Have It All: Getting to a Place of Equal Opportunity." The lecture was part of Dartmouth's Leading Voices in Higher Education speaker series, and organized in part through Tuck' Continue Reading 


Competitive, but not impossible.

Stephanie B. - Admissions, March 12, 2013

Final b-school application rounds are notoriously the most competitive; the majority of ‘seats’ have been filled and, in many cases, much of the scholarship money has been allocated.  Although the climb may be steeper, reaching the finish line via the final application round is possible.  We Continue Reading 


Ring in the new!

Andrew M. - T'14, December 13, 2012

Tomorrow's the big day!  To echo Claire, all of us here are sending positive vibes and best wishes to all of the applicants who find out tomorrow!  It's hard to believe that a day after we finish our Fall B term, we'll start welcoming the Continue Reading 


CDO Interview: What are the biggest misconceptions students have about the internship and job search

Alice L. – T’14, December 04, 2012

Alumni and recruiters are much more helpful and willing to engage you than you think. They are excited to come back to campus to meet Tuck students. Also, don’t underestimate how much your classmates can help in your job search – everyone comes from all different kinds of Continue Reading 


CDO Insights: Recruiting support for off-campus recruiting and for international students

Alice L. – T’14, November 29, 2012

One-third of our class is international and the Career Development Office (CDO) provides additional support for these students throughout the recruiting process:     Bidding: 50% of the on-campus interview slots are selected by the recruiters. The additional 50% are open for anyone to bid using a points system. This democratizes the Continue Reading 


Shopping in the area

Claire B. TP14, November 26, 2012

"The nearest Target is an hour away, and the nearest Bed Bath and Beyond is an hour and fifteen minutes!!" How ever is one supposed to move into a new place without these two staples??  I remember hearing those distances and thinking our move to Tuck would be a Continue Reading 


Career reflections and CDO insights

Alice L. – T’14, November 22, 2012

I am back in LA for the Thanksgiving holiday and it’s finally given me a chance to take a step back from the whirlwind that is business school. On my way home, I stopped by Boston and met up with my old boss (also a Tuckie). He loved Continue Reading 


Recruiting off campus

Dennis D. - T'14, November 16, 2012

There are two primary ways which you can source your summer internship and full-time job: (i) on-campus, with large firms coming to campus for interviews (think investment banks, global companies, consulting), and (ii) off-campus, where you determine the job you want and network your way into it. The main advantage Continue Reading 


Living in Hanover: Indoor Play (or, keeping the kiddoes busy when it’s too cold to play outside)

Marcy H. TP'14, November 13, 2012

The weather has held up well enough so far this year (it was sunny and in the 60's yesterday!) so we've been enjoying lots of outdoor play while it's been so nice. However, as the days grow colder and daylight becomes more scarce we'll need to find Continue Reading 


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