Tuck 360: MBA Blog tagged with first year

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.

Time ... AKA Priority Management

Guest Student Contributor, October 23, 2014

By Morgan Holl T'16 Morgan hails from the Washington, D.C. area. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia where he majored in economics and Spanish. Prior to arriving in Hanover, Morgan was a civilian employee in the Department of Defense, most recently in Germany, where he Continue Reading 


Exploring the Marketing World: Marketing Career Trek Part II

CDO, October 22, 2014

By Lizzie Napier T’91 Lizzie Napier is an associate director in Tuck’s Career Development Office and specializes in the consumer goods, retail, and social enterprise industries. She is a marketing strategy expert, social entrepreneur, and consummate connector: This was my second year accompanying students on the annual Continue Reading 


Exploring the Marketing World: Marketing Career Trek Part I

Guest Student Contributor, October 21, 2014

By Sarah Hayes T’16 Sarah is a first year student at Tuck. Prior to Tuck, she worked in strategic planning at the Travelers Companies in Hartford, CT and as a management consultant at Accenture in Charlotte, NC. Sarah is from Guilford, CT and graduated with a bachelor of science Continue Reading 


A Few Notes on Location or Why it’s Awesome to Live in the Middle of Nowhere

Guest Student Contributor, October 20, 2014

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 


Tuckies Do Boston: The Boston Consulting Trek

Guest Student Contributor, October 07, 2014

By Nicole Daniele T’16 Nicole Daniele T’16 grew up in Edison, New Jersey and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in international relations and Italian. Prior to Tuck, she worked at the Private Bank at J.P. Morgan for five years, in Philadelphia as a Continue Reading 


“The Tuck School and its Center For Business & Society Get It.”

Guest Student Contributor, October 06, 2014

By Avi Sethi T’16 It was past 10 p.m. on August 14th when I arrived in Hanover, NH. While this marked the end of a cross-country road-trip which had started in Palo Alto, CA, it also marked the start of a new journey. There was both a sense of Continue Reading 


Tuckies Go West: The Inaugural Silicon Valley Boot Camp

Guest Student Contributor, September 11, 2014

Giuliana Vetrano, T’16, grew up outside Philadelphia before heading to Boston for college. (As a lifetime East Coaster, she especially enjoyed the Silicon Valley Boot Camp.) She studied history and French as an undergrad at Harvard, and immediately after graduation taught those same two subjects in Connecticut prep schools. Continue Reading 


On My Way to Tuck. First Stop: Silicon Valley

Guest Student Contributor, September 08, 2014

Apurva Sacheti is a T'16 and has past entrepreneurial experience in the quick service restaurant and e-learning sectors in India. Apurva completed his bachelor of engineering in electronics and communication from Birla Institute of Technology Mesra in 2009, where he also chaired the IET Student Chapter Technical Club.   “Even Continue Reading 


The Earlier the Better – Tuck Tech Boot Camp

Guest Student Contributor, September 03, 2014

Jacob Crandall is a T'16 who grew up in Buffalo, NY and attended Case Western Reserve University, graduating with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.  Upon graduation he worked at Newry Corp., a small consulting firm in Cleveland focusing on helping industrial and CPG clients develop growth strategies for Continue Reading 


Club Spotlight: General Management

Guest Student Contributor, August 25, 2014

Some industry clubs are centered on a function (like marketing, consulting, etc) and others are centered on an industry (health care, technology, etc.). And then there’s general management. It’s not really a single function and it’s definitely not an industry. It ends up being Continue Reading 


Club Spotlight: Entrepreneurship Club

Guest Student Contributor, August 13, 2014

For the past two months, I’ve enjoyed a memorable and entrepreneurial summer internship while also fulfilling goals I set when starting at Tuck. But, before getting into those details, I want to share the goal and mandate of the Entrepreneurship Club, which introduced me to some great folks Continue Reading 


Club Spotlight: Tuck Consulting Club

Guest Student Contributor, July 16, 2014

The Tuck Consulting Club is a student-run organization serving students pursuing careers in management, strategy, health care, and organization consulting.  The club has two primary objectives; to help students pursue careers in consulting, and to serve as a point of contact between Tuck students interested in consulting and the Continue Reading 


Club Spotlight: Tuck Technology Club

Guest Student Contributor, July 09, 2014

The Technology Club helps Tuck students learn about the role of MBAs at technology companies and gain exposure to different high-tech industries. Often, members also hold membership in other clubs like Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and General Management in order to better understand a particular area of interest, applying it to their Continue Reading 


Preparing (and getting excited!) for Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, July 01, 2014

Ka Sheung Dominic Yau T’16 grew up in Hong Kong and London. After graduating from the University of Warwick with a BSc in Mathematics, he worked in London for Markel International, a specialist insurer, focusing on underwriting financial institutions insurance and emerging risks. At Tuck, he plans on playing Continue Reading 


Beyond Tuck: Dartmouth Athletics and Carolyn Meyer

Guest Student Contributor, June 26, 2014

About the Series: Tuck offers students a diverse and unique experience, both in and outside of the classroom. While people may consider Hanover, New Hampshire a small town with limited opportunities to pursue one's interest, Tuck’s close relationship with the rest of the Dartmouth community and Upper Continue Reading 


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