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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.

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TuckCast: Meet Assistant Dean Sally Jaeger

Guest Contributor, May 24, 2017
In the latest episode of TuckCast, get to know Sally Jaeger, assistant dean and director of the MBA Program at Tuck. Continue Reading >>

If at First You Don’t Succeed: Tips for Reapplicants

Admissions, May 23, 2017
Kristin Roth, associate director of admissions, recently hosted a chat on Beat the GMAT titled If at First You Don't Succeed: Tips for Reapplicants. In that same spirit of helping you submit a stronger application than before, we've elaborated on some of her tips&mdash Continue Reading >>

Mindfulness Meditation at Tuck—Why Students are Making Time to Practice

Guest Contributor, May 22, 2017
Three T’18s are taking the helm as student leaders of the Tuck Mindfulness Society, a group of students, faculty and staff who meet on campus twice each week to practice meditation together. Continue Reading >>

For a Strong App in the Fall, do this Now

Admissions, May 16, 2017
It’s that time of year when we start to hear from more and more people who are diligently preparing to submit an application for the next application cycle. Here are a few quick pieces of advice for those diving into the application process: Dig Deep Introspection is key Continue Reading >>

Ganesha’s Blessing: The 2017 India GIX

Guest Student Contributor, May 12, 2017
Professor Anant Sundaram and alumni, Sudershan Tirumala T’10 and Ravi Raj T’07, guided twenty-six Tuck MBA students to Hyderabad and Mumbai to explore growth and empowerment in India. Continue Reading >>

Tuck Students Visit Top-Tier VC Firms in Silicon Valley

Guest Student Contributor, May 10, 2017
By Erica Toews T'18, Jodine Gordon T'18, Masato Morishima T'18 Tuck’s Venture Capital (VC) trek to California provided a fascinating lens through which to view Silicon Valley. Over two days, 26 first-year students visited eight VC firms, one accelerator, and one bank. During these visits, we learned that there Continue Reading >>

TuckCast: Katelyn Baldwin T’17 Talks Global Experience at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, May 08, 2017
In the fourth edition of TuckCast, Alen Amini T’18 sits down with Katelyn Baldwin T'17 to learn more about her global experience at Tuck and her involvement with the Center for Business, Government & Society in bringing former U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte and then New Hampshire Governor Maggie Continue Reading >>

Vietnam in an Era of Reform and Globalization

Guest Student Contributor, May 01, 2017
By Ladji Kouyate T’17 My motivation for attending the Vietnam GIX course during spring break 2017 was very simple: I wanted to understand the factors that led Vietnam to go from a low-income country to a middle-income country. Coming from Cote d’Ivoire, a current low-income country, I thought Continue Reading >>

First Investment for Tuck Social Venture Fund

Guest Student Contributor, April 28, 2017
By Jeff Lazarus T’17 Last month, the Tuck Social Venture Fund (TSVF) made its first investment since its inception more than a year ago: a $25,000 convertible note in Education Modified (“EdMod”), a Boston-based start-up in the education technology space. The company, which helps teachers improve learning outcomes Continue Reading >>

Spring Break in a Conference Room?

Guest Student Contributor, April 26, 2017
By Samuel Goldhar T'18 Choosing to spend the first half of our spring break in a conference room to kick off a 10-week consulting project might seem like a curious decision for a group of first-year Tuck students. Tuckies have amazing options for spring break; organized trips with classmates, international Continue Reading >>

Applying to b-school? Tips to Get Started

Admissions, April 21, 2017
It’s that time of year when we start to hear from people who are diligently preparing to submit an application in the next cycle. Here are a few quick pieces of advice for those in the earlier stages of the process: Dig Deep Introspection is Continue Reading >>

TuckCast: A Conversation with Ema Reid T’17

Guest Contributor, April 20, 2017
In the third edition of TuckCast, Alen Amini T’18 sits down with Ema Reid T’17 to discuss what brought her to Tuck, her advice for prospective applicants, and her experience as a refugee of the Bosnian War.   After Tuck, Ema is headed to the marketing department at Continue Reading >>

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