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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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Fall at Tuck: My Top 5 Favorite Moments

Guest Student Contributor, February 04, 2016
By Emma He T’17 Tuck has become my home away from home. My first fall at Tuck was full of challenges and fun—here are five experiences I enjoyed the most. 1. Mini Hockey League Ice hockey is a key tradition for students at Tuck. Hockey is separated into Continue Reading >>

So You Want to Work with an Admissions Consultant

Admissions, February 02, 2016 | 1 comment
It’s not a secret. MBA candidates use admissions consultants. Not all of you, we know. But enough, and we want to address the use of consultants head on. There are appropriate and inappropriate ways to engage admissions consulting services. So let’s answer some questions about using Continue Reading >>

Media in Bohemia: TuckGo Consults in Prague

Guest Student Contributor, January 28, 2016
By Giuliana Vetrano T’16 To me, the definition of education is an experience that makes you think differently about something you thought you understood. That’s why I view the three weeks I spent in Prague this December as a keystone of my Tuck education. Having just completed Continue Reading >>

CDO Weighs In: Entrepreneurship in Action at Tuck & Dartmouth

CDO, January 25, 2016
Joaquin Villarreal T’08 is executive director of the Entrepreneurship Initiative at Tuck. Mathias Machado T’09 is an associate director of the Career Development Office. Q: What entrepreneurial resources are available at Tuck? JV: The support we provide to entrepreneurs really mimics the support provided to any Continue Reading >>

Whirlwind: Fall Term at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, January 22, 2016
By Megan Farrell T'17 After finishing up my pre-term canoeing trip and orientation, I was ready to begin the school year. Meeting my study group for the first time was something I had been anxiously anticipating. Our first assignment was to act as consultants for a local nature magazine. The Continue Reading >>

Differentiating Yourself as an (Indian) Applicant

Admissions, January 19, 2016
Much of Suds’ MBA application advice is universal, but it is perhaps most applicable to those from India. After all, Sudershan Tirumala T’10 is Associate Director of Admissions, Regional Director of India and South East Asia, and a proud Tuck alumnus, so he knows a thing or Continue Reading >>

Ask Me Anything: T’16s Remi Evans and Dan Linge

Guest Contributor, January 15, 2016
Remi Evans T’16, is originally from Colorado and graduated from Trinity College in 2011, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience with a minor in Math & Computer Science.  Prior to Tuck she worked at Citigroup, Inc. in New York City as an investment banking Continue Reading >>

5 Reasons to Attend Admitted Students Weekend

Guest Student Contributor, January 12, 2016
By Kiley Winsnes T'16 Why should you attend Admitted Students Weekend (ASW)? 1.) You’re not sure if Tuck is the right school for you. I know—really starting off on a creative foot here. But seriously, let’s not ignore the obvious reason for attending any Continue Reading >>

Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Bernardo Barrera Montemayor T’08

Guest Contributor, January 11, 2016
Bernardo Barrera Montemayor T'08 is a managing partner in a boutique consulting firm in Monterrey Mexico, Growth & Profit Consulting. He previously worked in BCG's Boston Office and Cemex Mexico. He finds time to teach Case Analysis at IPADE's full-time MBA and spend time with his Continue Reading >>

CDO Weighs In: Non-Traditional Career Paths and Career Switches

CDO, January 07, 2016
Jonathan Masland is director of Tuck’s Career Development Office (CDO). 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. Question: What are the top non-traditional career paths or industries Continue Reading >>

An MBA Safari: Interviewing Farmers in the Heart of Kenya

Guest Student Contributor, January 06, 2016
By Aditya Shah T'16 Aditya is a second-year student at Tuck from Mumbai, India. Prior to Tuck, he worked in his family’s tea manufacturing and exports business in India and Russia. He is deeply passionate about all things food, and post-Tuck will join General Mills Inc. in Continue Reading >>

4 Tips to Nail the Admissions Interview

Admissions, January 05, 2016
With the January Round applicant initiated interview deadline just a few weeks away (January 29, 2016), the Admissions hallway is buzzing once again. There are still some spots available, but in order to guarantee yourself an opportunity to tell your story, talk with current students, ask questions to Admissions, and Continue Reading >>

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