Tuck 360: MBA Blog

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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Alaska Native, Stanford Grad, Pilot: Meet Katelyn T’17

Guest Student Contributor, August 07, 2015

By Katelyn Baldwin T'17 Katelyn is an incoming T’17 from Wasilla, Alaska. She graduated from Stanford in 2009 with a BA in international relations and minors in African and Middle Eastern languages and Jewish studies. Before Tuck, she spent nearly five years in international development working for Chemonics International, an Continue Reading 


Tuck’s 2015-2016 Application is Open!

Admissions, August 06, 2015

Tuck's 2015-2016 application is now open! For us, the application process is meant to provide a platform that allows applicants to fully express their candidacy by presenting their accomplishments and sharing their goals and vison for who they strive to become. And, it’s a process we consistently Continue Reading 


Ready For Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, July 31, 2015

By Archit Mehta T'17 Archit is an incoming T’17. A chartered accountant and a CPA by background, Archit spent four years in finance consulting with Deloitte India before Tuck. Outside of work and studies, he enjoys soccer, cricket and reading. Archit can be reached at archit.mehta.tu17 Continue Reading 


“No school does social impact quite like Tuck”

Guest Student Contributor, July 30, 2015

By Eric Giles T'16 Eric is a career switcher who transitioned from an education nonprofit—Teach For America—to the health care sector. He hopes to expand health access to all populations. Whether or not you came from, or are headed towards, a socially-oriented career, how well a Continue Reading 


Get to Know Us

Admissions, July 27, 2015

The Tuck MBA experience is based on complete engagement with our community, our faculty, and our curriculum. You can't be anonymous here. Every student at Tuck thrives with individual attention, unparalleled access to resources, and the confidence that your future is taken seriously. Even before you step foot Continue Reading 


Q&A with Sudershan “Suds” Tirumala T’10

Admissions, July 14, 2015

MBA Crystal Ball recently sat down with Sudershan “Suds” Tirumala T’10, Tuck's regional director for India and South East Asia, to discuss Tuck's admissions process. Suds addressed:  The MBA application process Comparing GMAT scores versus GRE scores Tuck MBA deadlines Application essays Scholarships Continue Reading 


Your Reapplicant Strategy

Admissions, July 07, 2015

By Pat Harrison  Pat Harrison is Senior Associate Director of Admissions, Recruiting and Enrollment at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. She oversees Tuck’s reading and interviewing process and focuses on the recruitment of women. She has been with Tuck since 2003.  I have been getting Continue Reading 


From Hanover to Hollywood: Musings on Life, Learning, and Love

Guest Student Contributor, July 06, 2015

By Josh Hamilton T’15 I moved to Hanover filled with a little bit of nervousness, a dose of confidence, and a great deal of hope. Nervousness? I admit it—I felt it. Deciding to leave my home and friends to pursue a full-time MBA at Tuck was Continue Reading 


ICYMI: Recap of Live Facebook Chat with CDO Director Jonathan Masland

CDO, June 30, 2015

On March 4, Jonathan Masland, director of Tuck's Career Development Office, took over the Tuck Facebook page to answer any and all career-related questions. In case you missed it, here is a full transcript of the chat.  Tuck School: CDO Director Jonathan Masland is taking over our Facebook page! Continue Reading 


7 Traits of a Successful Applicant

Admissions, June 29, 2015

While each candidate has their own unique story and path, there are traits that successful applicants generally have in common. In our experience, the following seven have resonated strongest and most often.  1) They’re prepared. They can clearly and articulately communicate why they want an MBA, how it Continue Reading 


New SafeRides App Helps Tuckies Get Home Safely

Guest Student Contributor, June 25, 2015

By Neil Kulkarni T’16 Neil is a first-year student at Tuck who spent the past four years working in strategy consulting at Deloitte advising clients in the CPG and health care industries. Neil is currently the technology representative on the Student Board and is also actively involved in tripod Continue Reading 


Considering b-school? Advice for Recent Grads

Admissions, June 23, 2015

It's already been a week since Dartmouth held a beautiful commencement ceremony honoring 1,093 undergraduates. First, congratulations to Dartmouth's Class of 2015 and all other recent graduates! You definitely deserve a moment to reflect, prepare, and celebrate. However, when the final pieces of confetti have been swept up and you Continue Reading 


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