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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“Tucksgiving” 2014: A Family Dinner for 85 People

Guest Student Contributor, December 05, 2014

By Jennifer Tietz T’15 Jennifer Tietz, T’15, grew up in the Midwest before graduating from the US Naval Academy with a BS in Mathematics. She also earned a Master of Engineering Management from Old Dominion University. Prior to Tuck, Jen served as Lieutenant Commander and Nuclear Surface Warfare Continue Reading 


TuckStuff: More Than Just “Stuff”

Guest Student Contributor, December 04, 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 in wealth management in Philadelphia and New York. She has happily traded in her black suits for Continue Reading 


TuckTalks: Many Students, Many Paths to Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, December 03, 2014

By Jane Shiverick T’15, Tuck Bridge ’08 Jane grew up in Bronxville, NY. She graduated from Trinity College in 2008 with a double major in psychology and Italian studies. Before Tuck, she worked in New York City in wine import and distribution. We arrive at Tuck with myriad stories to Continue Reading 


The Best of “Ask Dawna”

Admissions, December 02, 2014

Tuck’s Director of Admissions Dawna Clarke has been sharing her wisdom in the “Ask Dawna” video blog series since 2011.  Always anxious to connect with applicants, tomorrow, December 3, 2014, marks the day Dawna dives into the world of social media for an Ask Me Anything (AMA) event Continue Reading 


Alums Offer Advice to International Students at Tuck: Part 1

Guest Contributor, December 01, 2014

Francis Barel T’05 is a member of Tuck’s European Advisory Board originally from France. He is PayPal’s business development manager for the Middle East and North Africa. Julian Herman T’06 is a member of Tuck’s Latin American Advisory Board originally Continue Reading 


Club Spotlight: Tuck Sustains Brings Environmental Issues to Light at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, November 26, 2014

By Erica Johnston T'15 Erica is a second-year student from Chicago. She studied marketing and international business at Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to Tuck, she worked in operations management in the industrial sector. A career-switcher, Erica has plans to work in brand management within the food industry. Last Continue Reading 


6 Ways to Connect with Tuck before January 6

Admissions, November 25, 2014

In honor of the approaching January 6, 2015 application deadline, we thought we'd share six opportunities to get to know Tuck over the next 41 days. Even if you've done your due diligence and are certain you would be a great fit, there's always something new to learn. Try one Continue Reading 


Tuck’s Electives and Fellowship Opportunities Make Learning Practical

Guest Student Contributor, November 24, 2014

By Deirdre Garrahan T’15 Deirdre Garrahan is a second-year at Tuck. She originally hails from Northern Virginia, is a proud alumna of Wellesley College, and has work experience ranging from working at an investment bank to founding a nonprofit. To relax, she plays on the Tuck soccer and Continue Reading 


A Successful Internship Search

Guest Student Contributor, November 21, 2014

By Isaac Ipson T'15 Isaac is in his second year at Tuck and is loving his life in Hanover with his wife and two sons (one and 3 years old). As an undergrad, Isaac studied economics and took a two year break to serve a two-year mission for his church in Continue Reading 


What Every Tuck Student Should Know about the Career Development Office

CDO, November 20, 2014

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 should every Tuck student know about the Continue Reading 


How B-School Taught Me to Value the other “F-Word”

Guest Student Contributor, November 19, 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 


4 Steps to Feeling Financially Prepared for an MBA

Financial Aid, November 18, 2014

Kristy Snow is an assistant director of financial aid at Tuck and has been a part of the team for 17 years.  She is the webmaster for the Financial Aid Office (FAO) website, prepares literature, and works on special projects. She also participates in awarding and packaging of financial aid Continue Reading 


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