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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“Tuck is hands-down the most accepting community I’ve ever been a part of”

Guest Student Contributor, June 04, 2015

By Justin Holzwarth T'16 Justin is a first-year student and co-chair of Tuck Pride, Tuck’s LGBT and ally resource and support group. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 2008, majoring in both English and economics. After college, Justin returned home to Atlanta, where he taught ninth-grade literature for two Continue Reading 


Before the GMAT, Look at the Big Picture

Admissions, June 02, 2015

By Kristin Roth Kristin is an Associate Director of Admissions at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and has been with Tuck since 2007. She serves on the admissions committee, reads applications, interviews candidates, leads recruitment of military veterans, and travels globally for Tuck. The class of 2017 isn’t Continue Reading 


My Top 5 Favorite Professors

Guest Student Contributor, June 01, 2015

By Isaac Ipson T'15 Isaac is a second-year student at Tuck who is loving his life in Hanover with his wife and two sons (one and three 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 


That’s A Wrap: 2015 Global Insight Expeditions

Guest Contributor, May 27, 2015

By Lisa Miller, director of Global Insight Expeditions, On-Campus Global Programs The 2015 Global Insight Expeditions (GIXs) have come to a successful conclusion! You’ll find great blog posts by some of the student participants on this site. I thought I’d write a brief post myself providing Continue Reading 


It’s feedback season in the Admissions Office! Some thoughts…

Admissions, May 26, 2015

Greetings from Tuck’s Admissions Office! As you can imagine, admissions is a very cyclical process. During the spring and into the summer one of the things that keeps us busy is offering feedback to candidates who were not admitted. These applicants hope to either strengthen their candidacy while Continue Reading 


Tuckies Head to UAE and Qatar for Global Insight Expedition

Guest Student Contributor, May 22, 2015

By Raphael Bonacci T’15 and Hannah Cohen T’16 Raphael is a second-year student at the Tuck School of Business. He worked in corporate development and investment banking in London and Paris. He has an MSc. in economics and finance from the University of Warwick and a BSc. Continue Reading 


E-Ship Club: A Melting Pot of Entrepreneurial Skills and Resources

Guest Student Contributor, May 21, 2015

By Apurva Sacheti T'16 Apurva Sacheti is a T'16 and part of the Entrepreneurship Club at Tuck. Prior to Tuck, Apurva worked on two entrepreneurial ventures, in the quick service restaurant and e-learning sectors in India respectively. Apurva completed his bachelor of engineering in electronics and communication from Birla Institute Continue Reading 


Faculty Spotlight: Professor Emily Blanchard

Guest Contributor, May 20, 2015

Emily Blanchard is an associate professor of business administration at Tuck. Her work centers on the economics and policy implications of globalization and has been published in leading economics journals, including the Journal of International Economics and the Review of Economics and Statistics.  At Tuck, Blanchard teaches the Continue Reading 


Q&A: What You Need to Know about Careers at Tuck

Admissions, May 19, 2015

One of our responsibilities in the Admissions Office is to talk to prospective students about the diverse array of post-MBA job opportunities and how a multitude of Tuck resources will help you land the right one. Since this is such an important message, we thought we’d take a Continue Reading 


A Glimpse into How Tuck Celebrates Diversity: K-Pop Style

Guest Student Contributor, May 18, 2015

By Sara Mcguigan T'16 Sara grew up the first half of her life in Oakland, California and the second in Plainsboro, NJ. She graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 2008 and spent six years as a Commissioned Officer in the United States Coast Guard. Sara is now a 2016 Continue Reading 


“The Best Trip of My Life”–Georgia and Armenia Global Insight Expedition

Guest Student Contributor, May 13, 2015

Twenty-three students traveled to Georgia and Armenia over spring break for a Global Insight Expedition (GIX). Global Insight Expeditions offer students opportunities to travel to a variety of countries to learn how business is done around the world. They learn about each country's unique business environment, opportunities for social Continue Reading 


A Tuck Partner Who Took Her Career to the Next Level

Guest Contributor, May 12, 2015

By Kayla Greenberg, Tuck Partner (TP) '16 Kayla is a TP'16 who moved from Boston to the Upper Valley with her husband Eliav Kahan. She now works at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) as a nurse practitioner in pediatric neurology. She is an avid member of the book club, Continue Reading 


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