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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Helping Nonprofits & Increasing Experience: Tuck Student Consulting Services

Guest Student Contributor, February 20, 2015

By Alex Rogalski T'15 Alex is a second-year student at Tuck. After receiving his BA at Connecticut College, he joined Cambridge Associates in their Boston office where he spent four years helping nonprofit institutions invest their assets. Born and raised in Hanover, NH, Alex was thrilled to be able to Continue Reading 


From Military to MBA

Admissions, February 19, 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. Though you may have heard this Continue Reading 


Tuck OnSite Global Consulting—Kuddle in Oslo, Norway

Guest Student Contributor, February 18, 2015

By Sarah Boole T'15 Sarah is a second-year student at Tuck. She attended Hamilton College for her undergraduate degree. Before Tuck, Sarah worked in consumer insights for Communispace Corporation, serving clients in the consumer packaged goods, retail, health care, and pharmaceutical industries. After graduation, she will be moving to Minneapolis Continue Reading 


Path to Technology

Guest Student Contributor, February 17, 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 


Day in the life of a first-year Tuckie

Guest Student Contributor, February 13, 2015

By Dominic Yau T’16 Dominic grew up in Hong Kong and London. After graduating from University of Warwick in 2008 with a bachelor’s in mathematics, he worked as an insurance underwriter for Markel International. Dominic enjoys playing rugby, tripod hockey, and reading outside of the classroom. I had Continue Reading 


Part I: Recruiting Advice for the Consulting Industry from Career Development Office Expert

CDO, February 12, 2015

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. How should someone prepare for fit interviews for the consulting industry? The most important thing is to understand what competencies the companies Continue Reading 


Tuck OnSite Global Consulting – Beijing, China

Guest Student Contributor, February 11, 2015

By Divya Belavadi T'15 Divya Belavadi spent 4 years working in pharmaceutical supply chain management at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals.  While at Tuck, she interned for the Vermont Creamery, a gourmet butter and cheese company, on their recently launched goat dairy.  Upon graduation, Divya is looking forward to returning to her Continue Reading 


What makes Tuck distinctive? Why Tuck?

Admissions, February 10, 2015

Last week, we honed in on researching business schools, an important step from the previous week's "getting started checklist."  Today, we narrow our focus even further to talk about something everyone around here is pretty passionate about...Tuck!  Reading Tuck360 is a great way to Continue Reading 


Sharing Economy—Access Beyond Ownership

Kelli C. Pippin, February 09, 2015

Guest post by Kelli Pippin of Tuck’s Center for Digital Strategies. The Center for Digital Strategies at Tuck focuses on enabling business strategy. Digital strategies and information technology that harness a company's unique competencies can push business strategy to a new level. At the center, we foster Continue Reading 


Tuck’s Student Presidents Look Back at 2014, Look to the Future

Guest Student Contributor, February 05, 2015

By John Wheelock T’15 and Claire Galiette T’16 John spent seven years in consulting in the financial services industry in New York City before coming to Tuck. He spent his summer working with Doblin, the innovation group within Monitor Deloitte, and will be returning to their Washington Continue Reading 


4 Must Ask Questions When Researching Business Schools

Admissions, February 04, 2015

Last week, the Admissions Committee offered a comprehensive list to get you started on the journey to your MBA. Today, we focus specifically on researching programs and schools. This step will likely be ongoing and should not be minimized. An MBA is a big investment in terms of money and Continue Reading 


Tips from the CDO: Non-Traditional Career Paths and Career Switches

CDO, February 02, 2015

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 


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