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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What happens to my application after hitting submit?

Admissions, October 20, 2015

Okay, so you have put your blood, sweat and tears into preparing the perfect application. You double (no triple) checked it for any mistakes – then you hit the submit button. What happens next? Once we get it, we print out the application and put it in a file with Continue Reading 

Monsoon season, sweat, and a trip around the world: My summer internship

Guest Student Contributor, October 14, 2015

By Avi Sethi T'16 Avi is a second-year student at Tuck who previously worked for the NewSchools Venture Fund, a Palo Alto based ed-tech seed investor. Previous to NewSchools, he worked in strategy consulting at Accenture based out of New York City. He started his career as a high school Continue Reading 

Admissions Interview Advice

Admissions, October 13, 2015

In many ways, grad school interviews are similar to job interviews – resume review, behavioral event questions, dialogue, etc. – and we know how intimidating that can be! Interviews at Tuck are in full swing, so here we offer the following advice as you prepare (in addition Continue Reading 

Q&A: How DivCo Helped Solidify My Decision to Come to Tuck

Guest Contributor, October 09, 2015

Dayne Jervis T'17 started at the Tuck School of Business in fall 2015. Prior to Tuck, he worked at BlueMountain Capital Management in New York City where he worked as a team lead in the Equity Derivatives Middle Office group for one year. Before BlueMountain, Dayne worked in the same capacity Continue Reading 

Addressing Tricky Situations

Admissions, October 06, 2015

Let’s talk optional essay. This isn’t really an essay, but it is very optional. Don’t feel like you have to fill the space, just because we’ve offered it. The optional essay is, however, an opportunity for you to tell us anything else Continue Reading 

To the Veterans, From a Veteran

Guest Student Contributor, October 01, 2015

By Dave Dauphinais  Dave is currently enrolled in the joint Masters in Business Administration and Masters in Public Administration program between Tuck and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Prior to going back to school, he spent ten years in the Navy working in Special Operations. He Continue Reading 

Technically Speaking: A Brief FAQ

Admissions, September 29, 2015

Whether it’s your online bank account, new iPhone, or MBA application, technical unknowns can cause a lot of angst. This summer, we adopted a new application platform to make your experience smoother. We’re pretty excited about its clean interface and user friendliness. That said, no matter Continue Reading 

Tuckies Abroad: Summer Travels in Nicaragua

Guest Student Contributor, September 28, 2015

By Eduardo Gonzalez Bruno T'17 Eduardo is a first-year student at Tuck. Originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico, Eduardo graduated from the University of Chicago in 2012 with a BA in Public Policy. Before Tuck, he spent three more years in Chicago working for Discover Financial Services in a variety Continue Reading 

6 technology mega-trends shaping the future of society

Guest Contributor, September 25, 2015

By Hans Brechbuhl, executive director, Glassmeyer/McNamee Center for Digital Strategies Post originally appeared on the World Economic Forum website.  The developments in digital technology of recent years are truly dramatic and their implications far-reaching. And while no-one understands all the changes these developments will bring, most individuals, Continue Reading 

How Outward Bound Prepared Me for Life at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, September 17, 2015

By Elizabeth Ellerhorst T'17 Elizabeth is a first-year student at Tuck. Originally from Cincinnati, OH, Elizabeth graduated from Boston College in 2011 with a degree in International Politics. Before Tuck, Elizabeth spent four years in Chicago working for Deloitte Consulting in the strategy & operations practice working mainly with CPG Continue Reading 

Interview with Director of Admissions Dawna Clarke

Admissions, September 15, 2015

Seeking advice on preparing for or deciding whether to take the GMAT or GRE? Looking for clarity on the differences between Tuck’s application rounds? Curious about why Tuck has a 70.9% alumni giving rate? Accepted.com recently conducted an Admissions Straight Talk podcast with Tuck’s Director of Continue Reading 

A Challenging and Fulfilling Summer Internship

Guest Student Contributor, September 14, 2015

By Amrita Dasgupta T'16 Amrita is a second-year student at Tuck with a background in operations strategy and big data analytics. Her hometown is in Bethesda, MD, but she is excited to see where the next stage of life and her career will take her. After making it Continue Reading 

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