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Q&A with Tuck Student Ambassador: Tanvi Nayar

Admissions, February 14, 2017

Tuck's Student Ambassador Team collaborates with the Admissions Office to share their Tuck experience with prospective students. The Team is structured by geographical region, with an SAT Captain leading each. In the following months, we'll introduce you to them. Today, meet Tanvi Nayar, T'18 and India Co-Captain. Please Continue Reading 


Why Applying to B-School is like Writing a Movie Script

Admissions, February 10, 2017

It’s awards season! In honor of the upcoming Oscars, we cordially invite you to subscribe to the critically acclaimed Tuck 360: MBA Blog. (Evening gowns and tuxedos are encouraged, but not required.) And now in its debut viewing, it is our greatest pleasure to present, “Why Continue Reading 


A Minimal Waste Conference: Tuck BSC 2017

Guest Contributor, February 09, 2017

Catherine Boysen T’18 (right) is spearheading an effort to make this year’s Business & Society Conference a “minimal waste conference.” I sat down with her recently to talk about her goals, why she’s inspired, and the impact she hopes her initiative will have. Continue Reading 


Telling the Tuck Alumni Story in a New Way

Guest Contributor, February 08, 2017

Tuck recently launched a new online feature highlighting the diverse and rewarding paths our alumni embark on after they graduate, and the role Tuck played in their success. Alumni Stories is the new home of alumni content and gives us an opportunity to share the story of the incredible Tuck Continue Reading 


Career Coach: Top 3 Questions on the Consulting Industry

CDO, February 06, 2017

By Stephen Pidgeon T’07 I get a lot of questions from people who are thinking of doing an MBA and are interested in consulting as a post-MBA career. Here are some of the common ones: Do I need consulting experience to be a consultant? No! Consulting companies who recruit Continue Reading 


Why Applying to B-school is like Preparing for the Super Bowl

Admissions, February 03, 2017

Getting ready to kick-off the MBA application process? Some color commentary for the football minded: Why applying to b-school is like preparing for the Super Bowl.   You’ve been getting ready for this your whole life (even if you didn’t know it). This is a holistic Continue Reading 


Energy Trek to Green Mountain Power’s Stafford Hill Solar Farm

Guest Student Contributor, February 01, 2017

By Meghna Kedia T’18 I don’t consider myself a morning person. My gym buddy would attest to that. But when it came to waking up at 7:00 a.m. on a chilly November day in Hanover to trek towards the Stafford Hill Solar Farm in Rutland, VT, I Continue Reading 


How Aspen Skiing Company is Approaching Sustainability

Guest Student Contributor, January 30, 2017

By Katrina Goulden T’18 Climate change is in the spotlight now more than ever, and several companies have started taking steps towards becoming more environmentally friendly. For the most part, these initial steps involve switching out traditional incandescent lightbulbs for LED alternatives or getting the latest high efficiency hand-dryer Continue Reading 


Engaging on Public Policy: Reflections on Inauguration Week Panels

Justine Kohr, January 27, 2017

During the week of the presidential inauguration, faculty and policy experts across Tuck and Dartmouth came together to discuss potential policy changes under a Republican White House and Congress. Topics included energy and the environment, health care, immigration, terrorism, education, trade, and more. Nearly 500 people from the Dartmouth and Upper Continue Reading 


The Sage of Omaha: Words of Wisdom from Warren Buffett

Guest Student Contributor, January 24, 2017

By Erica Toews T'18 Last weekend, the Investment Club took 20 Tuck students to Omaha, Nebraska to meet Warren Buffett. We spent the morning at a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary called Nebraska Furniture Mart, the nation’s largest home furnishing store. Rose Blumkin (“Mrs. B”), an immigrant from Russia Continue Reading 


Straight Outta Q&A: Centers & Initiatives

Stephanie Butler, January 18, 2017

This afternoon, I hosted our daily “Q&A with an Admissions Officer” session. Like many other days (most, really), the prospective student visitors had questions about Tuck’s Research Centers and Initiatives—today it happened to be the Revers Center for Energy and the Center Continue Reading 


The Dynamics Inside Tuck’s AdCom

Admissions, January 10, 2017

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an Admissions Officer? How it feels? In his new post on MBA Crystal Ball, Suds gives you a peek into the dynamics of Tuck’s Admissions Committee.   By Sudershan Tirumala T’10 Associate Director of Continue Reading 


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