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 We Learned: The 2016 Cuba GIX

Guest Student Contributor, April 13, 2016

By Nicole Daniele T'16 My decision to attend the Cuba GIX was motivated by two factors. First, visiting Cuba has always been on my bucket list, so the chance to travel there with one of the first groups from Dartmouth was incredibly compelling. Second, I’d yet to participate Continue Reading 


MBA Student, World Traveler, Photographer

Guest Contributor, April 11, 2016

There's a new addition to the walls outside of Tuck's classrooms: the stunning photography of Santhosh Havanagi T'17. From Dartmouth's Baker-Berry Library, to a starry night over Tuck Hall, Santhosh's photography captures the unique beauty of the Tuck School campus and Hanover.  About Santhosh Havanagi Continue Reading 


CDO Weighs In: Recruiting Advice for the Tech Industry

CDO, April 10, 2016

Mathias Machado T’09 is an associate director of Tuck's Career Development Office. Discuss how you’d prepare for fit interviews for the tech industry. One of the things about tech to keep in mind is that it’s not the same as consulting or investment banking Continue Reading 


Brazilience: What We Learned on the 2016 Brazil GIX

Guest Student Contributor, April 06, 2016

By Sherry Sun T’17 & Emily Niehaus T’17 Sherry grew up in China and lived in Finland for a few years before she came to the U.S. She graduated from Boston University Questrom School of Business in 2011 with a major in Business Administration and Management. Before Tuck, Continue Reading 


Top 3 Reasons for Choosing Tuck: Military Edition

Admissions, April 05, 2016

We asked a couple members of our Armed Forces Alumni Association (AFAA) what their top 3 reasons for choosing Tuck were. Here's what they had to say... Sam F. Courtney, T’17 Sam grew up in Auburn, WA and is a 2010 graduate of Stanford University with a BA in Public Continue Reading 


Get to Know a Tuckie: Ashley Cousins T’17

Guest Student Contributor, April 04, 2016

Ashley Cousins T’17 is from Charlottesville, Virginia. She attended Spelman College in Atlanta Georgia where she studied economics. Prior to Tuck, she worked for Google and then Delta, where she was focused on international partnerships. This summer she is interning at Esteé Lauder. Did you know during your Continue Reading 


Military Visit Day (Sneak Peek): Tips for Applicants

Admissions, March 31, 2016

By David Donahue T'17   On Tuesday, I shared my personal path to the Marines and then to Tuck. Today, looking back at the application process, there are a few tips I would give to business school applicants with military backgrounds (a small dose of the kind of things you' Continue Reading 


What We Learned: The 2016 India GIX

Guest Student Contributor, March 30, 2016

By Chris Lau T'17 Traveling to India with nine other Tuckies this past spring break was truly an eye-opening experience. The focus of our expedition was reverse innovation and design thinking. Tuck partnered with the Indian School of Business (ISB) for a six-day trip from Hyderabad to Mumbai, utilizing several Continue Reading 


Why This Marine Chose Tuck

Admissions, March 29, 2016

By David Donahue T'17   Going to business school was not even on my radar while I was in the Marines.  I didn’t know its purpose or who it was intended for. I grew up in a small town west of Boston and attended Bowdoin College in Continue Reading 


CDO Weighs In: Recruiting Advice for the Consulting Industry

CDO, March 28, 2016

Stephen Pidgeon T’07 is an associate director of the Career Development Office (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 Continue Reading 


A Summer Internship at Converse

Guest Student Contributor, March 23, 2016

By Matthew Wheeler T'16 Sneakers everywhere, I remember thinking, when I walked into Converse Headquarters last winter to interview for a summer internship position. The sneakers, rock-and-roll music, and street art throughout the office were a jarring departure from the more traditional, corporate environment I worked in prior to Continue Reading 


Is getting an MBA right for you?

Admissions, March 22, 2016

Is getting an MBA right for you? This USA Today article was published in November, but it’s just as relevant today. If you’re starting to gear up in order to submit MBA applications this fall, you’re off to a good start. The strongest applications Continue Reading 


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