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A Conversation with Everest Summiteer James Brooman T’10

Guest Student Contributor, July 12, 2017

James Brooman is a T’10 ex-investment banker who is currently an entrepreneur in the outdoor technology space. He recently climbed Mt. Everest without bottled oxygen. He has also spent two years cycling from Northern Alaska to the southern tip of South America (check out his book  Continue Reading 


Tuck’s 2017-2018 Essay Questions

Admissions, July 11, 2017

Tuck’s essay questions for the 2017-2018 application cycle are now available! The application itself will go live in the coming days, but here’s a head start. Essays: 1) (Required) What are your short and long-term goals? Why is an MBA a critical next step toward achieving Continue Reading 


GMAT, GRE, & GPA…oh my!

Admissions, July 06, 2017

Before we get to the details, it’s important to note that our evaluation process is truly holistic. Each applicant stands out for different reasons, and it’s possible to make up for an area in which you’re less strong in another where you really excel. Continue Reading 


A Veteran’s Transition to Tuck

Guest Contributor, June 30, 2017

This interview was originally featured in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with business students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top programs. Introducing Keal Harter We’d like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you study as an undergrad? Continue Reading 


Center for Digital Strategies Alumni Fellow Spotlight

Guest Contributor, June 29, 2017

This blog originally appeared on Center for Digital Strategies. An Interview with John Greco T’02 Director of Strategy & Corporate Development at Analog Devices Where are you currently working and what type of work are you doing? I currently work at Analog Devices, a diversified semiconductor company that enables Continue Reading 


The Halpern Lecture: Tom Linebarger, CEO of Top Diesel Company, Revs Up the Audience

Guest Contributor, June 15, 2017

The annual Ariel Halpern Lecture on Ethics and Social Responsibility presents prominent individuals who have exemplified principled business leadership in their work and life. By Rachel E. Brooks Building high-performing teams in a global industry is no easy task, but Tom Linebarger of Cummins, the largest maker of diesel engines Continue Reading 


Why I Pursued a Joint Degree at Dartmouth and Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, June 14, 2017

By David Washer T’17 I knew coming into Tuck that I wanted to dedicate my career to serving the social sector and striving for social justice. In my work prior to Tuck, I found that many of the social problems my teams attempted to address often intersected with health, Continue Reading 


International Student Panels: Africa, Europe, Mexico

Admissions, May 31, 2017

Hi Tuck 360 Readers! Tuck’s Student Ambassador Team partners with the Admissions Office to share their Tuck experiences with prospective students around the world. We recently expanded our global reach by adding interactive webinars to the online event line-up. In case you weren’t able to view them Continue Reading 


Tuck Runs For Veterans

Guest Student Contributor, May 26, 2017

By Jon Torbett T'18 Over the last several months, fellow classmate David Bates T’18 and I had the unique privilege to plan and execute Tuck Runs for Veterans, an annual fundraiser organized by the Tuck Armed Forces Alumni Association (AFAA). This year, we partnered with the Veterans Education and Continue Reading 


TuckCast: Meet Assistant Dean Sally Jaeger

Guest Contributor, May 24, 2017

In the latest episode of TuckCast, get to know Sally Jaeger, assistant dean and director of the MBA Program at Tuck. Recipient of the 2016 Tuck Overseers Medal, Sally shares what she loves most about her job and a few of her favorite memories during her more than 20 years at Tuck. Continue Reading 


If at First You Don’t Succeed: Tips for Reapplicants

Admissions, May 23, 2017

Kristin Roth, associate director of admissions, recently hosted a chat on Beat the GMAT titled If at First You Don't Succeed: Tips for Reapplicants. In that same spirit of helping you submit a stronger application than before, we've elaborated on some of her tips&mdash Continue Reading 


Mindfulness Meditation at Tuck—Why Students are Making Time to Practice

Guest Contributor, May 22, 2017

By Carole Gaudet Three T’18s are taking the helm as student leaders of the Tuck Mindfulness Society, a group of students, faculty and staff who meet on campus twice each week to practice meditation together. Catherine Boysen, Zoltan Czinkoczky and Brad Martin are making mindfulness meditation—a Continue Reading 


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