Tuck360: 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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Exploring Boston’s Startup Scene

Guest Student Contributor, March 02, 2018

By Sajeev Popat T’19 At the end of January, 20 Tuck students "ventured” out of Hanover into Boston to explore the startup scene in Boston. Over the course of two days, we visited four startups in marketing, health care, cloud infrastructure, and fintech as well as four VCs with Continue Reading 

What We Learned: 2018 Tuck Private Equity Conference

Guest Student Contributor, February 28, 2018

By Lauren Baldwin T’19 Tuck’s 13th annual Private Equity Conference brought together nearly 250 professionals and students to discuss current trends in the industry and to share best practices in a competitive environment. I’d like to highlight a few themes from the conference, and thoughts from Continue Reading 

Endurance Companies: Entrepreneurship in Hanover

Guest Student Contributor, February 28, 2018

By Erica Toews T'18 Braden Pan T’15 hosted the Entrepreneurship Club at Endurance Companies in downtown Hanover. Located in the old Rosey Jekes building, which has been a coffee shop and high-end women’s clothing store, Endurance shares space with startups Picaboo and Vidigami. Endurance is Continue Reading 

Emerging Market Exposure at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, February 22, 2018

By Kristin Unruh T’19 This might sound surprising, but one of the main reasons I came to Tuck was to get exposure to emerging markets.  Between Global Insight Expeditions, international First-Year Projects (FYPGO), school clubs, and classes, there are a lot of ways to feed my passion for Continue Reading 

Tuck OnSite Global Consulting Project in Tokyo, Japan

Guest Student Contributor, February 22, 2018

By Kohei Suwabe T'18 Japan is my home country and I worked in Japan for seven years prior to Tuck. When I was assigned to the OnSite Global Consulting project in Tokyo, Japan, I considered myself fluent in Japanese business culture and expected to primarily learn core consulting skills through Continue Reading 

My Favorite Professors at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, February 16, 2018

By Ana Belén Mañón Suárez T'18 Coming to Tuck was the best decision I’ve made in my life. It’s hard to pick a single favorite thing here, but, as a person who came to Hanover to get inspired, I Continue Reading 

Considering an MBA? Start Here

Admissions, January 30, 2018

If you’re considering an MBA, don’t start with the GMAT—start here: Think about YOU. Think about your career path so far, the decisions you’ve made along the way, and where you want to be two years from now, ten years from now, Continue Reading 

Military & Financing Your MBA

Admissions, January 23, 2018

Let’s not mince words: MBAs are expensive. As a US military service member, you have resources available that may make the cost of an MBA, especially at Tuck, a much less daunting proposition. Be sure to explore all your financing opportunities so you understand what schools offer and Continue Reading 

TUCKCAST: Get to Know Tuck Associate Dean Praveen Kopalle

Guest Contributor, January 19, 2018

In the latest edition of TuckCast, Alen Amini T’18 sits down with Praveen Kopalle, associate dean for the Tuck MBA program and the Signal Companies’ Professor of Management. Kopalle shares more about his role at Tuck, what he’s currently researching, and his advice for prospective students Continue Reading 

Why Travel? A Tuck MBA Weighs In

Guest Student Contributor, January 04, 2018

By Tanvi Nayar T’18 If you are budgeting for school right now, then this post is for you. For starters, please add a new line item for traveling in that excel model you have created. I cannot, cannot, CANNOT stress enough the importance of traveling and exploring different cultures. Continue Reading 


Admissions, December 19, 2017

We know “waitlist” wasn't the decision you were hoping for. But rather than seeing this in a completely negative light, keep in mind that being waitlisted indicates there were many strengths in your application. Tuck receives a lot of applications and the pool is very competitive. Continue Reading 

Why I Left the Military and Chose Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, December 12, 2017

By Mike Keating If my decision to join the military was the best decision I ever made, then deciding to separate after eight years was the hardest. I felt lucky to be a member of teams which accomplished so much. I grew enormously, developed a great deal of confidence, and Continue Reading 

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