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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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So you’re on the waitlist. Now what?

Admissions, December 22, 2015

We know “waitlist” wasn't the decision you were hoping for last Thursday. 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 applications and the pool is Continue Reading 


What to Wear to Stay Warm This Winter

Guest Contributor, December 18, 2015

By Megan Kelso TP'17 Megan Kelso is a freelance graphic designer and illustrator for stationery products. You can see her work at http://www.meganlkelso.com. Megan grew up in Ithaca, New York, studied art at Colgate University, and then lived and worked in Washington, D.C. for several Continue Reading 


CDO Weighs In: What You Should Know about the Career Development Office

CDO, December 17, 2015

Jonathan Masland is director of Tuck’s Career Development Office (CDO). Stephen Pidgeon T’07 is an associate director of the CDO and author of the books How to Get a Job in Consulting and Case Interviews for Beginners. Question: What should every Tuck student know about the CDO? Continue Reading 


America’s Economic Future Speaker Series Brings Presidential Candidates to Campus

Guest Student Contributor, December 16, 2015

By Tony Sampson T'16 Tony is a second-year student at Tuck and an MBA fellow at the Center for Global Business and Government. Prior to arriving in Hanover, he worked in bank regulation and capital policy at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. Tony earned a Bachelor of Continue Reading 


Q&A with Peter Fisher: The Fed Increase & The Economy

Guest Contributor, December 15, 2015

Peter Fisher is a senior lecturer at Tuck, a senior fellow at Tuck's Center for Global Business and Government, and senior director of the BlackRock Investment Institute. At BlackRock, Fisher helps leverage the firm’s expertise across asset classes, client groups and regions to produce information Continue Reading 


A Day in the Life of a First Year: Wendy Wong

Guest Student Contributor, December 11, 2015

By Wendy Wong T'17 Wendy is a T’17 originally from the Boston area. She attended Boston University, where she studied finance, marketing, and entrepreneurship. After graduating, Wendy worked in the retail sector, where she specialized in business strategy. Most recently, she worked for a retailer based in Florida before Continue Reading 


Tuckies Helping Tuckies: The Social Impact Space in Seattle

Guest Student Contributor, December 09, 2015

By Anjali Patel T'17 Anjali is a first-year student at Tuck. Originally from Philadelphia, Anjali studied industrial and operations engineering at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.  The “pay it forward” mentality is deeply instilled within the student body and administration at Tuck and extends to alumni without Continue Reading 


Hit Submit with Gusto: Your Finishing Touches Checklist

Admissions, December 08, 2015

At this time of the year, your to-do list is likely to include baking, shopping, and holiday parties. But if you're submitting an application as part of Tuck's January Round, the January 6 deadline is right around the corner. Don't let your hectic schedule prevent you Continue Reading 


Tuck: Where Voices Are Heard #TuckDivCo

Guest Student Contributor, December 04, 2015

By Shruti Nambiar T'17 Shruti grew up and worked in various regions in India. She studied civil engineering and worked as a field engineer at Schlumberger in Russia and India. Her long-term career goal after Tuck is to connect her background in technology with Continue Reading 


5 Steps to Feeling Financially Prepared for an MBA

Financial Aid, December 02, 2015

By Kristy Snow Kristy Snow is an assistant director of financial aid at Tuck and has been a part of the team for 18 years. She is the webmaster for the Financial Aid Office (FAO) website, prepares literature, and works on special projects. She also participates in awarding and packaging Continue Reading 


A Few Words on Immersing Yourself

Guest Student Contributor, December 01, 2015

By Shashank Munjal T'17 Shashank is a first-year student at Tuck who received his BSME from Purdue University. He previously worked for Cummins Inc. in Columbus, IN. Everyday, I experience Hanover’s beautiful outdoors during my commute to Tuck. My walk, which is part of the Appalachian Trail, Continue Reading 


Thank you! From Tuck Admissions

Admissions, November 25, 2015

Hi Tuck 360 readers! As Thanksgiving approaches for those of us in the US, it’s a natural time to think about things that we’re grateful for. One thing that comes up all the time in our office, now and throughout the year, is how thankful we are Continue Reading 


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