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 Netherlands GIX

Guest Student Contributor, April 27, 2016

Part I by Anthony Hemming T’17 Going into the GIX, I felt like I had a basic idea of the differences between the U.S. and Dutch health care systems, but what I wanted to understand was why the Dutch system is organized the way it is, and if Continue Reading 


What We Learned: The 2016 South Africa GIX

Guest Student Contributor, April 25, 2016

By T'17s Lane McVey and Vishnu Malli During the South Africa GIX, which was led by Professor Phil Stocken, we visited Johannesburg and Cape Town, spending time at the Pilanesberg National Park during the intervening weekend. At the park, we met with the Chief Ecology Officer of Continue Reading 


2016 IPADE Business School Case Competition in Mexico

Guest Student Contributor, April 20, 2016

By Katelyn Baldwin T'17 Katelyn is from Wasilla, Alaska. She graduated from Stanford in 2009 with a BA in international relations and minors in African and Middle Eastern languages and Jewish studies. Before Tuck, she spent nearly five years in international development working for Chemonics International, an implementing partner of the Continue Reading 


7 Traits of our Strongest Applicants

Admissions, April 19, 2016

While each candidate has their own unique story and path, there are traits that successful applicants generally have in common. In our experience, the following seven have resonated strongest and most often.  1) They’re prepared. They can clearly and articulately communicate why they want an MBA, how Continue Reading 


Which school should I attend?

Admissions, April 14, 2016

After months (and sometimes years) of getting to know you through your application, your interview, emails, and conversations…we know you’re pretty phenomenal! We also know there are other MBA programs that think so too. And now, with enrollment deadlines right around the corner, you have Continue Reading 


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 


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