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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Tuck Spotlight: Kelly Stuart T’97, creator of Scrub Bugs

Guest Contributor, March 14, 2016

Kelly Stuart T’97 has almost 20 years of experience building brands and bringing new products to life for consumer goods companies such as Gillette and Procter & Gamble. She is also a mother of two amazing little girls ages six and two. Kelly is currently launching a new product: Continue Reading 


Your MBA Application: Areas for Improvement

Admissions, March 08, 2016

Sometimes we just don’t have all of the credentials, the experience, or the skills we need to ensure we will get to where we want to be. There are times when these challenges can be overcome with hard work, dedicated focus on improving our prospects, and just a Continue Reading 


Building a Different Kind of Startup While at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, March 07, 2016

By Fernando Plubins Schneider T'16 Growing up in Brazil, a series of unfortunate events made my early years in life very challenging. However, everything changed when I met wonderful people during my journey who helped me in many different ways. Some were great mentors who I looked to for advice. Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Duncan McDougall T’87

Guest Contributor, March 02, 2016

Duncan McDougall is the founder and Executive Director of the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) which he has run for 18 years. Duncan has worked as a management consultant, freelance writer, teacher, and public radio commentator. Duncan graduated from the Tuck School of Business in 1987 where he was awarded the Continue Reading 


Get to Know Tuck: Visit

Admissions, March 01, 2016

Researching programs and schools. This step of the application process will likely be ongoing and should not be minimized. While there are several programs that offer a great education, what sets them apart from one another? How do you determine the ever important topic of fit? Probably the best way Continue Reading 


Building a Startup While at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, February 25, 2016

By Rob Thelen T'16 FliQ is my startup. We want to change the way that people interact and exchange information. We have come a long way. FliQ started as a pitch at a Dartmouth start-up weekend (three-day event at the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network (DEN) where you pitch, form a Continue Reading 


Tuck Pride: Growing a Strong Support System at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, February 22, 2016

A Q&A with Gus Zhao T’17. Tell me a little about Tuck Pride and how you found out about it. Tuck Pride's primary goal is to increase LGBT awareness. In addition to a big Tuck ‘Tails event in the fall, Tuck Pride Continue Reading 


Should you apply Round 3? Maybe.

Admissions, February 18, 2016

Ahhhh Round 3. The April Round (as we refer to it at Tuck) is notoriously the most competitive since the majority of the class has been decided. Wait! Don’t go, keep reading! Although the climb may be steeper, reaching the finish line via the final application round IS Continue Reading 


My Summer at Google: Q&A with Rob T’16

Guest Student Contributor, February 16, 2016

A conversation with Robert Thelen T'16 who interned at Google this past summer. Q: What were you doing before Tuck? A: I was a captain in the United States Air Force. I basically had three jobs over my eight-year Air Force Career: Aircraft Maintenance Officer, Combat Advisor, and Acquisitions Continue Reading 


#IAmTuck: A Day in the Life of Anne T’11

Guest Contributor, February 15, 2016

Every month, a student or alum takes over the Tuck School Instagram to show their week or day in the life.  Here's what a typical day at Amazon is like for Anne Carrihill T'11. Anne Carrihill T'11 manages the Instock team for Continue Reading 


Survival of the ‘Fit’test – Fittingly Enough, It’s All about Fit

Admissions, February 12, 2016

Sudershan Tirumala T’10 is Associate Director of Admissions and Regional Director of India and South East Asia. He hits the nail on the head once again with a new post on MBA Crystal Ball - this time as he tackles the ever-present, but often ambiguous issue Continue Reading 


CDO Weighs In: Recruiting Advice for Investment Banking

CDO, February 09, 2016

Deirdre O’Donnell is an associate director of Tuck's Career Development Office (CDO). Discuss how you’d prepare for fit interviews for the investment banking industry. The first thing that’s very important is to understand what the desired skill set is for the industry. There Continue Reading 


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