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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How did I get here? The Road from Science to an MBA

Guest Student Contributor, November 18, 2016

By Ignacio Cabrera T’18 Ignacio grew-up in Puerto Varas, Chile. He holds a BS in molecular biotechnology engineering from Universidad de Chile and an MS in bacteriology from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to Tuck, he was a research scientist at BioAmber and a microbial applications scientist at Kerry Inc. Continue Reading 


Student Panel: Careers at Tuck

Admissions, November 15, 2016

Tuck’s Career Development Office (CDO) assists students in achieving consistent career success—helping Tuck maintain its position at the top of national MBA employment rankings.  Elizabeth Napier T’91, Associate Director of the Career Development Office, and current second-year students Brian Cook, Clair Briggs, Nick Ritter, Continue Reading 


Day in the Life of a Tuckie: Charley T’18

Guest Student Contributor, November 14, 2016

By Charley Adams T'18 Charley is a T’18 originally from southwest Virginia but moved to Hanover from Denver, CO. Charley is still settling in at Tuck, but he is already involved in a variety of activities—from being a member of the beer aficionados club the John Barleycorn Continue Reading 


Tuck Engages the Veteran Community

Guest Student Contributor, November 11, 2016

By David Bates T'18 In my first Veterans Day out of the military, I had the opportunity to participate in two different events that are vital elements of the Tuck education: Peer Learning and Hockey. As part of Tuck’s observation of Veterans Day, I had the privilege to Continue Reading 


Five Questions with Jeph Shaw T’15, New Energy Capital

Guest Student Contributor, November 10, 2016

By Shawn Curley T’17 Jeph Shaw T’15 is vice president and principal at New Energy Capital (NEC) in Hanover, NH. Prior to NEC, Jeph worked on the finance team at TerraForm Power. He is a former fellow of the Revers Center for Energy. Jeph was kind enough Continue Reading 


Straight Outta Q&A: Greater Dartmouth, Specializations

Admissions, November 08, 2016

While the questions we hear in our on-campus Q&A session (part of every prospective student visit) can run the gamut, some stick out as being really insightful and others we hear over and over again. Wouldn’t it be great if we could share those answers with Continue Reading 


Extra-Ordinary Companies

Guest Student Contributor, November 07, 2016

By Erica Toews T'18 Led by students, Tuck industry treks are amazing ways to travel, explore industries, and engage with company leaders. I arrived in Hanover feeling invigorated after the entrepreneurship and venture capital (VC) trek to New York. Eight Tuck students visited several companies over the course of two Continue Reading 


Waiting for the Institution Revolution

Guest Student Contributor, November 02, 2016

By Tom Allin T'17 On a Thursday morning earlier this semester, I had the opportunity to attend a lunch conversation with Brian Gallagher, the CEO of United Way Worldwide. The next day, James Comey, the Director of the FBI, sent a short letter to Congress, informing lawmakers that–&ndash Continue Reading 


Q&A with Tuck Student Ambassador: Roy Movshovitz-Moav

Guest Student Contributor, November 01, 2016

Tuck's Student Ambassador Team collaborates with the Admissions Office to share their Tuck experience with prospective students. The Team is structured by geographical region, with an SAT Captain leading each. In the following months, we'll introduce you to them starting with Roy Movshovitz-Moav, T'18 and Middle-East Captain. Please Continue Reading 


The Tuck Experience: Getting to Know Tuck at DivCo

Guest Student Contributor, October 31, 2016

A Q&A with Rachel Phillips, a first-year student at Tuck. How did you first learn about Tuck? I first learned about Tuck through the Consortium application.  The Consortium seeks to identify students with a passion for increasing underrepresented minorities in business education and leadership.  I then Continue Reading 


Internship Diary: Boston Children’s Hospital

Guest Student Contributor, October 26, 2016

By Julia Tsang T'17 I came to Tuck to gain a well-rounded business foundation that would allow me to make a meaningful impact on the health care delivery system. I’m particularly interested in technology solutions that redefine the way patients interact with our health care system. During the Continue Reading 


Retracing the Steps of a Survivor of the Armenian Genocide

Guest Student Contributor, October 19, 2016

By Vahan Manukyan T’18 On October 12, investigative reporter Dawn Anahid MacKeen, author of The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey, visited Tuck and Dartmouth. Her book tells the story of "one man’s courage in the face of the Armenian genocide and his granddaughter’s quest to tell Continue Reading 


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