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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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 


Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Greg Pesky T’99

Guest Contributor, November 23, 2015

Greg Pesky is a T'99 who spent the past 16 years in corporate America in increasing roles of responsibilities for marketing and strategy with notable companies including General Mills, Advance Auto Parts, and Select Comfort. This past summer, he started a business with a partner called NEATgoods, Continue Reading 


Tuck, Forte & Food Trucks: A Q&A with Becca T’17

Guest Student Contributor, November 19, 2015

This post originally appeared on Accepted.com and has been reposted here with permission. Accepted: We’d like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you study as an undergrad? Where are you currently in business school? What year? Becca: I Continue Reading 


Running and Walking Trails in Hanover

Guest Contributor, November 16, 2015

By Megan Kelso, Tuck Partner Megan is a freelance graphic designer and illustrator for stationery products. You can see her work at www.meganlkelso.com. Megan grew up in Ithaca, New York, studied art at Colgate University, and then lived and worked in Washington, DC for several years. She now Continue Reading 


A Brief Introduction to Fall A

Guest Student Contributor, November 13, 2015

By Charlie Humphreys T’17 Charlie started at the Tuck School of Business in the fall of 2015. Prior to Tuck, he worked in project management for Brasfield & Gorrie, the largest privately held construction management firm in the Southeastern U.S. Working out of Atlanta, Charlie helped Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Phil DeGisi T’09

Guest Contributor, November 12, 2015

Phil DeGisi T'09 is vice president of marketing at CommonBond, a leading marketplace lending platform that lowers the cost of student loans for students and graduates. Prior to joining the CommonBond team, Phil held ecommerce general management and marketing roles spanning startups and large organizations, including Quidsi (a subsidiary Continue Reading 


Veterans Day and the Common Good: An Opportunity for Reflection

Guest Student Contributor, November 11, 2015

By Dan Linge T'16 Dan hails from Wenatchee, WA and attended the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY on a Naval ROTC scholarship  completing majors in Political Science and History. He served for nearly three years in various roles on an Arleigh Burke class destroyer out of Bath, ME Continue Reading 


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