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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CDO Weighs In: Recruiting Advice for the Consulting Industry

CDO, March 28, 2016

Stephen Pidgeon T’07 is an associate director of the Career Development Office (CDO) and author of the books How to Get a Job in Consulting and Case Interviews for Beginners. How should someone prepare for fit interviews for the consulting industry? The most important thing is to understand what Continue Reading 


A Summer Internship at Converse

Guest Student Contributor, March 23, 2016

By Matthew Wheeler T'16 Sneakers everywhere, I remember thinking, when I walked into Converse Headquarters last winter to interview for a summer internship position. The sneakers, rock-and-roll music, and street art throughout the office were a jarring departure from the more traditional, corporate environment I worked in prior to Continue Reading 


Is getting an MBA right for you?

Admissions, March 22, 2016

Is getting an MBA right for you? This USA Today article was published in November, but it’s just as relevant today. If you’re starting to gear up in order to submit MBA applications this fall, you’re off to a good start. The strongest applications Continue Reading 


CDO Weighs In: Recruiting Advice for Investment Banking - Part II

CDO, March 17, 2016

Deirdre O’Donnell is an associate director of the Career Development Office (CDO). Click here for Part I of this series. For the investment banking industry, how important is prior experience vs. performance in interview vs. networking? The job is going to go to the person who’s Continue Reading 


Applying to Tuck? Check These off Your List

Admissions, March 16, 2016

As you continue working on your April Round application, think about the following reminders. Checking off these tasks—in advance of the April 4 deadline—will help you submit the strongest application possible. Good luck, and we look forward to getting to know you  Continue Reading 


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 


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