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: Entrepreneurship in Action at Tuck & Dartmouth

CDO, January 25, 2016

Joaquin Villarreal T’08 is executive director of the Entrepreneurship Initiative at Tuck. Mathias Machado T’09 is an associate director of the Career Development Office. Q: What entrepreneurial resources are available at Tuck? JV: The support we provide to entrepreneurs really mimics the support provided to any Continue Reading 


Whirlwind: Fall Term at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, January 22, 2016

By Megan Farrell T'17 After finishing up my pre-term canoeing trip and orientation, I was ready to begin the school year. Meeting my study group for the first time was something I had been anxiously anticipating. Our first assignment was to act as consultants for a local nature magazine. The Continue Reading 


Differentiating Yourself as an (Indian) Applicant

Admissions, January 19, 2016

Much of Suds’ MBA application advice is universal, but it is perhaps most applicable to those from India. After all, Sudershan Tirumala T’10 is Associate Director of Admissions, Regional Director of India and South East Asia, and a proud Tuck alumnus, so he knows a thing or Continue Reading 


Ask Me Anything: T’16s Remi Evans and Dan Linge

Guest Contributor, January 15, 2016

Remi Evans T’16, is originally from Colorado and graduated from Trinity College in 2011, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience with a minor in Math & Computer Science.  Prior to Tuck she worked at Citigroup, Inc. in New York City as an investment banking Continue Reading 


5 Reasons to Attend Admitted Students Weekend

Guest Student Contributor, January 12, 2016

By Kiley Winsnes T'16 Why should you attend Admitted Students Weekend (ASW)? 1.) You’re not sure if Tuck is the right school for you. I know—really starting off on a creative foot here. But seriously, let’s not ignore the obvious reason for attending any Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Bernardo Barrera Montemayor T’08

Guest Contributor, January 11, 2016

Bernardo Barrera Montemayor T'08 is a managing partner in a boutique consulting firm in Monterrey Mexico, Growth & Profit Consulting. He previously worked in BCG's Boston Office and Cemex Mexico. He finds time to teach Case Analysis at IPADE's full-time MBA and spend time with his Continue Reading 


CDO Weighs In: Non-Traditional Career Paths and Career Switches

CDO, January 07, 2016

Jonathan Masland is director of Tuck’s Career Development Office (CDO). Stephen Pidgeon T’07 is an associate director of the CDO and author of the books How to Get a Job in Consulting and Case Interviews for Beginners. Question: What are the top non-traditional career paths or industries Continue Reading 


An MBA Safari: Interviewing Farmers in the Heart of Kenya

Guest Student Contributor, January 06, 2016

By Aditya Shah T'16 Aditya is a second-year student at Tuck from Mumbai, India. Prior to Tuck, he worked in his family’s tea manufacturing and exports business in India and Russia. He is deeply passionate about all things food, and post-Tuck will join General Mills Inc. in Continue Reading 


4 Tips to Nail the Admissions Interview

Admissions, January 05, 2016

With the January Round applicant initiated interview deadline just a few weeks away (January 29, 2016), the Admissions hallway is buzzing once again. There are still some spots available, but in order to guarantee yourself an opportunity to tell your story, talk with current students, ask questions to Admissions, and Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Kristiana Helmick T’98

Guest Contributor, January 04, 2016

Kristiana Helmick T'98 is the general manager of the Pet Supplies category at Amazon. Tell me a little about yourself. I have worked at Amazon for seven years and am thrilled to work in technology, which blends very well with my early interest in media. At Amazon, I've Continue Reading 


Top 5 Blog Posts of 2015

Guest Contributor, December 23, 2015

With a new dean, record-breaking career stats for the Class of 2015, the official launch of TuckGO, and welcoming the impressive Class of 2017, 2015 has been a great year! Here's a look back at some of our top blog posts of the year.  #1. Welcoming the Class of 2017: A Letter from Continue Reading 


So you’re on the waitlist. Now what?

Admissions, December 22, 2015

We know “waitlist” wasn't the decision you were hoping for last Thursday. But rather than seeing this in a completely negative light, keep in mind that being waitlisted indicates there were many strengths in your application. Tuck receives a lot applications and the pool is Continue Reading 


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