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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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Part II: Recruiting Advice for the Investment Banking Industry from CDO Expert Deirdre O’Donnell

CDO, March 18, 2015

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 

So you’re on the waitlist. Now what?

Admissions, March 17, 2015

Getting on the waitlist isn’t the news you wanted. We know.  But there are things you can do while on the waitlist to prepare yourself for business school or another year of work before you start graduate school. First, take a deep breath. Do something healthy for Continue Reading 

Overcoming Fears & Landing the Job: A Successful Tuck Partner Job Search

Guest Contributor, March 16, 2015

By Allyson Himelstein, Tuck Partner (TP) '16 Allyson works at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth in the career services, communication, and advancement departments. Before moving to the Upper Valley, she worked as a recruiter in Manhattan and guest lectured at NYU's Career Center. While she misses New York&rsquo Continue Reading 

Part I: Recruiting Advice for the Investment Banking Industry from CDO Expert Deirdre O’Donnell

CDO, March 12, 2015

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 

“I am a small business owner, a career woman, and a Tuck partner”

Guest Student Contributor, March 11, 2015

By Erin Gallagher, Tuck Partner (TP) '16 Originally from Central Illinois, Erin moved to Hanover after spending six years working in Chicago. Her husband Mike is a T '16. Upon moving, Erin left her full-time position as a meeting & event planner and started her own freelance planning business. Moving to Tuck Continue Reading 

Myths About Applying to Business School

Admissions, March 10, 2015

April 1st is the deadline for the final application round at Tuck, so we thought we'd share Laura's story, who was a successful final round applicant. Laura is an MBA candidate in the class of 2015 at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Laura is from Romania and Continue Reading 

Tuckies Visit Top Consulting Firms on London Consulting Trek

Guest Student Contributor, March 09, 2015

By Tony Sampson T'16 Tony is a first-year student at Tuck. Prior to arriving in Hanover, he worked in bank regulation and capital policy at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C., where he focused primarily on insurance companies. Tony earned a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and a Continue Reading 

Week in the Life of a First-Year Tuckie

Guest Student Contributor, March 06, 2015

By Avi Sethi T'16 Avi is a first-year student at Tuck who previously worked for the NewSchools Venture Fund, a Palo Alto based ed-tech seed investor. Previous to NewSchools, he worked in strategy consulting at Accenture based out of New York City. He started his career as a high school Continue Reading 

Recruiting Advice for the Tech Industry from CDO Expert Mathias Machado T’09

CDO, March 05, 2015

Mathias Machado T’09 is an associate director of Tuck's Career Development Office. Discuss how you’d prepare for fit interviews for the tech industry. One of the things about tech to keep in mind is that it’s not the same as consulting or investment banking Continue Reading 

The 30th Tuck Winter Carnival

Guest Student Contributor, March 04, 2015

Kat is a second-year student who spent four years as a director at a boutique marketing consulting firm before coming to Tuck. She has used her time at school to transition into brand management, spending this past summer at Colgate-Palmolive in NYC. When not planning TWC2015 (or being sad that Continue Reading 

A Diverse Student Body

Admissions, March 03, 2015

Tuck draws students from all walks of life. Our goal is to create a community in which diversity is accepted and celebrated. At Tuck, diversity means encouraging and including each person's ideas, perspectives, and life experiences. There are a number of organizations at Tuck specifically designed to celebrate this Continue Reading 

Recruiting Tips from a First-Year Tuckie

Guest Student Contributor, March 02, 2015

By Zhe (Hardy) Huang T'16  Hardy was born, raised and educated in China. Prior to Tuck, he worked with the management consulting arm of PricewaterhouseCoopers, based out of Shanghai. Since coming to Tuck, he has fallen in love with skiing and thinks Tuck is a great place to be. Continue Reading 

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