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.
Penny Paquette T’76 - Assistant Dean, September 25, 2014As application season gets underway so does the annual round of rankings of business schools. These rankings have become a fixture in the MBA world and lots of consultants and analysts have written about the usefulness of rankings and their methodologies. I thought it might be interesting to hear from Continue Reading
Kristin Roth - Admissions, September 23, 2014Contract ended. Laid off. Better opportunity. On academic probation. My recommendations are from my former supervisor and my colleague. We see things like these on applications all the time. Brief and to the point, phrases like these may give the basic details of a situation, but fail to fully explain Continue Reading
Guest Student Contributor, September 22, 2014Tuck is great for students who are interested in a career in finance, and the Tuck Finance Club is one of many helpful resources. We are a student-run group to assist Tuck students in understanding job opportunities available in the financial marketplace. Whether students worked in finance before Continue Reading
Nancy G.- Admissions, September 18, 2014Our Key Country Representative for India, Sudershan Tirumala T'10 ("Suds" as we know him around here), recently sat down with MBA Decoder to provide an insider view into Tuck, the application process, what it's like to be a student, and career paths post MBA. Learn more about the Continue Reading
Guest Student Contributor, September 17, 2014The theme of this year’s annual Women in Business Conference, Step Boldly, encompasses what I feel Tuck prepares you to do as a future female business leader. Tuck is a place that will nurture and challenge you in equal measure so that you to have the confidence Continue Reading
Lisa Miller, September 16, 2014So, what can an MBA student learn about global business in 10 days? A heck of a lot, if the experience is structured correctly. That’s why we spend a tremendous amount of time thinking about the design of our Global Insight Expeditions, or GIXs. The GIXs are courses taught Continue Reading
Pat Harrison - Admissions, September 16, 2014Applicants often ask about our applicant-initiated interviews and whether they should make the trip to Hanover for an interview. My answer is “if you are able to make the trip, absolutely!” Tuck is one of the few schools that does not have an invitation-only interview policy. Continue Reading
Guest Student Contributor, September 15, 2014Jennifer Tietz is originally from Roselle, IL. She graduated from USNA in 2001 with a degree in Mathematics. She served as a Nuclear Surface Warfare officer. Additionally, she served as the Operations Officer in support of CARAT and Humanitarian Operations in the South China Sea, and served one shore tour at Continue Reading
Guest Student Contributor, September 11, 2014Giuliana Vetrano, T’16, grew up outside Philadelphia before heading to Boston for college. (As a lifetime East Coaster, she especially enjoyed the Silicon Valley Boot Camp.) She studied history and French as an undergrad at Harvard, and immediately after graduation taught those same two subjects in Connecticut prep schools. Continue Reading
Stephanie Butler, September 10, 2014It’s impossible to talk about Tuck without talking about the Tuck community - our vibrant students, fiercely loyal alumni, brilliant faculty, and dedicated staff. What does that community look like? Check out #WeAreTuck and see for yourself. Each picture tells a story. Together, they form a mosaic of Continue Reading
Maryn J. - T'15, September 10, 2014I take my job as QLC (Quality of Life chair, a real position on the student board), very seriously. On campus and off, I am always looking for ways to bring Tuckies together in meaningful and fun ways. Also, going three months without seeing my favorite people in Continue Reading
Guest Student Contributor, September 08, 2014By Raphael Bonacci T'15 Prior to starting my MBA at Tuck, I worked in corporate finance and corporate strategy in London. I have gained a tremendous exposure to clients across a broad range of sectors and geographies on capital raising and M&A transactions, and on strategic initiatives. Most Continue Reading
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