Tuck360: 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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Borealis Ventures: Venture Capital in Downtown Hanover

Guest Student Contributor, November 27, 2017

By Erica Toews T’18 When Phil Ferneau D’84, T’96 reflected on co-founding Borealis Ventures, he said, “How do you stay in the Upper Valley after Tuck? You get entrepreneurial.” The Entrepreneurship Club met Managing Director Ferneau and Associate Emily Snyder T’17 at the venture Continue Reading 

5 Questions with Alex Kranitzky T’13, VP of Power & Utilities, Barclays Investment Bank

Guest Student Contributor, November 22, 2017

Alex Kranitzky T’13 is a vice president in power and utilities in Barclay’s investment banking division. He was kind enough to answer a few questions about his experience after Tuck. As told to Pooja Yadav T’18 What was the most important part of your Tuck experience Continue Reading 

The Value of the MBA Case Competition

Guest Student Contributor, November 21, 2017

By Stephiney Foley T'18 My first MBA admissions encounter was with Senior Associate Director of Admissions Amy Mitson at Tuck’s Palo Alto reception in 2015. I sat in a roomful of eager Tuck hopefuls trying to decipher whether Hanover could be my home away from home for the next Continue Reading 

Energy 101

Guest Student Contributor, November 15, 2017

By Owen Jones T'19 On Friday, October 13, 2017, Tuck’s first-year students enjoyed their first class-less Friday of business school. Many made the most of it by hiking, apple-picking, traveling, brunching, or simply by sleeping in late. Yet, sixteen of us were huddled in a classroom that day to take Continue Reading 

How I Leveraged Tuck’s Entrepreneurial Resources to Launch a Startup

Guest Student Contributor, November 15, 2017

By H. Holland Davis T'18 I enrolled in Building Entrepreneurial Ventures (BEV) to get a sense of what it means to be an entrepreneur before I graduate and begin a career in finance. BEV is an experiential learning class at Tuck taught by serial entrepreneur Daniella Reichstetter T’07&mdash Continue Reading 

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Guest Student Contributor, November 14, 2017

By Jamie Mittelman T’19 I’m lying on wooden oars, surrounded by snoring classmates who I met 12 hours ago, our boat gently rocking up and down. I’ve counted three shooting stars, my belly is full with the tacos my classmates made, and my arms dangle by Continue Reading 

Tuck’s Core Curriculum Makes Short Work of B-School Goals

Guest Student Contributor, November 13, 2017

By Sam Humbert T’19 I came to business school hoping to learn new things, meet great people, and gain insight into different industries but never would I have guessed how quickly Tuck would allow me to achieve these goals! Tuck takes pride in its rigorous academic curriculum. This experience Continue Reading 

A Shared Mission

Guest Student Contributor, November 10, 2017

To veterans, people will extend a heart-warming “thank you for what you do.” If I could speak for the veterans at Tuck, let me say, “Thank you, Tuck, for what you do.” Tuck has put patriotism into action by generously participating in the Yellow Ribbon program Continue Reading 

The Tuck WIB Conference: Where it all Began

Guest Student Contributor, November 09, 2017

By Annie Johnson T'19 When I arrived at Tuck for the Women in Business Conference (WIBC) last year as a prospective student, I wasn’t totally sold on getting an MBA. While I appreciated the long-term value, it was not the usual path in my industry (fine arts) and, Continue Reading 

Commodity Trading Demystified

Guest Student Contributor, November 01, 2017

By Flora Tian T’19 I would have expected a relaxing morning on a no-class Friday, sipping a hot cup of coffee or still lying in bed, wrapped in blankets. That was not to be on the Friday of November 10, 2017. What was there to do on a much-awaited no-class Friday? Continue Reading 

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