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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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The Making of a Successful Applicant

Stephanie Butler, September 27, 2016

By Stephanie Butler, Assistant Director of Admissions Hi all! As frequent readers of the Tuck 360: MBA Blog you might have seen this list before. I just shared it in webinar form over at Beat the GMAT though, so it's been on my mind! Tuck's admissions Continue Reading 


Internship Diary: The World Health Organization

Guest Student Contributor, September 23, 2016

By Caroline Defay T'16 “Should we say leverage?” “Utilize, let’s say utilize.” I erase the word leverage and replace it by utilize as a room filled with state officials register my every move and read my every word projected on a big screen. It Continue Reading 


Working for a Nonprofit, with an MBA Lens

Guest Student Contributor, September 21, 2016

By Marshall Wallach T’17 When I first engaged with CEO Doug Price about a brand strategy internship at Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Service (RMPBN), I was a bit taken aback at how perfect the opportunity was on multiple fronts. In the planning stages of a $30 million capital campaign, Continue Reading 


Your Road to “Admitted”: The Interview

Admissions, September 20, 2016

Greetings! This is an exciting time in Tuck’s Admissions Office—after months of relative calm, it’s once again buzzing with prospective students. These future Tuckies have converged in Hanover to conduct their official admissions interview and to experience the community that they might one day Continue Reading 


An Internship with the Department of Defense

Guest Student Contributor, September 15, 2016

By Olivia Jones T'17 The Pentagon, as they tell every tour group, houses 26,000 employees. It holds civilian and military personnel, an impressive gym in the basement, and a shocking number of fast-food chain restaurants. All that novelty aside, I can think of no other organization with such a critical mission, Continue Reading 


Internship Diary: The Social Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Guest Student Contributor, September 12, 2016

By Xiaoxiao Yang T’17 I spent the summer working with Impact Hub, a global network of social entrepreneurship communities, co-working spaces, and programs. The first Impact Hub was founded in London in 2005 with the idea that people who had decided to dedicate their lives to new ways of confronting Continue Reading 


Q&A: Student-Led Zippity Brings Car-Care to You

Justine Kohr, September 08, 2016

An interview with Ema Reid T'17 on her First-Year Project. Discover Ema's Pathway.    So what is Zippity exactly and how did it begin? Zippity is an entrepreneurial First Year Project (FYP) that provides a subscription car-care service at one’s place of work. Zippity came to Continue Reading 


Profits & Purpose: My Internship with Inspiring Capital

Guest Student Contributor, September 07, 2016

By Anjali Patel T’17 While the prestige and security of more traditional MBA pursuits had their appeal, I was committed to finding an internship at an organization that was making sustainable impact. In particular, I was looking for an opportunity to explore the social sector broadly while working in Continue Reading 


MBA/...? Joint and Dual Degrees at Tuck

Admissions, August 30, 2016

Tuck has several opportunities for students to customize their MBA experience around individual areas of interest or areas that are of particular relevance to the next step in their career. Elective courses, independent study, Research-to-Practice Seminars, student-led clubs and conferences, and Research Centers & Initiatives are great ways to do Continue Reading 


An Internship with the Maine Venture Fund

Guest Student Contributor, August 26, 2016

By Natalie Cira T’17 I went into the summer wanting to learn as much as I could about the venture capital space and the startup world, and my experience at the Maine Venture Fund (MVF), with the support of funding from Tuck GIVES, has provided me with that opportunity Continue Reading 


An Applicant’s Role in the Letter of Recommendation

Admissions, August 23, 2016

Letters of recommendation (LOR) provide us with additional insight into your career success/potential, as well as your personal and professional strengths and weaknesses. The LOR is the only part of the application not completed by the applicant themselves. Because they're not writing it, it’s common Continue Reading 


A Dream Internship, with the Help of the CDO

Guest Student Contributor, August 22, 2016

By Keith Hollis T'17 Prior to Tuck, I spent five years serving in the United States Navy. Although my experiences were varied, I was able to develop a common set of skills and virtues that were forged from strategic and stressful situations. These experiences ranged from navigating a 700-foot-long Continue Reading 


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