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Retracing the Steps of a Survivor of the Armenian Genocide

Guest Student Contributor, October 19, 2016

By Vahan Manukyan T’18 On October 12, investigative reporter Dawn Anahid MacKeen, author of The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey, visited Tuck and Dartmouth. Her book tells the story of "one man’s courage in the face of the Armenian genocide and his granddaughter’s quest to tell Continue Reading 

Straight Outta Q&A: What’s New, On-Campus Housing

Admissions, October 18, 2016

Greetings! Today we’re excited to resurrect a blog series from last spring, “Straight Outta Q&A.” While the questions we hear in our on-campus Q&A session (part of every prospective student visit) can run the gamut, some stick out as being really insightful Continue Reading 

From Idea, to Startup, to Corporate Success

Guest Student Contributor, October 17, 2016

By Danielle Musa T’17, a fellow with the Center for Business, Government & Society When you think of a powerful brand like Keurig, it’s easy to forget the company is less than 25 years old. How does a company grow from an idea, to a viable venture, Continue Reading 

The Political Bug

Guest Student Contributor, October 12, 2016

By Justen Nestico T’17 One unique thing about attending Tuck—and one of the reasons that I wanted to be here during these two particular years—is its location at the heart of one of the most unpredictable elections in American history. Whether it is presidential candidates Continue Reading 

Behind the Scenes with Tuck Admissions

Admissions, October 11, 2016

Okay, so you’ve put your blood, sweat, and tears into preparing the perfect application. You double (no triple) checked it for any mistakes. Then…you hit the submit button. What happens next? Every school handles the evaluation and committee process a little differently, but here’s Continue Reading 

Concerns about your app? Let us help!

Kristin Roth - Admissions, October 05, 2016

By Kristin Roth, Associate Director of Admissions Thank you to everyone who participated in the GMAT Club chat last week! Our topic was intended to provide an opportunity for you to express concerns about various aspects of your candidacy and of course, for us to address them. Here are the Continue Reading 

Internship Diary: National Public Radio (NPR)

Guest Student Contributor, October 03, 2016

By Ben Chandler T'17 This summer, with help from Tuck GIVES, I interned at NPR in Washington, D.C. as a consultant in the office of the COO. It was far and away the most rewarding experience I could have asked for in a summer internship. The work I Continue Reading 

Internship Diary: Save the Children

Guest Student Contributor, September 28, 2016

By David Washer T'17 In 2015, there were 214 million new cases of malaria and 438,000 malaria deaths worldwide. Even though the disease is entirely preventable and curable, malaria continues to be one of the five leading causes of death in children under five years of age. Given the magnitude of this Continue Reading 

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 

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