Tuck 360: 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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Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Jon Baer T’78

Guest Student Contributor, May 09, 2016

Jon Baer T'78, partner at Threshold Ventures, is a recovering venture capitalist and founder/CEO of two venture-backed companies. He is now co-author of Decoding Silicon Valley: The Insider's Guide. 1. What was the exact moment when you first felt like you were a part of Tuck’s community? Continue Reading 


#IAMTUCK: A Day in the Life of Erin T’15

Guest Contributor, May 02, 2016

Erin Ruhf T'15, a native of Virginia, lives in Chicago with her boyfriend Rob, a T'15, and their kitten Gili. Erin is the director of business development at The Eastman Egg Company—a startup restaurant group specializing in artisanal sandwiches. She received her BS  Continue Reading 


Top 3 Reasons for Choosing Tuck: Military Edition

Admissions, April 05, 2016

We asked a couple members of our Armed Forces Alumni Association (AFAA) what their top 3 reasons for choosing Tuck were. Here's what they had to say... Sam F. Courtney, T’17 Sam grew up in Auburn, WA and is a 2010 graduate of Stanford University with a BA in Public Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: Kelly Stuart T’97, creator of Scrub Bugs

Guest Contributor, March 14, 2016

Kelly Stuart T’97 has almost 20 years of experience building brands and bringing new products to life for consumer goods companies such as Gillette and Procter & Gamble. She is also a mother of two amazing little girls ages six and two. Kelly is currently launching a new product: Continue Reading 


#IAmTuck: A Day in the Life of Anne T’11

Guest Contributor, February 15, 2016

Every month, a student or alum takes over the Tuck School Instagram to show their week or day in the life.  Here's what a typical day at Amazon is like for Anne Carrihill T'11. Anne Carrihill T'11 manages the Instock team for Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Bernardo Barrera Montemayor T’08

Guest Contributor, January 11, 2016

Bernardo Barrera Montemayor T'08 is a managing partner in a boutique consulting firm in Monterrey Mexico, Growth & Profit Consulting. He previously worked in BCG's Boston Office and Cemex Mexico. He finds time to teach Case Analysis at IPADE's full-time MBA and spend time with his Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Kristiana Helmick T’98

Guest Contributor, January 04, 2016

Kristiana Helmick T'98 is the general manager of the Pet Supplies category at Amazon. Tell me a little about yourself. I have worked at Amazon for seven years and am thrilled to work in technology, which blends very well with my early interest in media. At Amazon, I've Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Greg Pesky T’99

Guest Contributor, November 23, 2015

Greg Pesky is a T'99 who spent the past 16 years in corporate America in increasing roles of responsibilities for marketing and strategy with notable companies including General Mills, Advance Auto Parts, and Select Comfort. This past summer, he started a business with a partner called NEATgoods, Continue Reading 


Can you start a business in the woods?

Guest Student Contributor, April 27, 2015

By Justin Gerrard T'16 Justin is co-founder of Bae (Before Anyone Else), a mobile matchmaking app curated for people of color. Bae won first place at the 13th annual Dartmouth Ventures Competition and he will be pursuing the venture full time during the summer. Justin is a graduate of Harvard Continue Reading 


My First Summer in the Tuck Family

Guest Student Contributor, April 15, 2015

By Erica Johnston T'15 Erica is a second-year student from Chicago. She studied marketing and international business at Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to Tuck, she worked in operations management in the industrial sector. A career-switcher, Erica has plans to work in brand management within the food industry. Before Continue Reading 


Unexpected Help in the Recruiting Process

Laura T'13, February 26, 2012

The on-campus recruiting process was definitely a whirlwind.  There were so many companies coming on campus, so many of my fellow classmates in suits, and so much extra stress around campus.  Luckily, this period is over.  Not so luckily, I didn’t get an internship offer. Continue Reading 


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