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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Veterans, Elite Athletes: Make Your Move into Business

Admissions, December 02, 2016

Are you a veteran or an elite athlete looking to transition into the business world? Tuck recently launched a program specifically designed for you. Next Step: Transition to Business is a two and a half week learning experience that aims to help veterans and elite athletes focus strengths, translate experiences, Continue Reading 


How did I get here? The Road from Science to an MBA

Guest Student Contributor, November 18, 2016

By Ignacio Cabrera T’18 Ignacio grew-up in Puerto Varas, Chile. He holds a BS in molecular biotechnology engineering from Universidad de Chile and an MS in bacteriology from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to Tuck, he was a research scientist at BioAmber and a microbial applications scientist at Kerry Inc. Continue Reading 


Student Panel: Careers at Tuck

Admissions, November 15, 2016

Tuck’s Career Development Office (CDO) assists students in achieving consistent career success—helping Tuck maintain its position at the top of national MBA employment rankings.  Elizabeth Napier T’91, Associate Director of the Career Development Office, and current second-year students Brian Cook, Clair Briggs, Nick Ritter, Continue Reading 


Five Questions with Jeph Shaw T’15, New Energy Capital

Guest Student Contributor, November 10, 2016

By Shawn Curley T’17 Jeph Shaw T’15 is vice president and principal at New Energy Capital (NEC) in Hanover, NH. Prior to NEC, Jeph worked on the finance team at TerraForm Power. He is a former fellow of the Revers Center for Energy. Jeph was kind enough Continue Reading 


Straight Outta Q&A: Greater Dartmouth, Specializations

Admissions, November 08, 2016

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 and others we hear over and over again. Wouldn’t it be great if we could share those answers with Continue Reading 


Extra-Ordinary Companies

Guest Student Contributor, November 07, 2016

By Erica Toews T'18 Led by students, Tuck industry treks are amazing ways to travel, explore industries, and engage with company leaders. I arrived in Hanover feeling invigorated after the entrepreneurship and venture capital (VC) trek to New York. Eight Tuck students visited several companies over the course of two Continue Reading 


Internship Diary: Boston Children’s Hospital

Guest Student Contributor, October 26, 2016

By Julia Tsang T'17 I came to Tuck to gain a well-rounded business foundation that would allow me to make a meaningful impact on the health care delivery system. I’m particularly interested in technology solutions that redefine the way patients interact with our health care system. During the 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 


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 


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 


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