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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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Tuck Students Visit Top-Tier VC Firms in Silicon Valley

Guest Student Contributor, May 10, 2017

By Erica Toews T'18, Jodine Gordon T'18, Masato Morishima T'18 Tuck’s Venture Capital (VC) trek to California provided a fascinating lens through which to view Silicon Valley. Over two days, 26 first-year students visited eight VC firms, one accelerator, and one bank. During these visits, we learned that there Continue Reading 


The Power of Education

Guest Student Contributor, April 06, 2017

Tuck Net Impact Education Trek By Erica Toews T’18 The Net Impact club led an inspiring education trek to Boston on Friday. To get multiple perspectives on education, we visited a public school, a charter school, an education technology company, and a nonprofit education organization. It was motivating to Continue Reading 


Career Services: Exploration & Other Resources

Admissions, March 16, 2017

There’s a very good chance that you’re pursuing an MBA to change jobs—sometimes pretty drastically. Though you might guess some of the services provided by a school’s career office, we imagine there are others that aren’t so obvious. Furthermore, Continue Reading 


Energy Trek to Green Mountain Power’s Stafford Hill Solar Farm

Guest Student Contributor, February 01, 2017

By Meghna Kedia T’18 I don’t consider myself a morning person. My gym buddy would attest to that. But when it came to waking up at 7:00 a.m. on a chilly November day in Hanover to trek towards the Stafford Hill Solar Farm in Rutland, VT, I Continue Reading 


The Sage of Omaha: Words of Wisdom from Warren Buffett

Guest Student Contributor, January 24, 2017

By Erica Toews T'18 Last weekend, the Investment Club took 20 Tuck students to Omaha, Nebraska to meet Warren Buffett. We spent the morning at a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary called Nebraska Furniture Mart, the nation’s largest home furnishing store. Rose Blumkin (“Mrs. B”), an immigrant from Russia Continue Reading 


Tuck Tech Trek to NYC

Guest Student Contributor, January 04, 2017

By Erica Toews T'18 Tuck encourages students to take initiative and supports us in doing so. My classmate Dan Brugal and I led a technology trek to New York City, and we had a blast collaborating to plan the trip. Seventeen first-year students got to know one another as we 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 


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 


Tuckies Helping Tuckies: The Social Impact Space in Seattle

Guest Student Contributor, December 09, 2015

By Anjali Patel T'17 Anjali is a first-year student at Tuck. Originally from Philadelphia, Anjali studied industrial and operations engineering at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.  The “pay it forward” mentality is deeply instilled within the student body and administration at Tuck and extends to alumni without Continue Reading 


“Here, everyone is rooting for you”

Guest Student Contributor, November 04, 2015

By Vishnu Malli T'17 Vishnu is living the dream as a first-year student at Tuck. He loves being surrounded by intellectually stimulating peers and is passionate about creative ideas. He thinks that he suffers from the “get out of your comfort zone” syndrome. He grew up in Mangalore, Continue Reading 


What I Learned on the NYC Marketing Trek

Guest Student Contributor, October 22, 2015

By Brian Cook T’17  Brian is from Washington, D.C. and attended Georgetown University for his undergraduate degree. Prior to Tuck, he worked for Teach For America as a corps member, an operations and finance director, and a national director in recruitment. I chose Tuck because Continue Reading 


Techies or Tuckies? The Silicon Valley Boot Camp

Guest Student Contributor, August 26, 2015

By Vijay A. Joshi Vijay is an incoming T’17. Born in central Pennsylvania, Vijay is making a return to the Northeast after spending the past three years in South Florida. Prior to Tuck, Vijay worked in both supply chain and corporate strategy for Office Depot. Vijay Continue Reading 


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