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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How Tuck Helped Me Succeed in the Non-Profit Sector

Guest Student Contributor, April 17, 2015

By Christine H. T'15 Christine is a second-year student at Tuck pursuing a dual-degree with Harvard Kennedy School. After growing up in Silicon Valley and obtaining a bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley, she spent her time as a management consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco. 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 

Tuckies Head to South Africa for Global Insight Expedition

Guest Student Contributor, April 14, 2015

By Jane Shiverick T’15, Tuck Bridge ’08 Jane grew up in Bronxville, NY. She graduated from Trinity College in 2008 with a double major in psychology and Italian studies. Before Tuck, she worked in New York City in wine import and distribution. I spent my spring break in South Africa, Continue Reading 

What We Learned: Tuckies Reflect on Israel Global Insight Expedition (GIX)

Guest Student Contributor, April 06, 2015

By Nathan Isaacson T'15, Yishen Xu T'15, Adam Klene T'16, and Kiley Winsnes T'16 Seventeen students traveled to Israel over spring break to attend a Global Insight Expedition (GIX) led by Adam Kleinbaum, associate professor of business administration. Global Insight Expeditions offer students opportunities to travel to a variety of Continue Reading 

Teamwork, leadership were the difference for Tuck’s 2014 GE case competition championship

Guest Student Contributor, March 30, 2015

By Eric Giles T'16 Eric is a career switcher who transitioned from an education nonprofit—Teach For America—to the health care sector. He hopes to expand health access to all populations. Earlier this year, three classmates and I beat top business schools from across the Northeast to Continue Reading 

Tuck Partner Lands a Job at the Center for Business & Society

Guest Contributor, March 25, 2015

By Carole Gaudet Carole Gaudet handles marketing and communications for the Center for Business & Society, and is a little surprised to realize that she has lived in the Upper Valley for 22 years. Lauren Clark TP’16 is program manager for the Center for Business & Society. Prior to Continue Reading 

From Marine to Tuckie: A Life Changing Opportunity

Guest Student Contributor, March 24, 2015

Kevin Moyer grew up in Massachusetts and received his bachelors in Political Science from the University of Maryland. He spent six years in the United States Marine Corps and is now an MBA Candidate at the Tuck School of Business.   Getting out of the Marines was one of the Continue Reading 

My recruiting experience

Guest Student Contributor, March 23, 2015

By Eliana Gomez Aristizabal T'16 Eliana is an industrial engineer from Cali, Colombia. Before coming to Tuck, she worked in marketing with consumer products and pharmaceuticals. She loves books, movies, traveling, and soccer. In Hanover, she has fallen in love with the Upper Valley. She enjoys the farmers’ Continue Reading 

Part II: Recruiting Advice for the Investment Banking Industry from CDO Expert Deirdre O’Donnell

CDO, March 18, 2015

Deirdre O’Donnell is an associate director of the Career Development Office (CDO). Click here for Part I of this series. For the investment banking industry, how important is prior experience vs. performance in interview vs. networking? The job is going to go to the person who’s Continue Reading 

Overcoming Fears & Landing the Job: A Successful Tuck Partner Job Search

Guest Contributor, March 16, 2015

By Allyson Himelstein, Tuck Partner (TP) '16 Allyson works at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth in the career services, communication, and advancement departments. Before moving to the Upper Valley, she worked as a recruiter in Manhattan and guest lectured at NYU's Career Center. While she misses New York&rsquo Continue Reading 

Part I: Recruiting Advice for the Investment Banking Industry from CDO Expert Deirdre O’Donnell

CDO, March 12, 2015

Deirdre O’Donnell is an associate director of Tuck's Career Development Office (CDO). Discuss how you’d prepare for fit interviews for the investment banking industry. The first thing that’s very important is to understand what the desired skill set is for the industry. There Continue Reading 

“I am a small business owner, a career woman, and a Tuck partner”

Guest Student Contributor, March 11, 2015

By Erin Gallagher, Tuck Partner (TP) '16 Originally from Central Illinois, Erin moved to Hanover after spending six years working in Chicago. Her husband Mike is a T '16. Upon moving, Erin left her full-time position as a meeting & event planner and started her own freelance planning business. Moving to Tuck Continue Reading 

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