Tuck360: 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 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 


First Investment for Tuck Social Venture Fund

Guest Student Contributor, April 28, 2017

By Jeff Lazarus T’17 Last month, the Tuck Social Venture Fund (TSVF) made its first investment since its inception more than a year ago: a $25,000 convertible note in Education Modified (“EdMod”), a Boston-based start-up in the education technology space. The company, which helps teachers improve learning outcomes 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 


Tuck Students Venture to Silicon Valley

Guest Student Contributor, January 15, 2015

By Avi Sethi T’16 and Mat Sevin T'16 Avi is a first-year student at Tuck who previously worked for the NewSchools Venture Fund, a Palo Alto based ed-tech seed investor. Previous to NewSchools, he worked in strategy consulting at Accenture based out of New York City. He started his Continue Reading 


Tuck Networking: Private Equity and Entrepreneurship Dinner

Guest Contributor, November 17, 2014

By John Torget T’00, Director, Tuck Annual Giving John Torget leads Tuck Annual Giving to maximize unrestricted financial support from alumni and corporate matching donors. Prior to 2009, he held various strategy and business development leadership roles at Dealertrack Technologies and J.P. Morgan Chase in New York. A Continue Reading 


Club Spotlight: Finance Club

Guest Student Contributor, September 22, 2014

Tuck is great for students who are interested in a career in finance, and the Tuck Finance Club is one of many helpful resources.  We are a student-run group to assist Tuck students in understanding job opportunities available in the financial marketplace.  Whether students worked in finance before Continue Reading 


Club Spotlight: Tuck Investment Club

Guest Student Contributor, June 25, 2014

The Tuck Investment Club primarily serves students who are interested in careers in investment management, including hedge funds, mutual funds and other asset managers.  We also have members who are looking at finance more broadly as a career path and want to get more information about investing, market function Continue Reading 


Tuck Women go to UCLA for Stock Pitch Competition

Guest Student Contributor, March 19, 2014

Michaela is a T’15 who lived in Asia before Tuck, working in sales and trading for a bulge bracket investment bank. She is pursuing a career in Investment Management after Tuck and will be co-chair of the Investment Club next year.   A few weeks ago, a team of Continue Reading 


Alumni Showcase – Brent Ahrens T’97

Suds T, T'10, October 26, 2012

Notwithstanding the positive (informal and formal) feedback I’ve received regarding kicking off the Alumni Showcase, my time, time zone, and work load constraints unfortunately preclude more frequent interactions with Tuckies and hence, blogging. A sincere vote of thanks to the subjects of my posts – venerable Tuck alums Continue Reading 


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