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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Q&A: Student-Led Zippity Brings Car-Care to You

Justine Kohr, September 08, 2016

An interview with Ema Reid T'17 on her First-Year Project. Discover Ema's Pathway.    So what is Zippity exactly and how did it begin? Zippity is an entrepreneurial First Year Project (FYP) that provides a subscription car-care service at one’s place of work. Zippity came to Continue Reading 


My Global First-Year Project with PERI in Germany

Guest Student Contributor, May 25, 2016

By Nicholas Ritter T'17 Nick Ritter is a second-year student at the Tuck School of Business. Prior to Tuck, Nick worked as an electrical and product engineer for Nabsys, a biotech startup developing genomic sequencing technology. This summer, he will be working with IBM Watson's Continue Reading 


Tuckies in Paris: My First-Year Project with PayPal France

Guest Student Contributor, May 16, 2016

By Ashley Cahill T'17 This winter, I joined four classmates to work on a First-Year Project for PayPal France. The First-Year Project (FYP) at Tuck gives students the valuable opportunity to apply key learnings from the core curriculum to a real business setting. This year, Tuck’s FYP clients Continue Reading 


A Creative Fundraising Strategy: My First-Year Project with Worldfund

Guest Student Contributor, May 13, 2016

By Katelyn Baldwin T'17 On Sunday morning, March 7, our team arrived at the Sao Paulo airport, ready to dive into our global First Year Project (FYP). Meetings with social finance gurus, non-profit management experts, and STEM-fundraising professionals filled our calendars in the weeks prior as we prepared to make Continue Reading 


Building a Startup While at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, February 25, 2016

By Rob Thelen T'16 FliQ is my startup. We want to change the way that people interact and exchange information. We have come a long way. FliQ started as a pitch at a Dartmouth start-up weekend (three-day event at the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network (DEN) where you pitch, form a Continue Reading 


‘A Dream Project’: Tuckies Evaluate Market for New Product

Guest Student Contributor, June 11, 2015

By Nicole Daniele T’16 Nicole grew up in Edison, New Jersey and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in international relations and Italian. Prior to Tuck, she worked in wealth management in Philadelphia and New York. What brings together a former MLS soccer player, a Canadian consultant, Continue Reading 


Building Business from Thin Air: The Start-Up Science of What-To-Do-Tomorrow

Guest Student Contributor, April 20, 2015

By Pete T'16, Tuck Bridge '09 A first-year student at Tuck, Pete is co-founder of Decade Records and drummer for Filligar, a touring American rock band. He has served as a cultural ambassador for the U.S. State Department and is a voting member of The National Academy of Recording Arts Continue Reading 


Week in the Life of a First-Year Tuckie

Guest Student Contributor, March 06, 2015

By Avi Sethi 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 career as a high school Continue Reading 


Going Global

Kristin Roth - Admissions, January 13, 2015

Tuck students have always been well traveled. Starting with the Class of 2017, they will be challenged to expand their travels even more. The new Global Insight Requirement offers students three different options to immerse themselves in a new culture, helping them learn to operate outside of their comfort zone and Continue Reading 


#1 Tuck360 Post of 2014: “Top 10 Things You May Not Know About Tuck”

Admissions, December 23, 2014

As 2014 quickly draws to a close, we wanted to look back at some of our top posts of the year. "Top 10 Things You May Not Know About Tuck" was—thanks to you—our #1 blog post of 2014! Thank you for being an avid reader and supporter of Tuck360. We Continue Reading 


Hands-On Learning at Tuck

Kristin Roth - Admissions, August 12, 2014

Q: What do Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Yokohama, food trucks, a climate change conference, and running a private equity fund have in common?  A: All formed critical parts of Tuck students’ MBA program in 2013 – 2014. Last week, I sat in on a terrific panel about experiential education at Continue Reading 


Hands-on with Under Armour

Guest Student Contributor, May 29, 2014

Isaac is a T'15 from Denver, CO. After graduating from Brigham Young University with a degree in economics, he headed east for a job with Sears Holdings Corporation in Chicago, IL.  Heading even further east, Isaac came to Tuck with his wife and one son.  They’ve Continue Reading 


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