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.
Guest Student Contributor, November 03, 2014By Maryn J. T'15 Maryn is a T’15 originally from Seattle, WA but is loving the adventures of her two years on the East Coast. At Tuck, she is involved in a variety of activities—from serving as quality of life chair (yes, that really is a real Continue Reading
CDO, October 29, 2014Jonathan Masland is director of Tuck’s Career Development Office (CDO). Stephen Pidgeon T’07 is an associate director of the CDO and author of the books How to Get a Job in Consulting and Case Interviews for Beginners. Question: How can you best prepare for your Continue Reading
Amy Mitson - Admissions, October 28, 2014While each candidate has their own unique story and path, there are traits that successful applicants generally have in common. In my experience, the following seven have resonated strongest and most often. 1) They’re prepared. They can clearly and articulately communicate why they want an MBA, how Continue Reading
Guest Student Contributor, October 27, 2014By 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. I’m not looking for a career. I’m looking for a calling. I Continue Reading
Guest Student Contributor, October 23, 2014By Morgan Holl T'16 Morgan hails from the Washington, D.C. area. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia where he majored in economics and Spanish. Prior to arriving in Hanover, Morgan was a civilian employee in the Department of Defense, most recently in Germany, where he Continue Reading
Guest Student Contributor, October 20, 2014By Kiley Winsnes T'16 Kiley is a first-year student at Tuck. Before arriving in Hanover, she was living in stunning San Francisco and working for an integration software company. Originally from Chicago, Kiley spent her formative years in Seattle before chasing the California sunshine for her undergraduate degree in economics Continue Reading
Guest Student Contributor, October 17, 2014By Arpitha Dhanapathi T’15 Arpitha is a second-year student at Tuck. Prior to school, she worked at Microsoft in Seattle, WA. Arpitha is from Bangalore, India and did her undergrad in BITS-Pilani, Rajasthan, India. Over summer 2014, she interned at Intellectual Ventures in Bellevue, WA. On-campus, Arpitha is a co-chair Continue Reading
Guest Student Contributor, October 10, 2014Wei Xing is a T'16 from Beijing, China. He earned a Bachelor of Engineering from the Beijing Institute of Technology and a Master of Engineering Management from Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering. Prior to Tuck, Wei worked in finance in New York City, at an education management firm Continue Reading
Penny Paquette T’76 - Assistant Dean, September 25, 2014As application season gets underway so does the annual round of rankings of business schools. These rankings have become a fixture in the MBA world and lots of consultants and analysts have written about the usefulness of rankings and their methodologies. I thought it might be interesting to hear from Continue Reading
Kristin Roth - Admissions, September 23, 2014Contract ended. Laid off. Better opportunity. On academic probation. My recommendations are from my former supervisor and my colleague. We see things like these on applications all the time. Brief and to the point, phrases like these may give the basic details of a situation, but fail to fully explain Continue Reading
Pat Harrison - Admissions, September 19, 2014Interviewing season is upon us. As I explained in my earlier blog, Tuck has an open interview policy, and just last week we started welcoming prospective applicants to campus to complete their admissions interview and experience the Tuck classroom and community up close. Since many of you are Continue Reading
Nancy G.- Admissions, September 18, 2014Our Key Country Representative for India, Sudershan Tirumala T'10 ("Suds" as we know him around here), recently sat down with MBA Decoder to provide an insider view into Tuck, the application process, what it's like to be a student, and career paths post MBA. Learn more about the Continue Reading
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