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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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#IAMTUCK: A Day in the Life of Berny T’08

Guest Contributor, June 01, 2016

Bernardo (Berny) Barrera T'08, is a managing partner in a boutique consulting firm: Growth & Profit Consulting (http://www.gpcmx.com) based in Monterrey, Mexico which serves private businesses throughout the country. Bernardo is also a visiting professor at IPADE's MBA in Monterrey and Mexico City, where he teaches Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Jon Baer T’78

Guest Student Contributor, May 09, 2016

Jon Baer T'78, partner at Threshold Ventures, is a recovering venture capitalist and founder/CEO of two venture-backed companies. He is now co-author of Decoding Silicon Valley: The Insider's Guide. 1. What was the exact moment when you first felt like you were a part of Tuck’s community? Continue Reading 


#IAMTUCK: A Day in the Life of Erin T’15

Guest Contributor, May 02, 2016

Erin Ruhf T'15, a native of Virginia, lives in Chicago with her boyfriend Rob, a T'15, and their kitten Gili. Erin is the director of business development at The Eastman Egg Company—a startup restaurant group specializing in artisanal sandwiches. She received her BS  Continue Reading 


Why This Marine Chose Tuck

Admissions, March 29, 2016

By David Donahue T'17   Going to business school was not even on my radar while I was in the Marines.  I didn’t know its purpose or who it was intended for. I grew up in a small town west of Boston and attended Bowdoin College in Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: Kelly Stuart T’97, creator of Scrub Bugs

Guest Contributor, March 14, 2016

Kelly Stuart T’97 has almost 20 years of experience building brands and bringing new products to life for consumer goods companies such as Gillette and Procter & Gamble. She is also a mother of two amazing little girls ages six and two. Kelly is currently launching a new product: Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Duncan McDougall T’87

Guest Contributor, March 02, 2016

Duncan McDougall is the founder and Executive Director of the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) which he has run for 18 years. Duncan has worked as a management consultant, freelance writer, teacher, and public radio commentator. Duncan graduated from the Tuck School of Business in 1987 where he was awarded the Continue Reading 


#IAmTuck: A Day in the Life of Anne T’11

Guest Contributor, February 15, 2016

Every month, a student or alum takes over the Tuck School Instagram to show their week or day in the life.  Here's what a typical day at Amazon is like for Anne Carrihill T'11. Anne Carrihill T'11 manages the Instock team for Continue Reading 


Ask Me Anything: T’16s Remi Evans and Dan Linge

Guest Contributor, January 15, 2016

Remi Evans T’16, is originally from Colorado and graduated from Trinity College in 2011, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience with a minor in Math & Computer Science.  Prior to Tuck she worked at Citigroup, Inc. in New York City as an investment banking Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Bernardo Barrera Montemayor T’08

Guest Contributor, January 11, 2016

Bernardo Barrera Montemayor T'08 is a managing partner in a boutique consulting firm in Monterrey Mexico, Growth & Profit Consulting. He previously worked in BCG's Boston Office and Cemex Mexico. He finds time to teach Case Analysis at IPADE's full-time MBA and spend time with his Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Kristiana Helmick T’98

Guest Contributor, January 04, 2016

Kristiana Helmick T'98 is the general manager of the Pet Supplies category at Amazon. Tell me a little about yourself. I have worked at Amazon for seven years and am thrilled to work in technology, which blends very well with my early interest in media. At Amazon, I've 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 


Tuck: Where Voices Are Heard #TuckDivCo

Guest Student Contributor, December 04, 2015

By Shruti Nambiar T'17 Shruti grew up and worked in various regions in India. She studied civil engineering and worked as a field engineer at Schlumberger in Russia and India. Her long-term career goal after Tuck is to connect her background in technology with Continue Reading 


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