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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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Career Services: Interview Prep & Offer Negotiation

Admissions, April 04, 2017

Welcome to the fourth and final week of our Career Services series! For content from weeks 1-3, please scroll to the bottom. In addition to everything the Career Development Office offers, your classmates and second-year students will also be huge resources. Reach out to Career Club leadership with questions Continue Reading 


Five Questions with John Dorffeld T’10 of Chevron

Guest Contributor, March 22, 2017

By Shawn Curley T’17 John Dorffeld T’10 is a commercial operations representative at Chevron, Inc. in the MCBU Delaware Basin. John was kind enough to answer five of our questions. How did Tuck prepare you for a career in energy? Tuck prepared me for my energy career in Continue Reading 


Telling the Tuck Alumni Story in a New Way

Guest Contributor, February 08, 2017

Tuck recently launched a new online feature highlighting the diverse and rewarding paths our alumni embark on after they graduate, and the role Tuck played in their success. Alumni Stories is the new home of alumni content and gives us an opportunity to share the story of the incredible Tuck Continue Reading 


Tuck Mindfulness Society: Q&A with Eric Giles T’16

Guest Contributor, January 09, 2017

The Tuck Mindfulness Society (TMS) is a growing group of practitioners who use meditation and mindfulness techniques to develop better overall health, mental focus, satisfying personal relationships and leadership qualities such as empathy. One of TMS’s founders, Eric Giles T’16, is the Redwoods Resident at DaVita Kidney Continue Reading 


Student Panel: The Impact & Influence of Women at Tuck

Admissions, December 08, 2016

This fall, Pat Harrison, Interim Co-Director of Admissions, hosted a panel conversation with current students, entitled “Impact and Influence: How Women Make a Difference at Tuck.” This webinar explores the many ways women make a difference and find their place at Tuck. Hear their discussions about being supported Continue Reading 


Q&A with Tuck Student Ambassador: Chun-Yi (Jonathan) Wang

Admissions, November 22, 2016

Tuck's Student Ambassador Team collaborates with the Admissions Office to share their Tuck experience with prospective students. The Team is structured by geographical region, with an SAT Captain leading each. In the following months, we'll introduce you to them. Today, meet Chun-Yi (Jonathan) Wang, T'18 and Asia Continue Reading 


Student Panel: Careers at Tuck

Admissions, November 15, 2016

Tuck’s Career Development Office (CDO) assists students in achieving consistent career success—helping Tuck maintain its position at the top of national MBA employment rankings.  Elizabeth Napier T’91, Associate Director of the Career Development Office, and current second-year students Brian Cook, Clair Briggs, Nick Ritter, Continue Reading 


#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 


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