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Personal, Connected, Transformative: Your Intro to Tuck

Admissions, September 26, 2017

At Tuck, you create your own future. Through everyday encounters with people who inspire you, global experiences that expand your horizons, and activities that connect you to our community for life, Tuck offers an education as individual as each of its students. Tuck’s Admissions Team is out and Continue Reading 


International Student Panels: Africa, Europe, Mexico

Admissions, May 31, 2017

Hi Tuck 360 Readers! Tuck’s Student Ambassador Team partners with the Admissions Office to share their Tuck experiences with prospective students around the world. We recently expanded our global reach by adding interactive webinars to the online event line-up. In case you weren’t able to view them Continue Reading 


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 


Career Services: On- and Off-Campus Recruiting

Admissions, March 21, 2017

Last week, we talked about the career exploration process at Tuck. This week, job opportunities and recruiting! You've seen the stats, you recognize the companies, but how does this whole thing work? Well, it varies. Some industries have been recruiting MBAs forever and have fairly structured processes, like consulting, Continue Reading 


Career Services: Exploration & Other Resources

Admissions, March 16, 2017

There’s a very good chance that you’re pursuing an MBA to change jobs—sometimes pretty drastically. Though you might guess some of the services provided by a school’s career office, we imagine there are others that aren’t so obvious. Furthermore, Continue Reading 


Career Coach: Top 3 Questions on the Consulting Industry

CDO, February 06, 2017

By Stephen Pidgeon T’07 I get a lot of questions from people who are thinking of doing an MBA and are interested in consulting as a post-MBA career. Here are some of the common ones: Do I need consulting experience to be a consultant? No! Consulting companies who recruit 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 


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 


A Dream Internship, with the Help of the CDO

Guest Student Contributor, August 22, 2016

By Keith Hollis T'17 Prior to Tuck, I spent five years serving in the United States Navy. Although my experiences were varied, I was able to develop a common set of skills and virtues that were forged from strategic and stressful situations. These experiences ranged from navigating a 700-foot-long Continue Reading 


CDO Weighs In: Recruiting Advice for the Consulting Industry - Part II

CDO, April 30, 2016

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. Talk about the logistics of the typical interview process for the consulting industry. Going back to the example of today’s Continue Reading 


CDO Weighs In: Recruiting Advice for the Tech Industry

CDO, April 10, 2016

Mathias Machado T’09 is an associate director of Tuck's Career Development Office. Discuss how you’d prepare for fit interviews for the tech industry. One of the things about tech to keep in mind is that it’s not the same as consulting or investment banking 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 


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