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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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Top 5 Blog Posts of 2015

Guest Contributor, December 23, 2015

With a new dean, record-breaking career stats for the Class of 2015, the official launch of TuckGO, and welcoming the impressive Class of 2017, 2015 has been a great year! Here's a look back at some of our top blog posts of the year.  #1. Welcoming the Class of 2017: A Letter from Continue Reading 


A Day in the Life of a First Year: Wendy Wong

Guest Student Contributor, December 11, 2015

By Wendy Wong T'17 Wendy is a T’17 originally from the Boston area. She attended Boston University, where she studied finance, marketing, and entrepreneurship. After graduating, Wendy worked in the retail sector, where she specialized in business strategy. Most recently, she worked for a retailer based in Florida before 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 


A Few Words on Immersing Yourself

Guest Student Contributor, December 01, 2015

By Shashank Munjal T'17 Shashank is a first-year student at Tuck who received his BSME from Purdue University. He previously worked for Cummins Inc. in Columbus, IN. Everyday, I experience Hanover’s beautiful outdoors during my commute to Tuck. My walk, which is part of the Appalachian Trail, Continue Reading 


Running and Walking Trails in Hanover

Guest Contributor, November 16, 2015

By Megan Kelso, Tuck Partner Megan is a freelance graphic designer and illustrator for stationery products. You can see her work at www.meganlkelso.com. Megan grew up in Ithaca, New York, studied art at Colgate University, and then lived and worked in Washington, DC for several years. She now Continue Reading 


Veterans Day and the Common Good: An Opportunity for Reflection

Guest Student Contributor, November 11, 2015

By Dan Linge T'16 Dan hails from Wenatchee, WA and attended the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY on a Naval ROTC scholarship  completing majors in Political Science and History. He served for nearly three years in various roles on an Arleigh Burke class destroyer out of Bath, ME Continue Reading 


Location, Location, Location

Admissions, November 10, 2015

In the Admissions Office, we often hear from prospective students who are concerned about the fact that Tuck is located in Hanover, NH (i.e. not New York, Boston, Chicago, London, etc.). Two weeks ago we published a post titled “Why you should get an MBA at Tuck Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Erin Ruhf T’15

Guest Contributor, November 05, 2015

Erin Ruhf T'15, a native of Virginia, lives in Chicago where she is the director of business development at The Eastman Egg Company—a startup restaurant group specializing in artisanal sandwiches. She received her B.S. at the University of Virginia’s McIntire Continue Reading 


Why You Should Get an MBA at Tuck: Part II

Admissions, November 03, 2015

People pursue an MBA to enhance their career or switch careers.  So as careers go…why Tuck? It comes down to our scale relative to our peers and, again, to access—access to incredible resources dedicated to helping you in your career search. And access to recruiters Continue Reading 


Thinking Innovatively About Your Career

Guest Contributor, November 02, 2015

By Sarah Allin TP'17 Sarah is a fellow at the Government Performance Lab at the Harvard Kennedy School. Her husband, Tom, is a T’17, and they live in Norwich, Vermont with their three-year-old standard poodle, Charlie. You can email her any questions at sarah_allin@hks.harvard.edu.  Continue Reading 


Why You Should Get an MBA at Tuck: Part I

Admissions, October 27, 2015

Let's start with the basics. What makes Tuck distinctive? Why Tuck? Broadly, there are two reasons that make Tuck a true transformative educational experience and distinctive among top business schools.  The first is our community.  Tuck is known the world over for its close-knit and supportive community. Continue Reading 


Q&A: How DivCo Helped Solidify My Decision to Come to Tuck

Guest Contributor, October 09, 2015

Dayne Jervis T'17 started at the Tuck School of Business in fall 2015. Prior to Tuck, he worked at BlueMountain Capital Management in New York City where he worked as a team lead in the Equity Derivatives Middle Office group for one year. Before BlueMountain, Dayne worked in the same capacity Continue Reading 


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