Tuck 360: MBA Blog

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 Treks - An Intimate Look into the Energy Sector

CDO, November 26, 2013

Jeph Shaw is a T’15 originally from Western Massachusetts.  After graduating from Tufts University in 2007, he joined the technology group of an investment bank in Boston focusing on Merger and Acquisition advisory.  Most recently, he worked in energy private equity with a firm based in Hanover, focusing Continue Reading 


Tuck Math

Carolyn Sherry - T'15, September 25, 2013

As I prepared to attend B-school, I was concerned about my quantitative background. I haven’t taken a math class in almost 10 years! Would I be able to make it? We are now almost done with Fall A- the first four weeks of Tuck when you take nine credits, Continue Reading 


MBA Summer Internship: PG&E in California

Guest Student Contributor, September 25, 2013

The Center for Global Business and Government at Tuck is dedicated to programs and activities that prepare business leaders to better understand, shape, and succeed in the dynamic interactions between business and government in the global economy.  They focus on three areas: outreach, research, and MBA enrichment - Continue Reading 


Why I Chose a Dual Degree

Adam Ranson, July 04, 2013

Hello again, everyone.  I hope that I didn’t miss the mark too badly with my last post by jumping right into the mechanics of my dual degree program without really explaining why I chose to do it in the first place.  With that in mind, I Continue Reading 


The Value of Military Experience and Tuck

Kristin Roth, June 05, 2013

I've recently returned from the Service Academy Career Conference (SACC) in Washington, DC, held the Friday before Memorial Day. It was perfect timing to let our prospective military applicants know how grateful Tuck is for your service and how much we value your experience.   I’d like Continue Reading 


Section Wars and the End of Fall B

Alice L. – T’14, December 22, 2012

We T’14s are a quarter done with our Tuck experience (so sad!) and the time has absolutely blown by. It has been incredible. However, in looking back, the experience has been a bit bittersweet – making it through Fall A and B has been a lot harder than Continue Reading 


A review of the Tuck curriculum

Luis G - T'13, December 14, 2012

A few weeks ago I found myself on an airplane thinking about many things.  One thing I was thinking about was all the exciting places my classmates will be visiting during the winter break.  Many will be traveling throughout South America visiting new places and new cultures.  Continue Reading 


Supply Chain Field Trip!

Laura T'13, November 09, 2012

A few weeks ago, my Supply Chain class went to on a field tip to LLBean and Red Hook.  Dean Johnson, the professor, is an enthusiastic teacher who is really excited by supply chain and logistical details.  We went to Maine first, to explore the LLBean shipping and Continue Reading 


‘Twas the Night Before Fall B

Andrew M. - T'14, October 07, 2012

For us first years, tomorrow, in addition to being Columbus Day, is also the start of our Fall B term.  Reflecting back on my eight weeks here at Tuck, I was inspired to verse.  For those putting the finishing touches on your Tuck admissions application, I hope this Continue Reading 


Fall A Roller Coaster

Oksana C. T'14, October 02, 2012

Fall A – first four week term of our first year at Tuck is over. It was… When I was thinking how to best describe it, first an image of a race car came to my mind. It starts immediately, develops speed in no time and an enormous weight Continue Reading 


Electing Your Future

Laura T'13, September 25, 2012

The second year is different in a lot of ways.  One way is that we get to choose our own classes!  Last year was full of core classes, which were necessary and great.  Last year, we were able to choose two electives in the spring term, but Continue Reading 


Spring Term Has Started

Laura T'13, April 03, 2012

In the spring term, us first years get a crack at two elective courses.  This is exciting, considering so far, we’ve just had core courses.  Two of our four regular courses are core, two are elective, and there is an extra major project, the First Year Continue Reading 


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