Tuck 360: MBA Blog

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Welcoming the Tuck Class of 2017: A Letter from Dean Slaughter

Guest Contributor, September 01, 2015

Dear Members of the Tuck Community, Today is a thrilling day, as it is my honor and pleasure to introduce our newest class of Tuck MBA students.  Under today’s warm sunshine and blue skies, 286 dynamic, capable, and inspirational T'17s began their Tuck journey together, meeting with Continue Reading 


Techies or Tuckies? The Silicon Valley Boot Camp

Guest Student Contributor, August 26, 2015

By Vijay A. Joshi Vijay is an incoming T’17. Born in central Pennsylvania, Vijay is making a return to the Northeast after spending the past three years in South Florida. Prior to Tuck, Vijay worked in both supply chain and corporate strategy for Office Depot. Vijay Continue Reading 


Alaska Native, Stanford Grad, Pilot: Meet Katelyn T’17

Guest Student Contributor, August 07, 2015

By Katelyn Baldwin T'17 Katelyn is an incoming T’17 from Wasilla, Alaska. She graduated from Stanford in 2009 with a BA in international relations and minors in African and Middle Eastern languages and Jewish studies. Before Tuck, she spent nearly five years in international development working for Chemonics International, an Continue Reading 


New SafeRides App Helps Tuckies Get Home Safely

Guest Student Contributor, June 25, 2015

By Neil Kulkarni T’16 Neil is a first-year student at Tuck who spent the past four years working in strategy consulting at Deloitte advising clients in the CPG and health care industries. Neil is currently the technology representative on the Student Board and is also actively involved in tripod Continue Reading 


Halfway There: 4 Takeaways from My First Year at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, June 17, 2015

By Kiley Winsnes T'16 Kiley is a first-year student at Tuck. Before arriving in Hanover, she was living in stunning San Francisco and working for an integration software company. Originally from Chicago, Kiley spent her formative years in Seattle before chasing the California sunshine for her undergraduate degree in economics Continue Reading 


Embrace the Uncertainty: My Recruiting Experience at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, June 08, 2015

By Steve Harrington T'16 Steve was born and raised in Connecticut. After graduating from Lafayette College with a degree in electrical and computer engineering, he commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army. He spent four years in the Army, including a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan, before starting at Continue Reading 


Top Four Things I Learned from Planning & Attending Admitted Students Weekend

Guest Student Contributor, May 11, 2015

By Kiley Winsnes T'16 Kiley is a first-year student at Tuck. Before arriving in Hanover, she was living in stunning San Francisco and working for an integration software company. Originally from Chicago, Kiley spent her formative years in Seattle before chasing the California sunshine for her undergraduate degree in economics Continue Reading 


How I Landed A Summer Internship at Siemens USA

Guest Student Contributor, May 07, 2015

By Kevin Friedenberg T'16 Originally from Needham, MA, Kevin Friedenberg graduated from Swarthmore College in 2010 and spent four years as a management consultant prior to coming to Tuck.  For Kevin, Tuck represented an opportunity to switch careers, with the goal of joining a company’s internal strategy team Continue Reading 


A New Perspective on Health Care: The Netherlands GIX at the TIAS School for Business and Society

Guest Student Contributor, April 30, 2015

By Eric Giles T’16, Robin Daley T’16, and Bryan Pyfer T’16 Ten students traveled to the Netherlands over spring break to attend a Global Insight Expedition (GIX) led by Bob Hansen, senior associate dean and the Norman W. Martin 1925 Professor of Business Administration. Global Continue Reading 


Women @ Tuck: Growing, Leading, Learning

Admissions, April 28, 2015

Last  fall, Senior Associate Director of Admissions and head of women’s recruitment Pat Harrison, sat down with the President of Tuck’s Women in Business Club, Lindsey Windham, to talk about her experience as a woman at Tuck. While this blog highlights some of Lindsey's Continue Reading 


Can you start a business in the woods?

Guest Student Contributor, April 27, 2015

By Justin Gerrard T'16 Justin is co-founder of Bae (Before Anyone Else), a mobile matchmaking app curated for people of color. Bae won first place at the 13th annual Dartmouth Ventures Competition and he will be pursuing the venture full time during the summer. Justin is a graduate of Harvard Continue Reading 


Building Business from Thin Air: The Start-Up Science of What-To-Do-Tomorrow

Guest Student Contributor, April 20, 2015

By Pete T'16, Tuck Bridge '09 A first-year student at Tuck, Pete is co-founder of Decade Records and drummer for Filligar, a touring American rock band. He has served as a cultural ambassador for the U.S. State Department and is a voting member of The National Academy of Recording Arts Continue Reading 


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