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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Rugby at Tuck: Where the Focus Is Always On the Team

Guest Student Contributor, November 13, 2014

By Dominic Yau T’16 Dominic grew up in Hong Kong and London. After graduating from University of Warwick in 2008 with a bachelor’s in mathematics, he worked as an insurance underwriter for Markel International. Outside of the classroom, Dominic enjoys playing rugby, tripod hockey, and reading. Although most Continue Reading 

Veterans Day and the Common Good: An Opportunity for Reflection

Guest Student Contributor, November 11, 2014

By Dan Linge T'16 Dan hails from Wenatchee, Wash. and attended the University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y. 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, Maine Continue Reading 

The Tuck Study Group Experience; Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Fall A

Guest Student Contributor, November 10, 2014

By Ale Jochum T'16 Ale is a first year-year student at the Tuck School of Business. Before coming to beautiful Hanover, she worked in clean tech and management consulting in San Francisco. After Tuck, she hopes to harness the forces of business to protect the natural world. She is originally Continue Reading 

A Voice Rocking in the Wilderness

Guest Student Contributor, November 05, 2014

By Pete D’09, T’16 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 Continue Reading 

Find Your Calling—Not Your Career

Guest Student Contributor, October 27, 2014

By Eric Giles T'16 Eric is a career switcher who transitioned from an education nonprofit—Teach For America—to the health care sector. He hopes to expand health access to all populations. I’m not looking for a career. I’m looking for a calling. I Continue Reading 

Time ... AKA Priority Management

Guest Student Contributor, October 23, 2014

By Morgan Holl T'16 Morgan hails from the Washington, D.C. area. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia where he majored in economics and Spanish. Prior to arriving in Hanover, Morgan was a civilian employee in the Department of Defense, most recently in Germany, where he Continue Reading 

Exploring the Marketing World: Marketing Career Trek Part II

CDO, October 22, 2014

By Lizzie Napier T’91 Lizzie Napier is an associate director in Tuck’s Career Development Office and specializes in the consumer goods, retail, and social enterprise industries. She is a marketing strategy expert, social entrepreneur, and consummate connector: This was my second year accompanying students on the annual Continue Reading 

Exploring the Marketing World: Marketing Career Trek Part I

Guest Student Contributor, October 21, 2014

By Sarah Hayes T’16 Sarah is a first year student at Tuck. Prior to Tuck, she worked in strategic planning at the Travelers Companies in Hartford, CT and as a management consultant at Accenture in Charlotte, NC. Sarah is from Guilford, CT and graduated with a bachelor of science Continue Reading 

A Few Notes on Location or Why it’s Awesome to Live in the Middle of Nowhere

Guest Student Contributor, October 20, 2014

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 

Tuckies Do Boston: The Boston Consulting Trek

Guest Student Contributor, October 07, 2014

By Nicole Daniele T’16 Nicole Daniele T’16 grew up in Edison, New Jersey and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in international relations and Italian. Prior to Tuck, she worked at the Private Bank at J.P. Morgan for five years, in Philadelphia as a Continue Reading 

“The Tuck School and its Center For Business & Society Get It.”

Guest Student Contributor, October 06, 2014

By Avi Sethi T’16 It was past 10 p.m. on August 14th when I arrived in Hanover, NH. While this marked the end of a cross-country road-trip which had started in Palo Alto, CA, it also marked the start of a new journey. There was both a sense of Continue Reading 

Tuckies Go West: The Inaugural Silicon Valley Boot Camp

Guest Student Contributor, September 11, 2014

Giuliana Vetrano, T’16, grew up outside Philadelphia before heading to Boston for college. (As a lifetime East Coaster, she especially enjoyed the Silicon Valley Boot Camp.) She studied history and French as an undergrad at Harvard, and immediately after graduation taught those same two subjects in Connecticut prep schools. Continue Reading 

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