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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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 


Top 3 Reasons for Choosing Tuck: Military Edition

Admissions, April 05, 2016

We asked a couple members of our Armed Forces Alumni Association (AFAA) what their top 3 reasons for choosing Tuck were. Here's what they had to say... Sam F. Courtney, T’17 Sam grew up in Auburn, WA and is a 2010 graduate of Stanford University with a BA in Public Continue Reading 


Military Visit Day (Sneak Peek): Tips for Applicants

Admissions, March 31, 2016

By David Donahue T'17   On Tuesday, I shared my personal path to the Marines and then to Tuck. Today, looking back at the application process, there are a few tips I would give to business school applicants with military backgrounds (a small dose of the kind of things you' 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 


To the Veterans, From a Veteran

Guest Student Contributor, October 01, 2015

By Dave Dauphinais  Dave is currently enrolled in the joint Masters in Business Administration and Masters in Public Administration program between Tuck and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Prior to going back to school, he spent ten years in the Navy working in Special Operations. He 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 


Life after the Military: Why an MBA?

Admissions, April 21, 2015

If you’re transitioning out of your military service, you have a wide array of choices in front of you. Why consider an MBA? Below, four Tuck veterans offer their perspectives on the value an MBA provides and why Tuck was the right school for them. If you Continue Reading 


From Marine to Tuckie: A Life Changing Opportunity

Guest Student Contributor, March 24, 2015

Kevin Moyer grew up in Massachusetts and received his bachelors in Political Science from the University of Maryland. He spent six years in the United States Marine Corps and is now an MBA Candidate at the Tuck School of Business.   Getting out of the Marines was one of the Continue Reading 


From Military to MBA

Admissions, February 19, 2015

By Kristin Roth Kristin is an Associate Director of Admissions at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and has been with Tuck since 2007. She serves on the admissions committee, reads applications, interviews candidates, leads recruitment of military veterans, and travels globally for Tuck. Though you may have heard this Continue Reading 


From Military to MBA

Kristin Roth - Admissions, August 28, 2014

I’ve written about this before but it bears repeating: MBA programs value students with military experience. At Tuck, our military students bring a high level of leadership, teamwork, grace under pressure, and gravitas to the community. They contribute strongly in the classroom and to their study groups and Continue Reading 


Post-Script: Tuck Military Visit Day

Admissions, May 28, 2014

Tuck’s first Military Visit Day was, by all accounts, a rousing success. Twenty-six veterans and partners visited Tuck on May 12th and were treated to a great introduction to what an MBA and two years at Tuck could be like. Even the weather got into the act, with Continue Reading 


Why should you attend Tuck’s Military Visit Day?

Guest Student Contributor, April 15, 2014

Dan Bleicher T'15, grew up in Fort Lauderdale, FL and attended the USNA, graduating with a B.S. in Political Science.  Upon graduation he flew S-3 Vikings as an NFO and E-6B Mercury’s as a pilot.  He also served as the Executive Assistant to the Continue Reading 


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