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Ken F. T'12, May 21, 2012My first class at Tuck was the Yellowtail case in AGM. My study group had spent literally hours preparing it - reading, analyzing, calculating, debating - and we were relatively efficient. Some groups went as far as to check flight schedules between cities mentioned in the case, to figure out Continue Reading
Luis G - T'13, May 16, 2012The dividend discount model is one of the valuation techniques I learned in Financial Statement Interpretation and Analysis, a class that prepares students to effectively analyze and interpret financial statements. Basically, the dividend discount model says that the value of a company is worth the discounted sum of all Continue Reading
Ken F. T'12, May 04, 2012It's real. It's actually happening. We T'12s are going to have to graduate and re-enter the real world. Soon. If you had asked me before spring break when I'd like to start work, I would have said, "tomorrow". Not that I wasn't having a great Continue Reading
Blog Guest, May 03, 2012Mike Nowak currently resides in Saratoga Springs, NY where he has worked in private wealth management for the past four years. ASW had been circled on my calendar for a long time now. For me, ASW was the culmination of a long, drawn out, strenuous but successful and rewarding process. Continue Reading
Ken F. T'12, April 30, 2012All stereotypes exist for a reason. All generalizations are wrong. Whatever your view, top MBA schools have stereotypes. The eight minute video below was produced recently by our friends at Columbia Business School and does a very entertaining job of reviving some old stereotypes. It has been spreading like wildfire Continue Reading
Blog Guest, April 28, 2012Marcy (TP '14) and Zach Hogan (T '14) currently live in Northern California. Zach works as a chemical engineer in San Francisco, Marcy is a stay-at-home mom to their two boys. About a year ago my husband, Zach, began the process of applying to business school. On the strong Continue Reading
Blog Guest, April 25, 2012Alejandro Lorenzo-Rojas was born in Havana, Cuba and grew up in Central Florida. Before Tuck he was an Economics major working as a Fixed Income Product Specialist in New York. "Last Thursday, I escaped the hustle and bustle that is New York for a weekend retreat that Tuck Continue Reading
Justin R T'13, April 25, 2012Admitted Students Weekend (ASW) 2012 has come and gone, and it was an amazing weekend. I've been so incredibly busy the past few months planning the social events for ASW with Tory O'Kane (T13) and several other first year student chairs. At times, the workload was downright absurd. Planning 3 Continue Reading
Pete. T'13, April 23, 2012One great thing about Tuck is the living, learning community. As a single Tuckie (or one without a TP up in Hanover), you have the opportunity to live on campus in the dorms your first year. I never thought that after I left the dorms in undergrad, I would find Continue Reading
Ken F. T'12, April 21, 2012In the Woody Allen movie Midnight in Paris, Gil Pender (Owen Wilson) time travels to the 1920s - his favorite era - where he is surrounded by Picasso, Hemingway, Dali and Cole Porter. But he finds that they long for a different Paris - the 1890s Belle Epoch, with Gaugin, Continue Reading
Pete. T'13, April 18, 2012So there are many things that prove how the Tuck community is so amazing, but one great example is Tuck Gives. For those of you unfamiliar to what Tuck Gives is, it is a student run organization that raises money for Tuckies looking to intern in the nonprofit sector. Basically, Continue Reading
Ken F. T'12, April 01, 2012My wife said to me this weekend that our class gift should be to name the 18th hole at Hanover Country Club after the Tuck Class of 2012. I kind of like the juxtaposed frivolity and endurance of her idea. And it got me thinking: the Tuck MBA is quite a Continue Reading
Laura T'13, March 31, 2012Over spring break, I went with a group of 22 other Tuckies (and a number of great Tuck Partners) to Madrid. We went on a very short exchange program (1 week) with the IE Business School. While there, we had wonderful classes taught by some of the “superstar” Continue Reading
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