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.
Marcy H. TP'14, November 06, 2012Halloween in Hanover was great fun. On Halloween afternoon we got all the kiddos in Sachem Village together for a short parade to show off their costumes followed by a pizza party and, of course, trick-or-treating. It was really something to see our little neighborhood overrun by all Continue Reading
Claire B. TP14, October 30, 2012When Will was applying to schools, he of course registered to visit Tuck and participate in an interview while here. Part of the registration process was identifying whether or not he had a partner, and if so, if his partner (yours truly) would be be coming to campus with Continue Reading
Marcy H. TP'14, October 09, 2012Many people talk about the tight-knit community here at Tuck in general, and among the families living at Sachem Village. In the two months that we have lived here we have found it to be as warm, welcoming, and open as we had heard. The warm smiles and easy playdates Continue Reading
Blog Guest, October 03, 2012It is fall in Hanover, which is arguably the most beautiful time of the year. Leaves are changing, the weather is cooling, and you are able to re-introduce your favorite warm weather gear! Most people are out hiking, biking, fishing – enjoying all the upper valley has Continue Reading
Claire B. TP14, October 02, 2012Question: what do trombones, puppies, and apple crisp have in common? Answer: My last Sunday involved these wide-ranging activities, and I learned about them all through resources specifically designed to connect Tuck partners. By way of background: I considered myself pretty proficient at facebook... until I moved to Hanover as Continue Reading
Juliet H. T'14, September 11, 2012In the interest of full disclosure, Hanover is limited in shall we say ‘traditional’ forms of entertainment. The Upper Valley lacks the major sports teams, world-class museums, and famous restaurants that characterize the cities from which many of us hail. And for this, I could not be more Continue Reading
Justin R T'13, May 27, 2012Wow. I can’t believe my first year is over. Fall A and B, Winter and Spring Terms. All over. What an experience it’s been. It was pretty difficult zeroing in on a particular topic to write about for this post because so much has happened in Continue Reading
Ken F. T'12, May 22, 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
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