Student Stories

Hear from students about what makes Tuck and the FYP distinctive among the world’s top MBA programs.

Read more about why the FYP sets Tuck apart for students in the Tuck 360 MBA blogs below.


Tuck students in Germany for first-year project

Spring Break in a Conference Room?

Samuel Goldhar T'18 joined fellow Tuck students in Germany to kick off their 10-week global consulting project with PERI as part of the First-Year Project course.

 

The Himalayan Cataract Project: Personal. Connected. Transformative

“That morning, 40 eyes regained sight,” shares Vedrana Greatorex T’18 of her spring break spent in Nepal working with the Himalayan Cataract Project: CureBlindness.org for her First-Year Project.

 

Tuckies in Paris: My First-Year Project with PayPal France

Ashley Cahill T'17 describes how she and her team flew to France to spend a week at the PayPal Paris office during spring break where they conducted impactful, on the ground, primary research.

 

A Creative Fundraising Strategy: My First-Year Project with Worldfund

Katelyn Baldwin T'17 explains how working on a global team focused on a social sector issue in a country and culture that was new to her—during a time of national political upheaval and transition—was exactly the type of learning experience she hoped for at Tuck.

 

Q&A: Student-Led Zippity Brings Car-Care to You

Zippity Cars is an entrepreneurial First Year Project (FYP) that provides a subscription car-care service at one’s place of work.

 

‘A Dream Project’: Tuckies Evaluate Market for New Product

A team of Tuck students were tasked with evaluating the market for an emerging startup's product. Because it was such an early-stage venture, theirs was one of the projects uniquely situated between the “consulting” and “entrepreneurship” tracks.