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For a Strong App in the Fall, do this Now

Admissions, May 16, 2017

It’s that time of year when we start to hear from more and more people who are diligently preparing to submit an application for the next application cycle. Here are a few quick pieces of advice for those diving into the application process: Dig Deep Introspection is key Continue Reading 


Ganesha’s Blessing: The 2017 India GIX

Guest Student Contributor, May 12, 2017

By Haydar Can Taygun T'18 Spring break of 2017 was a truly unforgettable and life-changing experience for 26 diverse and (randomly) well-matched Tuckies who went on the India Global Insight Expedition (GIX) with Professor Anant Sundaram, Sudershan Tirumala T’10, and Ravi Raj T’07. The theme of our expedition to Hyderabad Continue Reading 


Tuck Students Visit Top-Tier VC Firms in Silicon Valley

Guest Student Contributor, May 10, 2017

By Erica Toews T'18, Jodine Gordon T'18, Masato Morishima T'18 Tuck’s Venture Capital (VC) trek to California provided a fascinating lens through which to view Silicon Valley. Over two days, 26 first-year students visited eight VC firms, one accelerator, and one bank. During these visits, we learned that there Continue Reading 


TuckCast: Katelyn Baldwin T’17 Talks Global Experience at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, May 08, 2017

In the fourth edition of TuckCast, Alen Amini T’18 sits down with Katelyn Baldwin T'17 to learn more about her global experience at Tuck and her involvement with the Center for Business, Government & Society in bringing former U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte and then New Hampshire Governor Maggie Continue Reading 


Vietnam in an Era of Reform and Globalization

Guest Student Contributor, May 01, 2017

By Ladji Kouyate T’17 My motivation for attending the Vietnam GIX course during spring break 2017 was very simple: I wanted to understand the factors that led Vietnam to go from a low-income country to a middle-income country. Coming from Cote d’Ivoire, a current low-income country, I thought Continue Reading 


First Investment for Tuck Social Venture Fund

Guest Student Contributor, April 28, 2017

By Jeff Lazarus T’17 Last month, the Tuck Social Venture Fund (TSVF) made its first investment since its inception more than a year ago: a $25,000 convertible note in Education Modified (“EdMod”), a Boston-based start-up in the education technology space. The company, which helps teachers improve learning outcomes Continue Reading 


Spring Break in a Conference Room?

Guest Student Contributor, April 26, 2017

By Samuel Goldhar T'18 Choosing to spend the first half of our spring break in a conference room to kick off a 10-week consulting project might seem like a curious decision for a group of first-year Tuck students. Tuckies have amazing options for spring break; organized trips with classmates, international Continue Reading 


Applying to b-school? Tips to Get Started

Admissions, April 21, 2017

It’s that time of year when we start to hear from people who are diligently preparing to submit an application in the next cycle. Here are a few quick pieces of advice for those in the earlier stages of the process: Dig Deep Introspection is Continue Reading 


TuckCast: A Conversation with Ema Reid T’17

Guest Contributor, April 20, 2017

In the third edition of TuckCast, Alen Amini T’18 sits down with Ema Reid T’17 to discuss what brought her to Tuck, her advice for prospective applicants, and her experience as a refugee of the Bosnian War.   After Tuck, Ema is headed to the marketing department at Continue Reading 


A Tale of Two Cities: The 2017 Israel GIX

Guest Student Contributor, April 18, 2017

By Michael Tensley T’18 During spring break of 2017, I traveled to Israel with 25 Tuck classmates for our Global Insight Expedition (GIX), guided by our two fearless leaders, professors Adam Kleinbaum and Daniella Reichstetter T’07. I would also be remiss if I forgot to mention our tour guide, Ori Continue Reading 


The Tuck First-Year Project: Personal. Connected. Transformative.

Guest Student Contributor, April 12, 2017

By Vedrana Greatorex T'18 There were 40 of them sitting in four rows. Quietly and orderly. Women were dressed in beautiful, bright colored saris with bold shades of reds, yellows and golds gleaming in the morning sun. Men were simply dressed and eyed us with humble curiosity. Many of the women Continue Reading 


Reducing Waste at Campus Events

Guest Student Contributor, April 10, 2017

An update on waste reduction efforts at the 2017 Business & Society Conference By Catherine Boysen T’18 Conferences at Tuck are a gathering place for discussion, ideas, and inspiration—but gathering hundreds of people also produces a tremendous amount of waste. This year, the Business and Society Conference sought Continue Reading 


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