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Welcome Class of 2014!

Ken F. T'12, April 19, 2012

I have only 16 classes left at Tuck, and as though to remind me that my halcyon days of sunrise golf outings and sunset cycles along the Connecticut River are numbered, Admitted Students Weekend starts tomorrow! Admitted students of the incoming Class of 2014 have a lot to look forward to over Continue Reading 


Tuck Gives so much!

Leslie K. TP'12, April 18, 2012

Oh man. Pete beat me to it!   While it's been quite some time since I've contributed to this blog, it's not for a lack of things to write about. Quite the opposite in fact, but it is last week’s hilariously fun event that has Continue Reading 


Tuck Gives Again and Again!

Pete. T'13, April 18, 2012

So 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 


Classroom Technology

Luis G - T'13, April 18, 2012

Prior to Tuck, I never put much thought into what I should expect in terms of technology in the classroom.  For me, technology is important because I feel it’s a good way for professors to give a subject more life.  For example, professors can play videos Continue Reading 


A Student Report on Mini Exchange Program in Spain

Nancy G.- Admissions, April 16, 2012

T'13 Nishant Daruka shares his experience during a 1-week spring break exchange program with the IE University Business School in Spain. Read about it in his post on Tuck's Center for International Business blog var gaJsHost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ? "https://ssl." : "http://www."); document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + Continue Reading 


More Prep Advice

Luis G - T'13, April 07, 2012

Over the last couple of weeks a few T’14s have asked me about the rigor of the first-year curriculum.  My response:  challenging and demanding but fun.  Yes, I said it, fun.  There will be some days that are hard but I recommend enjoying the Continue Reading 


Spring Term Has Started

Laura T'13, April 03, 2012

In the spring term, us first years get a crack at two elective courses.  This is exciting, considering so far, we’ve just had core courses.  Two of our four regular courses are core, two are elective, and there is an extra major project, the First Year Continue Reading 


Sit down and stay a while

Pete. T'13, April 02, 2012

One of the great things about being up in Hanover is that when executives come to visit or to help lead a case discussion in a class, they come up here for more than just that. You see, when you come to Hanover you can’t exactly just swing Continue Reading 


The Eighteenth

Ken F. T'12, April 01, 2012

My 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 


Madrid Exchange Spring Break Trip

Laura T'13, March 31, 2012

Over 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 


Preparing for Cases

Luis G - T'13, March 29, 2012

  Perhaps this is a bit early to think about but I’m sure there are a few admits wondering how to prepare for case studies.  My first piece of advice is to not underestimate the time it takes to prepare for a case.  It’s Continue Reading 


Where in the World are the Tuckies?

Pete. T'13, March 26, 2012

If I had a dollar for every mile travelled by Tuckies over Spring Break, I would be retired on a beach in the Caribbean. Over the two week break, Tuckies spread out across the globe! From Kosovo to South Africa, Brazil to Sun Valley, you could find Tuckies on 6 continents. Continue Reading 


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