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Ken F. T'12, May 10, 2012

In today's FSIA class (an elective in which students perform fundamental financial and strategic analysis on companies to decide whether individual stocks are worth investing in), the industry under review was media and entertainment. We had two visitors in class to hear and give feedback on student presentations about Continue Reading 


Guest Blog: Kate Head T’13 and Health Care at Tuck

Blog Guest, May 08, 2012

I came to Tuck with two goals: transition into consulting and focus on health care. I still have a lot more that I want to do, but I wanted to take this opportunity to brag about unique aspects of health care at Tuck and the resources available for Tuckies to Continue Reading 


Freedom Tower

Ken F. T'12, May 07, 2012

There were some dark, dark days. My first memory of the whole thing is lying flat on my back on the burnt grass of a soccer field, looking down my body and seeing my knee cap on the side of my calf, and my lower leg at a horrific, unnatural Continue Reading 


Guest Blog: Jeff Zhou T’14 and the Tuck Alumni Network

Blog Guest, May 06, 2012

Jeff Zhou was born and raised in China, and is now living in Austin, Texas. Prior to Tuck, he worked in Corporate Development for a large media company.   Honestly, when I first began the b-school application process, I wasn’t too sure about Tuck. I came from a Continue Reading 


The Beginning of the End

Ken F. T'12, May 04, 2012

It'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 


Guest Blog: Mike Nowak T14’s ASW Experience

Blog Guest, May 03, 2012

Mike 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 


Guest Blog: Alice Lin T’14 is Excited for Tuck

Blog Guest, May 02, 2012

Alice Lin is a Los Angeles native currently living in Boston. Alice has worked in both the energy and actuarial consulting industries. Among other interests, she enjoys sampling new cuisines and anything and everything outdoors.    Wow, am I glad to be done with the whirlwind b-school application process! Continue Reading 


VG and the $300 House

Pete. T'13, May 01, 2012

I just wanted to highlight another one of the great members of the Tuck Faculty. Although I have not taken one of VG’s classes yet, I am looking forward to enrolling in his elective next year, Implementing Strategy.  The following is an excerpt from an email sent Continue Reading 


The Munger Games

Ken F. T'12, April 30, 2012

All 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 


Guest Blog: A Tuck Partner’s Take on Applying & ASW

Blog Guest, April 28, 2012

Marcy (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 


Guest Blog: Alejandro Lorenzo-Rojas T’14 and ASW

Blog Guest, April 25, 2012

  Alejandro 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 


T’14s Share their Experience on ASW/Tuck

Justin R T'13, April 25, 2012

Admitted 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 


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