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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 


Home is where the dorm is . . .

Pete. T'13, April 23, 2012

One great thing about Tuck is the living, learning community. As a single Tuckie (or one without a TP up in Hanover), you have the opportunity to live on campus in the dorms your first year. I never thought that after I left the dorms in undergrad, I would find Continue Reading 


Midnight in Paris

Ken F. T'12, April 21, 2012

In the Woody Allen movie Midnight in Paris, Gil Pender (Owen Wilson) time travels to the 1920s - his favorite era - where he is surrounded by Picasso, Hemingway, Dali and Cole Porter. But he finds that they long for a different Paris - the 1890s Belle Epoch, with Gaugin, Continue Reading 


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 


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