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Avanti M. T'14, October 03, 2012

Now that I can breathe after the mad Fall A rush, I'm sitting at a Starbucks in New York contemplating the unique little community that Tuck has, and I cannot be more grateful for the honor of being able to call it mine. The things that some would call Continue Reading 


Thoughts on business school rankings - Assistant Dean Penny Paquette

Stephanie B. - Admissions, October 02, 2012

The following post was originally published by Assistant Dean and T'76, Penny Paquette in October 2011.  The first business school ranking of this year is set to be published later in the week. As application season gets underway so does the annual round of rankings of business Continue Reading 


Fall A Roller Coaster

Oksana C. T'14, October 02, 2012

Fall A – first four week term of our first year at Tuck is over. It was… When I was thinking how to best describe it, first an image of a race car came to my mind. It starts immediately, develops speed in no time and an enormous weight Continue Reading 


Trombones, puppies, and apple crisp

Claire B. TP14, October 02, 2012

Question: what do trombones, puppies, and apple crisp have in common? Answer: My last Sunday involved these wide-ranging activities, and I learned about them all through resources specifically designed to connect Tuck partners. By way of background: I considered myself pretty proficient at facebook... until I moved to Hanover as Continue Reading 


Executive Access

Andrew M. - T'14, October 02, 2012

One of the (many) areas in which Tuck professors excel is their ability to attract senior executives to campus to present in class sessions.  And one of the great things about Tuck's location in the Upper Valley is that executives can't just stop by; when they're Continue Reading 


Electing Your Future

Laura T'13, September 25, 2012

The second year is different in a lot of ways.  One way is that we get to choose our own classes!  Last year was full of core classes, which were necessary and great.  Last year, we were able to choose two electives in the spring term, but Continue Reading 


From the Forte Blog: A Non-Traditional Student’s View

Stephanie B. - Admissions, September 25, 2012

Stephanie O'Brien, T'14 and Forte Fellow, writes about her non-traditional journey to an MBA. After asking herself "how do you create functional, high-performing structures and systems, not just in a work environment but in your own life?" she's finding answers through three important life skills she's already Continue Reading 


Tuck Builds on Its Commitment To Latin America

Nancy G.- Admissions, September 24, 2012

Tuck has a long history in Latin America. With a passionate and committed group of successful alumni and corporations who value the skills and qualities Tuck graduates offer, Tuck is increasing its commitment to the region with the introduction of a Latin American Advisory board and has more than doubled Continue Reading 


The Upper Valley: Beauty All Around

Marcy H. TP'14, September 21, 2012

The past week I've found myself really feeling in awe of how beautiful the Upper Valley is.  I remember when we first moved here a couple months ago and felt in awe of how many trees there were and how GREEN everything was!  I love driving around Continue Reading 


To move or not to move?

Claire B. TP14, September 20, 2012

Let's face it: moving to the Upper Valley -- when you're not the one going to school there -- is a big "ask!" In all likelihood you don't already live here, meaning that Tuck will necessitate your student to move, meaning he or she is probably curious Continue Reading 


Fast Five

Andrew M. - T'14, September 19, 2012

I have been at Tuck for five weeks, and it is hard to believe how quickly time has flown by, how much fun I have had, and all that I have learned.  What’s not hard to believe, given all that I knew about Tuck before I arrived Continue Reading 


Life in (and around) Hanover: The Montshire Museum of Science

Marcy H. TP'14, September 18, 2012

I'd heard many great things about the Montshire Museum of Science, so it was one of the first things we wanted to check out once we got settled in the area.  I wasn't quite sure what to expect-- I thought it probably would be a neat indoor Continue Reading 


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