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From snow storm to daffodils

Ken F. T'12, March 22, 2012

When my wife and I left Hanover for spring break, I had to dig the car out in the middle of another March snow storm. In the first week of the month, almost a foot of snow had accumulated in town. Oh, how times have changed! We returned from a Continue Reading 


White Cliffs

Ken F. T'12, March 07, 2012

I finally handed in my last term paper of Winter Term on Monday afternoon - there's only one term left in my Tuck career, and fewer than 100 days until graduation! My goal for Spring Term is to complete a triathlon. It's kind of a big deal to me. Continue Reading 


I survived the Winter Term (Off to Brazil!)

Justin R T'13, March 06, 2012

Before I update you on my life the last two weeks, let me first apologize for not yet giving you the VIP tour of La Chateau PV 440. Finals week + technical difficulties. I’m working on it, and hoping to have it up and ready for your viewing pleasure when Continue Reading 


Places to Visit: Maine

Luis G - T'13, March 05, 2012

    Prior to Tuck, I had not spent too much time in New England and the surrounding areas.  Now that I'm in Hanover, it's the perfect time to visit nearby cities.  One of the places that I recently visited is Portland, Maine.  Portland is Continue Reading 


Tripod Championships.  Tuck. Puck. Love.

Laura T'13, March 01, 2012

As I’m sure you’ve heard before, hockey is more than a game here at Tuck; it’s a way of life.  The majority of people play hockey, no matter their athletic background (or even ability to skate).  It is tons of fun and Continue Reading 


The Wide Lens

Ken F. T'12, March 01, 2012

The wait is over. The book is out. Tuck strategy professor Ron Adner's groundbreaking work on innovation is available in all good book stores. Buy it, read it, use it, tell your friends. You can read the first chapter for free here.   var gaJsHost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ? Continue Reading 


Catching up. Way up.

MJZ, February 29, 2012

This post summarizes my Fall term at Tuck. Reflections on Fall I can’t believe I’m writing about being done with Fall term. Seeing as this is my first blog post, here’s some background and what I’ve been up to the last 3+ months: Continue Reading 


It’s starting to pay off ...

Blythe C. TU'13, February 29, 2012

Dear Mom and Dad, Hope you are well! It's been a really busy week at Camp Tuck: Tuck Africa Week, big projects for Marketing and Strategy, final exams approaching, an event with other Forte Fellows, an Oscar Party, and Winter Carnival of course! Unfortunately, even though I helped to Continue Reading 


What Comes Around Pt. 3 - Gina des Cognets, T’01

Dia D. - Admissions, February 28, 2012

This week we have T'01 and Director of Marketing and Communications Gina des Cognets serving up some advice and fond memories. Gina loved her Tuck experience so much that she couldn't wait to come back and has been a sparkly-eyed advocate for applicants and the envy of her B Continue Reading 


Mini Courses

Ken F. T'12, February 27, 2012

Sam, a newly admitted student, recently submitted a question about the role of minis in the curriculum. I thought it best to answer in a separate post, as it is likely that more people will see the answer this way. First up, to Sam and all other admitted students for Continue Reading 


Unexpected Help in the Recruiting Process

Laura T'13, February 26, 2012

The on-campus recruiting process was definitely a whirlwind.  There were so many companies coming on campus, so many of my fellow classmates in suits, and so much extra stress around campus.  Luckily, this period is over.  Not so luckily, I didn’t get an internship offer. Continue Reading 


What Comes Around Pt. 2-Stephen Pidgeon, T’07

Dia D. - Admissions, February 24, 2012

Stephen Pidgeon, T'07 shares his unique perspective as a Tuckie who has returned to the roost. Stephen is an Associate Director in Tuck's Career Development Office and returns to Tuck (family in tow) after a stint with McKinsey in London. Q1: What advice would you give a student entering Continue Reading 


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