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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 


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 


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