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Why Travel? A Tuck MBA Weighs In

Guest Student Contributor, January 04, 2018

By Tanvi Nayar T’18 If you are budgeting for school right now, then this post is for you. For starters, please add a new line item for traveling in that excel model you have created. I cannot, cannot, CANNOT stress enough the importance of traveling and exploring different cultures. Continue Reading 


Waitlisted?

Admissions, December 19, 2017

We know “waitlist” wasn't the decision you were hoping for. But rather than seeing this in a completely negative light, keep in mind that being waitlisted indicates there were many strengths in your application. Tuck receives a lot applications and the pool is very competitive. Continue Reading 


Why I Left the Military and Chose Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, December 12, 2017

By Mike Keating If my decision to join the military was the best decision I ever made, then deciding to separate after eight years was the hardest. I felt lucky to be a member of teams which accomplished so much. I grew enormously, developed a great deal of confidence, and Continue Reading 


Tuckies Take on PE, VC in Boston

Guest Student Contributor, December 07, 2017

By Vitalie Djugostran T’18 20°F (-6°C) outside, a group of first- and second-year Tuck MBA students are boarding the bus in Hanover to go on a Private Equity and Venture Capital (PE/VC) trek in Boston. It is the first freezing morning in the Upper Valley, Continue Reading 


Creating My Tuck Story. What Will Yours Be?

Guest Student Contributor, December 06, 2017

By Tayo Odusanya T’19 A mantra we often hear at Tuck is “pay it forward.” So it would come as no surprise that Tuck’s participation in the MBA Tour recruiting event in Lagos on October 7, 2017 was the result of alumni, opting in when Continue Reading 


Q&A with Tuck Student Ambassador: Enrique Curiel

Admissions, December 05, 2017

Tuck Student Ambassadors collaborate with the Admissions Office to share their Tuck experience with prospective students. Part of this group is structured to represent eight geographical regions, with a Regional Captain leading each. In the coming months, we'll introduce you these student leaders! Today, meet Enrique Curiel, T'18 and Continue Reading 


Borealis Ventures: Venture Capital in Downtown Hanover

Guest Student Contributor, November 27, 2017

By Erica Toews T’18 When Phil Ferneau D’84, T’96 reflected on co-founding Borealis Ventures, he said, “How do you stay in the Upper Valley after Tuck? You get entrepreneurial.” The Entrepreneurship Club met Managing Director Ferneau and Associate Emily Snyder T’17 at the venture Continue Reading 


5 Questions with Alex Kranitzky T’13, VP of Power & Utilities, Barclays Investment Bank

Guest Student Contributor, November 22, 2017

Alex Kranitzky T’13 is a vice president in power and utilities in Barclay’s investment banking division. He was kind enough to answer a few questions about his experience after Tuck. As told to Pooja Yadav T’18 What was the most important part of your Tuck experience Continue Reading 


The Value of the MBA Case Competition

Guest Student Contributor, November 21, 2017

By Stephiney Foley T'18 My first MBA admissions encounter was with Senior Associate Director of Admissions Amy Mitson at Tuck’s Palo Alto reception in 2015. I sat in a roomful of eager Tuck hopefuls trying to decipher whether Hanover could be my home away from home for the next Continue Reading 


Energy 101

Guest Student Contributor, November 15, 2017

By Owen Jones T'19 On Friday, October 13, 2017, Tuck’s first-year students enjoyed their first class-less Friday of business school. Many made the most of it by hiking, apple-picking, traveling, brunching, or simply by sleeping in late. Yet, sixteen of us were huddled in a classroom that day to take Continue Reading 


How I Leveraged Tuck’s Entrepreneurial Resources to Launch a Startup

Guest Student Contributor, November 15, 2017

By H. Holland Davis T'18 I enrolled in Building Entrepreneurial Ventures (BEV) to get a sense of what it means to be an entrepreneur before I graduate and begin a career in finance. BEV is an experiential learning class at Tuck taught by serial entrepreneur Daniella Reichstetter T’07&mdash Continue Reading 


Opt In

Guest Student Contributor, November 14, 2017

By Jamie Mittelman T’19 I’m lying on wooden oars, surrounded by snoring classmates who I met 12 hours ago, our boat gently rocking up and down. I’ve counted three shooting stars, my belly is full with the tacos my classmates made, and my arms dangle by Continue Reading 


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