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Looking back at September 2017: the shortest month of my life

Guest Student Contributor, October 16, 2017

By Akshat Kalra T’19 Long before I arrived in Hanover, many Tuckies had spoken about the initiation into the Tuck life: Fall A. In the excitement of moving and meeting new friends, I had forgotten about this four-week academic term that awaited us right after Orientation. I distinctly remember Continue Reading 


The Life of Your Tuck Application

Admissions, October 03, 2017

With Tuck’s first application deadline (fast!) approaching, it's the perfect time to shed some light on our evaluation process. Below you’ll find an abbreviated excerpt from a recent Clear Admit interview with Tuck’s executive director of admissions and financial aid, Luke Anthony Continue Reading 


Personal, Connected, Transformative: Your Intro to Tuck

Admissions, September 26, 2017

At Tuck, you create your own future. Through everyday encounters with people who inspire you, global experiences that expand your horizons, and activities that connect you to our community for life, Tuck offers an education as individual as each of its students. Tuck’s Admissions Team is out and Continue Reading 


The Evolving Media Landscape: An Internship with NPR

Guest Student Contributor, September 21, 2017

By Meghan McDavid T’18 Prominently displayed in NPR’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. is a poster of longtime NPR host Michel Martin invoking Shirley Chisholm to describe NPR’s independent status. “We are ‘unbought and unbossed.’ The listeners own us.” The reality Continue Reading 


Webinar: A Walk Through the Tuck Application

Admissions, September 19, 2017

Hi everyone! To those planning to hit submit on October 4 (or before!) and those preparing for a future round, today we share with you a webinar all about Tuck’s application process. Admissions officer and member of the admissions committee, Stephanie Butler, shares tips on tackling essays, getting ready Continue Reading 


Tuck’s Women in Business & Diversity Conferences

Admissions, September 12, 2017

There’s still time to apply for Tuck’s Women in Business Conference, or Diversity Conference! Why you should consider it: First and foremost, it’s an excellent opportunity to get to know Tuck. You’ll learn about Tuck’s rigorous curriculum from Continue Reading 


“You Make a Life By What You Give”

Guest Student Contributor, September 12, 2017

An Internship With The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation By Zoltan Czinkoczky T’18 As you walk around the headquarters of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation in Concord, NH, you sense that it’s a special place. First of all, the building used to be a Baptist church, among others. Continue Reading 


A Summer Internship at Fisher-Price

Guest Student Contributor, September 11, 2017

By Caroline Stern T'18 If you asked me a year ago what I would be doing for my summer internship, I never would have guessed that I would be working for a toy company. Prior to Tuck, I worked in a very different industry—wealth management—at a Continue Reading 


In The Classroom & On The Ice

Guest Student Contributor, September 08, 2017

By Abbe Cart T'18 As a first-year student, there are many excellent reasons to partake in the joyful, graceless tradition of Women’s Tripod Hockey.   Named for the two legs and stick that keep novice players upright, the late-night games are a unique opportunity to get to know Continue Reading 


Creating Impact Through A Venture Capital Firm

Guest Student Contributor, August 31, 2017

By Joe Henderson T'18 Coming to Tuck from my previous career at a startup, I knew I was interested in exploring the venture capital (VC) space as an opportunity to combine my past experiences and my Tuck education to provide financing and strategic guidance to startups. Through my summer internship Continue Reading 


How to Nail Your MBA Admissions Interview

Admissions, August 30, 2017

Last week’s blog post was all about interview logistics. Now that you know what’s ahead of you, we wanted to share a few tips to help you nail it. While Tuck’s interviews are meant to be a conversation, they should still be taken as Continue Reading 


My Summer as an Education Pioneers Fellow at Rocketship

Guest Student Contributor, August 29, 2017

By Erica Toews T’18 Writer Clint Smith has four core principles posted in his high school English class: “Read critically. Write consciously. Speak clearly. Tell your truth.” Over the course of three workshops, my cohort of twenty-five Education Pioneers Fellows internalized this message, embracing vulnerability and engaging Continue Reading 


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