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Financing Your MBA

Admissions, November 13, 2018

The Tuck MBA is an investment in yourself, and your capacity for wise leadership. The best time to start planning financially for your MBA is before you apply to business school, and after reflecting on your professional and personal aspirations. It’s important to be true to your goals. Continue Reading 


A Career Trek in Energy

Kevin Yuan T'20, November 12, 2018

When most people think about energy, they probably imagine a wind turbine, solar panels, or an oil refinery plant. What most people don’t realize is there was probably a private equity firm investing capital to kickstart the construction of the turbine and there was probably a data analytics Continue Reading 


Tuck Admissions Insights: Between the Rounds

Luke Anthony Peña, October 29, 2018

Happy October, friends!  My Admissions colleagues and I are (mostly) off the road and back at our base camp. Autumn is a beautiful time to visit Tuck, and we’ve been hosting many of you for campus visits. Several hundred of you Continue Reading 


The Inaugural Tuck Canoe Race

Daniel Hasler T’19, October 23, 2018

By Daniel Hasler T’19 Outside of a well-rounded core curriculum, a close knit-community, and a wide array of extracurricular opportunities, I came to Tuck to get outside. Having spent the last three years living and working in Washington, DC, I was ready for a break from midnight sirens and Continue Reading 


5 Questions with John Gardner T’13, Founder of Fitness Startup Kudos

Tuck Communications, October 17, 2018

John Gardner T'13 is the founder and CEO of Kudos, a tech-enabled personal training service that combines a human coach with a personalized exercise and nutrition program delivered via SMS, video chat and an app.  Before Kudos, he was COO at BuildZoom, a home improvement marketplace and a Continue Reading 


Inside a Course: Energy 101

Dan Sunderland T’20, October 09, 2018

Sandwiched between fall semester classes, club meetings and recruiting events, a group of Tuck and Thayer students recently enjoyed a September afternoon exploring the US energy industry.  This one-day course, sponsored by the Revers Center for Energy, gave a broad overview of the energy landscape from customers to physical Continue Reading 


Building a Health Care Network in Africa

Tolu Kehinde T'19, September 28, 2018

Tolu Kehinde is an MD-MBA student from Nigeria, who moonlights as a New Englander. She is a believer in the transformative power of words in all forms and hopes to one day be able to say she contributed significantly to African healthcare. For close to a decade, I’ve Continue Reading 


My Summer with a Mission-Driven Consulting Firm

Hudson Leung T'19, September 25, 2018

They told me I’d be working on multiple engagements. “Two or three,” I thought. “Four would be pushing it, right? No way it’ll be any more than four—that’s too much to juggle.” Five full engagements and 10 weeks later, Continue Reading 


Strategic Planning at Dartmouth-Hitchcock: My Summer Supporting Rural Health in VT & NH

Lily Powell T'19, September 18, 2018

Lily is a second-year student at Tuck and is pursuing her MBA alongside an MPH from The Dartmouth Institute. Prior to Tuck, Lily supported a variety of healthcare clients as a commercial strategy consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton in Washington, D.C. She obtained her B.A. from the College Continue Reading 


Tuck Admissions Insights: Your Short Answer Responses

Luke Anthony Peña, September 17, 2018

Happy September, friends! The T’20s have arrived, the T’19s have returned, and another great year is underway at the Tuck School. My Admissions colleagues and I are squeezing in as many trips as possible to see you before our September 24 application deadline—we have Continue Reading 


An Internship with Maine Venture Fund

Binh Nguyen T'19, September 13, 2018

Binh Nguyen is a proud member of the Class of 2019. In his free time, he loves to explore breweries, sing karaoke, and go hiking. Prior to Tuck, I worked with smallholder farmers in Cambodia and with microfinance institutions in the Philippines. Coming to business school, I knew that I wanted Continue Reading 


A Summer Internship with UNICEF

By Charles Yen T'19, September 11, 2018

My summer with the UNICEF Innovation Fund has been deeply fulfilling. Heading into the summer, I searched for experience within the venture capital and investing world. Coupled with my First Year Project with a Venture Capital firm focused on creating a social impact mandate for their new impact investing focused Continue Reading 


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