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Straight Outta Q&A: Starting a Student Club

Admissions, May 31, 2016

While the questions we hear in our on-campus Q&A session (part of every prospective student visit) can run the gamut, some stick out as being really insightful and others we hear over and over again. Wouldn’t it be great if we could share those answers with Continue Reading 


My Global First-Year Project with PERI in Germany

Guest Student Contributor, May 25, 2016

By Nicholas Ritter T'17 Nick Ritter is a second-year student at the Tuck School of Business. Prior to Tuck, Nick worked as an electrical and product engineer for Nabsys, a biotech startup developing genomic sequencing technology. This summer, he will be working with IBM Watson's Continue Reading 


Tuckies in Paris: My First-Year Project with PayPal France

Guest Student Contributor, May 16, 2016

By Ashley Cahill T'17 This winter, I joined four classmates to work on a First-Year Project for PayPal France. The First-Year Project (FYP) at Tuck gives students the valuable opportunity to apply key learnings from the core curriculum to a real business setting. This year, Tuck’s FYP clients Continue Reading 


A Creative Fundraising Strategy: My First-Year Project with Worldfund

Guest Student Contributor, May 13, 2016

By Katelyn Baldwin T'17 On Sunday morning, March 7, our team arrived at the Sao Paulo airport, ready to dive into our global First Year Project (FYP). Meetings with social finance gurus, non-profit management experts, and STEM-fundraising professionals filled our calendars in the weeks prior as we prepared to make Continue Reading 


What We Learned: The 2016 South Africa GIX

Guest Student Contributor, April 25, 2016

By T'17s Lane McVey and Vishnu Malli During the South Africa GIX, which was led by Professor Phil Stocken, we visited Johannesburg and Cape Town, spending time at the Pilanesberg National Park during the intervening weekend. At the park, we met with the Chief Ecology Officer of Continue Reading 


2016 IPADE Business School Case Competition in Mexico

Guest Student Contributor, April 20, 2016

By Katelyn Baldwin T'17 Katelyn is from Wasilla, Alaska. She graduated from Stanford in 2009 with a BA in international relations and minors in African and Middle Eastern languages and Jewish studies. Before Tuck, she spent nearly five years in international development working for Chemonics International, an implementing partner of the Continue Reading 


MBA Student, World Traveler, Photographer

Guest Contributor, April 11, 2016

There's a new addition to the walls outside of Tuck's classrooms: the stunning photography of Santhosh Havanagi T'17. From Dartmouth's Baker-Berry Library, to a starry night over Tuck Hall, Santhosh's photography captures the unique beauty of the Tuck School campus and Hanover.  About Santhosh Havanagi Continue Reading 


Brazilience: What We Learned on the 2016 Brazil GIX

Guest Student Contributor, April 06, 2016

By Sherry Sun T’17 & Emily Niehaus T’17 Sherry grew up in China and lived in Finland for a few years before she came to the U.S. She graduated from Boston University Questrom School of Business in 2011 with a major in Business Administration and Management. Before Tuck, Continue Reading 


Get to Know a Tuckie: Ashley Cousins T’17

Guest Student Contributor, April 04, 2016

Ashley Cousins T’17 is from Charlottesville, Virginia. She attended Spelman College in Atlanta Georgia where she studied economics. Prior to Tuck, she worked for Google and then Delta, where she was focused on international partnerships. This summer she is interning at Esteé Lauder. Did you know during your Continue Reading 


Tuck Pride: Growing a Strong Support System at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, February 22, 2016

A Q&A with Gus Zhao T’17. Tell me a little about Tuck Pride and how you found out about it. Tuck Pride's primary goal is to increase LGBT awareness. In addition to a big Tuck ‘Tails event in the fall, Tuck Pride Continue Reading 


Fall at Tuck: My Top 5 Favorite Moments

Guest Student Contributor, February 04, 2016

By Emma He T’17 Tuck has become my home away from home. My first fall at Tuck was full of challenges and fun—here are five experiences I enjoyed the most. 1. Mini Hockey League Ice hockey is a key tradition for students at Tuck. Hockey is separated into Continue Reading 


Whirlwind: Fall Term at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, January 22, 2016

By Megan Farrell T'17 After finishing up my pre-term canoeing trip and orientation, I was ready to begin the school year. Meeting my study group for the first time was something I had been anxiously anticipating. Our first assignment was to act as consultants for a local nature magazine. The Continue Reading 


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