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Q&A with Sudershan “Suds” Tirumala T’10

Admissions, July 14, 2015

MBA Crystal Ball recently sat down with Sudershan “Suds” Tirumala T’10, Tuck's regional director for India and South East Asia, to discuss Tuck's admissions process. Suds addressed:  The MBA application process Comparing GMAT scores versus GRE scores Tuck MBA deadlines Application essays Scholarships Continue Reading 


Halfway There: 4 Takeaways from My First Year at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, June 17, 2015

By Kiley Winsnes T'16 Kiley is a first-year student at Tuck. Before arriving in Hanover, she was living in stunning San Francisco and working for an integration software company. Originally from Chicago, Kiley spent her formative years in Seattle before chasing the California sunshine for her undergraduate degree in economics Continue Reading 


That’s A Wrap: 2015 Global Insight Expeditions

Guest Contributor, May 27, 2015

By Lisa Miller, director of Global Insight Expeditions, On-Campus Global Programs The 2015 Global Insight Expeditions (GIXs) have come to a successful conclusion! You’ll find great blog posts by some of the student participants on this site. I thought I’d write a brief post myself providing Continue Reading 


Tuckies Head to UAE and Qatar for Global Insight Expedition

Guest Student Contributor, May 22, 2015

By Raphael Bonacci T’15 and Hannah Cohen T’16 Raphael is a second-year student at the Tuck School of Business. He worked in corporate development and investment banking in London and Paris. He has an MSc. in economics and finance from the University of Warwick and a BSc. Continue Reading 


A Glimpse into How Tuck Celebrates Diversity: K-Pop Style

Guest Student Contributor, May 18, 2015

By Sara Mcguigan T'16 Sara grew up the first half of her life in Oakland, California and the second in Plainsboro, NJ. She graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 2008 and spent six years as a Commissioned Officer in the United States Coast Guard. Sara is now a 2016 Continue Reading 


“The Best Trip of My Life”–Georgia and Armenia Global Insight Expedition

Guest Student Contributor, May 13, 2015

Twenty-three students traveled to Georgia and Armenia over spring break for a Global Insight Expedition (GIX). Global Insight Expeditions offer students opportunities to travel to a variety of countries to learn how business is done around the world. They learn about each country's unique business environment, opportunities for social Continue Reading 


What We Learned: Tuckies Reflect on India Global Insight Expedition (GIX)

Guest Student Contributor, May 06, 2015

Eighteen students traveled to India over spring break for a Global Insight Expedition (GIX) led by Amit Bhattacharjee, visiting assistant professor of business administration, and Sudershan “Suds” Tirumala T’10. Global Insight Expeditions offer students opportunities to travel to a variety of countries to learn how business is Continue Reading 


A New Perspective on Health Care: The Netherlands GIX at the TIAS School for Business and Society

Guest Student Contributor, April 30, 2015

By Eric Giles T’16, Robin Daley T’16, and Bryan Pyfer T’16 Ten students traveled to the Netherlands over spring break to attend a Global Insight Expedition (GIX) led by Bob Hansen, senior associate dean and the Norman W. Martin 1925 Professor of Business Administration. Global Continue Reading 


Tuck International Exchange Program: Studying in India

Guest Student Contributor, April 22, 2015

By Raphael Bonacci T’15 Raphael is a second-year student at Tuck. Prior to coming to Tuck, Raphael worked in corporate development at a specialist insurance group in the United Kingdom, on group strategic initiatives and acquisitions. Raphael started his career in investment banking in London and Paris. He has Continue Reading 


How Tuck Helped Me Succeed in the Non-Profit Sector

Guest Student Contributor, April 17, 2015

By Christine Hou T'15 Christine is a second-year student at Tuck pursuing a dual-degree with Harvard Kennedy School. After growing up in Silicon Valley and obtaining a bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley, she spent her time as a management consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco. Immediately Continue Reading 


Tuckies Head to South Africa for Global Insight Expedition

Guest Student Contributor, April 14, 2015

By Jane Shiverick T’15, Tuck Bridge ’08 Jane grew up in Bronxville, NY. She graduated from Trinity College in 2008 with a double major in psychology and Italian studies. Before Tuck, she worked in New York City in wine import and distribution. I spent my spring break in South Africa, Continue Reading 


Respect, Resilience, Harmony: What I Learned on the Japan Global Insight Expedition

Guest Student Contributor, April 09, 2015

By Dmitry Kaleganov T'16 Dmitry is a first-year student at Tuck who is originally from Moscow, Russia. Before Tuck, Dmitry worked as the head of IT Operational Excellence office for Sberbank, the largest bank in Central and Eastern Europe which employees more than 240,000 people in Russia and is represented in Continue Reading 


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