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Catching up. Way up.

MJZ, February 29, 2012

This post summarizes my Fall term at Tuck. Reflections on Fall I can’t believe I’m writing about being done with Fall term. Seeing as this is my first blog post, here’s some background and what I’ve been up to the last 3+ months: Continue Reading 


It’s starting to pay off ...

Blythe C. TU'13, February 29, 2012

Dear Mom and Dad, Hope you are well! It's been a really busy week at Camp Tuck: Tuck Africa Week, big projects for Marketing and Strategy, final exams approaching, an event with other Forte Fellows, an Oscar Party, and Winter Carnival of course! Unfortunately, even though I helped to Continue Reading 


What Comes Around Pt. 3 - Gina des Cognets, T’01

Dia D. - Admissions, February 28, 2012

This week we have T'01 and Director of Marketing and Communications Gina des Cognets serving up some advice and fond memories. Gina loved her Tuck experience so much that she couldn't wait to come back and has been a sparkly-eyed advocate for applicants and the envy of her B Continue Reading 


Mini Courses

Ken F. T'12, February 27, 2012

Sam, a newly admitted student, recently submitted a question about the role of minis in the curriculum. I thought it best to answer in a separate post, as it is likely that more people will see the answer this way. First up, to Sam and all other admitted students for Continue Reading 


Unexpected Help in the Recruiting Process

Laura T'13, February 26, 2012

The on-campus recruiting process was definitely a whirlwind.  There were so many companies coming on campus, so many of my fellow classmates in suits, and so much extra stress around campus.  Luckily, this period is over.  Not so luckily, I didn’t get an internship offer. Continue Reading 


What Comes Around Pt. 2-Stephen Pidgeon, T’07

Dia D. - Admissions, February 24, 2012

Stephen Pidgeon, T'07 shares his unique perspective as a Tuckie who has returned to the roost. Stephen is an Associate Director in Tuck's Career Development Office and returns to Tuck (family in tow) after a stint with McKinsey in London. Q1: What advice would you give a student entering Continue Reading 


Decisions . . . Decisions . . . Decisions

Pete. T'13, February 24, 2012

With Winter term almost behind me, what is next on the agenda? Well that is the decision I have to make. Spring term allows for first-year students to choose from a variety electives. I must say I am glad the core curriculum is so comprehensive. One reason I chose Tuck Continue Reading 


T.G.I.S

Pete. T'13, February 21, 2012

Thank God It’s SKIDAY! As I am sure many of you know, most business schools do not have classes on Fridays. So although I do recommend treating business school as a full-time job (creating a schedule of work hours, allocate time efficiently to different projects, finish work by Continue Reading 


Hanover? Yes, Please.

Justin R T'13, February 20, 2012

For those of you considering which schools are right for you, you’ve probably been through the same thought process as me. That being said, if you’re from a big city and have never lived in a less urban area, you probably have some reservations about signing Continue Reading 


Crazy Parties

Luis G - T'13, February 19, 2012

I’ve been hitting the party scene pretty hard lately. I’ve attended about five parties over the last couple of weekends. They’ve been fun, but I’m starting to wonder if I’m overdoing it, much less if I can handle the headaches, Continue Reading 


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