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Ken F. T'12, April 30, 2012All stereotypes exist for a reason. All generalizations are wrong. Whatever your view, top MBA schools have stereotypes. The eight minute video below was produced recently by our friends at Columbia Business School and does a very entertaining job of reviving some old stereotypes. It has been spreading like wildfire Continue Reading
Blog Guest, April 28, 2012Marcy (TP '14) and Zach Hogan (T '14) currently live in Northern California. Zach works as a chemical engineer in San Francisco, Marcy is a stay-at-home mom to their two boys. About a year ago my husband, Zach, began the process of applying to business school. On the strong Continue Reading
Blog Guest, April 25, 2012Alejandro Lorenzo-Rojas was born in Havana, Cuba and grew up in Central Florida. Before Tuck he was an Economics major working as a Fixed Income Product Specialist in New York. "Last Thursday, I escaped the hustle and bustle that is New York for a weekend retreat that Tuck Continue Reading
Justin R T'13, April 25, 2012Admitted Students Weekend (ASW) 2012 has come and gone, and it was an amazing weekend. I've been so incredibly busy the past few months planning the social events for ASW with Tory O'Kane (T13) and several other first year student chairs. At times, the workload was downright absurd. Planning 3 Continue Reading
Pete. T'13, April 23, 2012One great thing about Tuck is the living, learning community. As a single Tuckie (or one without a TP up in Hanover), you have the opportunity to live on campus in the dorms your first year. I never thought that after I left the dorms in undergrad, I would find Continue Reading
Ken F. T'12, April 21, 2012In the Woody Allen movie Midnight in Paris, Gil Pender (Owen Wilson) time travels to the 1920s - his favorite era - where he is surrounded by Picasso, Hemingway, Dali and Cole Porter. But he finds that they long for a different Paris - the 1890s Belle Epoch, with Gaugin, Continue Reading
Ken F. T'12, April 19, 2012I have only 16 classes left at Tuck, and as though to remind me that my halcyon days of sunrise golf outings and sunset cycles along the Connecticut River are numbered, Admitted Students Weekend starts tomorrow! Admitted students of the incoming Class of 2014 have a lot to look forward to over Continue Reading
Pete. T'13, April 18, 2012So there are many things that prove how the Tuck community is so amazing, but one great example is Tuck Gives. For those of you unfamiliar to what Tuck Gives is, it is a student run organization that raises money for Tuckies looking to intern in the nonprofit sector. Basically, Continue Reading
Luis G - T'13, April 18, 2012Prior to Tuck, I never put much thought into what I should expect in terms of technology in the classroom. For me, technology is important because I feel it’s a good way for professors to give a subject more life. For example, professors can play videos Continue Reading
Luis G - T'13, April 07, 2012Over the last couple of weeks a few T’14s have asked me about the rigor of the first-year curriculum. My response: challenging and demanding but fun. Yes, I said it, fun. There will be some days that are hard but I recommend enjoying the Continue Reading
Laura T'13, April 03, 2012In the spring term, us first years get a crack at two elective courses. This is exciting, considering so far, we’ve just had core courses. Two of our four regular courses are core, two are elective, and there is an extra major project, the First Year Continue Reading
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