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Vietnam in an Era of Reform and Globalization

Guest Student Contributor, May 01, 2017

By Ladji Kouyate T’17 My motivation for attending the Vietnam GIX course during spring break 2017 was very simple: I wanted to understand the factors that led Vietnam to go from a low-income country to a middle-income country. Coming from Cote d’Ivoire, a current low-income country, I thought Continue Reading 


Tuck OnSite Global Consulting Project in Argentina

Guest Student Contributor, February 22, 2017

Growing Citrus, Growing Ourselves By Nancy Yang T’17 Nancy Yang T’17 is wrapping up her second year at Tuck. She grew up in Dallas, worked for Teach For America before business school, and will be going to McKinsey in Seattle post-Tuck. Nancy enjoys learning, exploring, and traveling. During Continue Reading 


What We Learned: The 2016 Vietnam GIX

Guest Student Contributor, May 04, 2016

By Olivia Jones T'17 Over spring break, I was one of twenty-four Tuck students who embarked on the inaugural Vietnam Global Insight Expedition (GIX). The theme was “Renovation Nation: Vietnam in an Era of Reform and Globalization,” and our purpose was to study Vietnam’s business environment Continue Reading 


What We Learned: The 2016 Netherlands GIX

Guest Student Contributor, April 27, 2016

Part I by Anthony Hemming T’17 Going into the GIX, I felt like I had a basic idea of the differences between the U.S. and Dutch health care systems, but what I wanted to understand was why the Dutch system is organized the way it is, and if 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 


What We Learned: The 2016 Cuba GIX

Guest Student Contributor, April 13, 2016

By Nicole Daniele T'16 My decision to attend the Cuba GIX was motivated by two factors. First, visiting Cuba has always been on my bucket list, so the chance to travel there with one of the first groups from Dartmouth was incredibly compelling. Second, I’d yet to participate 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 


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 


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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