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Ganesha’s Blessing: The 2017 India GIX

Guest Student Contributor, May 12, 2017

By Haydar Can Taygun T'18 Spring break of 2017 was a truly unforgettable and life-changing experience for 26 diverse and (randomly) well-matched Tuckies who went on the India Global Insight Expedition (GIX) with Professor Anant Sundaram, Sudershan Tirumala T’10, and Ravi Raj T’07. The theme of our expedition to Hyderabad Continue Reading 


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 


First Investment for Tuck Social Venture Fund

Guest Student Contributor, April 28, 2017

By Jeff Lazarus T’17 Last month, the Tuck Social Venture Fund (TSVF) made its first investment since its inception more than a year ago: a $25,000 convertible note in Education Modified (“EdMod”), a Boston-based start-up in the education technology space. The company, which helps teachers improve learning outcomes Continue Reading 


Spring Break in a Conference Room?

Guest Student Contributor, April 26, 2017

By Samuel Goldhar T'18 Choosing to spend the first half of our spring break in a conference room to kick off a 10-week consulting project might seem like a curious decision for a group of first-year Tuck students. Tuckies have amazing options for spring break; organized trips with classmates, international Continue Reading 


A Tale of Two Cities: The 2017 Israel GIX

Guest Student Contributor, April 18, 2017

By Michael Tensley T’18 During spring break of 2017, I traveled to Israel with 25 Tuck classmates for our Global Insight Expedition (GIX), guided by our two fearless leaders, professors Adam Kleinbaum and Daniella Reichstetter T’07. I would also be remiss if I forgot to mention our tour guide, Ori Continue Reading 


Explore the Student Experience at Tuck

Guest Contributor, April 03, 2017

Our students arrive at Tuck with professional experience and career aspirations as diverse as they are. We understand your goals and partner with you as you embark on the path to achieving them. Discover the Tuck experience through the people who know it best: our students. Search by Career Industry Continue Reading 


Thriving as a Team

Guest Student Contributor, February 23, 2017

It was once said that we are the average of the five people we spend the most time with. Four months ago, these five people were strangers that I was convinced I had very little in common with. Today they’re five of my closest mates without whom I 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 


Energy Trek to Green Mountain Power’s Stafford Hill Solar Farm

Guest Student Contributor, February 01, 2017

By Meghna Kedia T’18 I don’t consider myself a morning person. My gym buddy would attest to that. But when it came to waking up at 7:00 a.m. on a chilly November day in Hanover to trek towards the Stafford Hill Solar Farm in Rutland, VT, I Continue Reading 


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