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Q&A with Tuck Student Ambassador: Siena Hickey

Admissions, October 25, 2017

Tuck Student Ambassadors collaborate with the Admissions Office to share their Tuck experience with prospective students. Part of this group is structured to represent eight geographical regions, with a Regional Captain leading each. In the coming months, we'll introduce you these student leaders! Today, meet Siena Hickey, T'18 and Continue Reading 


Personal, Connected, Transformative: Your Intro to Tuck

Admissions, September 26, 2017

At Tuck, you create your own future. Through everyday encounters with people who inspire you, global experiences that expand your horizons, and activities that connect you to our community for life, Tuck offers an education as individual as each of its students. Tuck’s Admissions Team is out and Continue Reading 


Ready for an MBA? Here’s My Advice

Guest Student Contributor, July 24, 2017

By Laura Shen T'17 I grew up in New Hampshire and I am pretty sure I was that rebellious 18-year-old who said they would never be back. Well … I came back eight years later … by choice to attend Tuck. These past two years at Tuck have been transformational Continue Reading 


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 


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 


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: The 2016 India GIX

Guest Student Contributor, March 30, 2016

By Chris Lau T'17 Traveling to India with nine other Tuckies this past spring break was truly an eye-opening experience. The focus of our expedition was reverse innovation and design thinking. Tuck partnered with the Indian School of Business (ISB) for a six-day trip from Hyderabad to Mumbai, utilizing several Continue Reading 


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