Tuck TAABA Ski Weekend – Smugglers Notch

TAABA Tuck Ski Trip

I haven’t been this excited about a weekend, let alone a sport that I stink at (skiing), in a while! For the past few years the African Ancestry Business Association at Tuck (TAABA) has hosted a ski weekend for graduate students across the country in our (relative) backyard of Northern Vermont. This year we’re going … Continue reading

Being Neglectful

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I have no excuse–I take that back, I do. My reason for not blogging in months: business school and recruiting. I realize it’s going to be impossible to recap the last five months of my life in one single post so I’ve committed to giving steady updates along the way. But here is a summary: … Continue reading

The Value of an Elite MBA

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I arrived in New York last week for Morgan Stanley’s two-day Early Insights MBA Program — a sort of recruitment accelerator for candidates interested in Investment Banking, Sales & Trading and Investment Research — it was more than a worthwhile experience. We were warmly accepted at a dinner reception with students and Morgan Stanley reps, … Continue reading

Raise Your Glass to the Best

Best of the Best

Last week, a colleague and I penned a controversial post re: The Consortium. As promised I wouldn’t leave our opinions undone and after some superb commentary from responders I want to offer some suggestions that I think would improve an organization that I wholeheartedly support and believe in. Before you read, I’d like to add … Continue reading

The Consortium Game

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I remember reading the Consortium 2011 thread this time last year on gmatclub.com. A reoccurring admonishment from the future Class of 2013 was, “Don’t game the system”, “Don’t try to strategize your rankings”, “School X will reject you if you rank them below 2.” A year later, after coming full circle myself, I echo some … Continue reading

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