Tucker Max graduated with a B.A. He earned his bachelor's degree in 1998 from the University of Chicago. He received an academic scholarship to Duke Law School and graduated with a J.D. in 2001 (despite the fact that he didn't buy any textbooks for his final two years and lived in Cancun for part of one semester while still enrolled in classes). During Tucker's time at Duke, the team's ranking slid from 7 to 11 in the USN&WR rankings. He currently resides in Los Angeles and writes for his website, TuckerMax.com, when he is not drinking or fornicating.