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Beauty

5th January, 2016… Arrival at 42, Rue de France, Fontainebleau As Cyl’s Renault Megane rolls off into the resilient winter dawn, I feel a sour mix of gratitude and despair. His job is done and very effectively so. The cab… Continue Reading →

How to pronounce INSEAD?

Hello there! My name is Pratyush Patil. I’m currently a student at INSEAD Business School, with an expected graduation date of July 2017. I was born and raised in Mumbai, India before moving to the USA for my undergraduate studies… Continue Reading →

Welcome to Singapore!

Hello everyone. I am Marta, a Portuguese 25-year old, who studied Structural Engineering but started working as a Associate at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) right after concluding my Masters degree. I am lucky enough to be part of INSEAD’s… Continue Reading →

The Journey Finally Begins!

I have waited for this moment since I was 17 years old…and it is finally here! Ever since I was a teenager I heard about INSEAD from different family members. I was encouraged by them to keep it in mind in… Continue Reading →

A Peek into the post-INSEAD Future

And we have lift-off! Canary Wharf’s sky-scrapers shrink to miniature and the City’s maze disappears behind the clouds. Just 6,500 miles and 16 hours to go. It was 5 months ago, as I was making my way through the human… Continue Reading →

Road to INSEAD

It was a year ago when I first bought my GMAT book and it is hard to believe now that school is starting in less than a week.  Time sure flies! I know that there are many incredible MBA programs… Continue Reading →

Internships & Summer Holidays at INSEAD

When describing the curriculum of my MBA program to my friends and family, many were surprised to learn that the program itself is actually ten months, with a two-month summer break for the classes with January starts (July graduates do not have an… Continue Reading →

Sponsored student? INSEAD is almost a no-brainer!

INSEAD attracts many types of students. Amongst them, a good number of admitted students (about 10-15%) are ‘sponsored’ students. These are students whose MBA is funded by their employers with the understanding that they would return back to the sponsoring… Continue Reading →

An “Average” INSEAD Break

Considered the most intense of the five periods, my classmates and I in Fontainebleau found P2 especially challenging given the weather conditions in France. It was already almost May and we had barely seen the sun! So, to escape the… Continue Reading →

Outside the classroom – INSEAD Creative Garage

Business school is not only about finance, consulting, marketing and the traditional “business subjects.” Business school is about many things, some more obvious than others. It’s amazing how many activities are going on outside the classroom, how many cool projects,… Continue Reading →

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