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What the Professors Were Reading in 2017

This post is dedicated to our teachers and the knowledge they share. Four months ago when I came to INSEAD to start with the Business Foundation Programme, I did not even know what Time Value of Money is. At the… Continue Reading →

A Sketch of My INSEAD Life

If someone gives me a blank piece of paper, and asks, “Hey Ariel, could you give me a quick sketch of your INSEAD life in the last four months?”, I will highlight my five favorite things to compose the sketch…. Continue Reading →

INSEAD: Taking Stock

After months of anticipation, planning and attending CDC webinars, the batch of ’18D finally embarked on a journey that promises to mark a significant milestone in each of our lives. The weather hasn’t been particularly kind (We envy you guys… Continue Reading →

Motherhood and INSEAD; how to manage it all ?

The picture you see above is of my son and me. Aren’t we adorable together ? Last week we had an official welcome reception by INSEAD Dean Ilian Mihov. All this is indeed real. The Dean said a few words… Continue Reading →

Application Anxiety

Throughout your MBA search, you will undoubtedly come across a plethora of stats for each programme, some useful, some random, and some entirely inaccurate. (Watch out for those last ones!) There was one set of data points I found particularly… Continue Reading →

Tell me your story, Nidhi

The INSEAD Women in Business Club have launched a « Tell your story » initiative across both the Singapore and Fontainebleau campuses that aims to present the current INSEAD MBA female students’ inspirational life-stories.  This is the story of Nidhi Kapoor, MBA… Continue Reading →

18D: And So It Begins…

Bonjour cher lecteur, Welcome to my INSEAD Blog! I aspired to come here for five years, and now that I am here – I think it is only right to share my experience with others, especially people trying to decide… Continue Reading →

The key academic differences between the first two periods at INSEAD

My first two periods at INSEAD are over. After tons of study group work, final exams and hours of classes, it’s time to share with you the key differences between these two periods, especially on the academic front. As INSEAD’s… Continue Reading →

December break reflections and the Sehnsucht for P1/P2

When you are in the process of learning a new language, some words you encounter actually define a concept or pinpoint feelings very specific to a certain culture or lived experience. The German word Sehnsucht is to me one of… Continue Reading →

We parted ways

P2 has ended and after a week of gallivanting across cold and foggy Belgium during this winter break, I am back home in my small town Germany downtown apartment. One of the best investments I had made since I moved… Continue Reading →

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