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In Transit

  Its 3:30 pm and I am sitting in the swish and swanky Terminal 3 of the New Delhi International Airport. The contrast is rather stark with the outside sky which remains as smoky, dusty and dull grey as I… Continue Reading →

Want to Flex Your Entrepreneurial Spirit? Volunteer!

After working in higher education careers services at Georgetown University Law Center, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, and INSEAD for almost 15 years, I’ve learned that that all employers are seeking candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit. Don’t let the term mislead you. Entrepreneurial spirit… Continue Reading →

Goodbye INSEAD or: Do not focus on academics – trust me.

My active period at INSEAD is over. After an amazing graduation last week, it is time to pack up my things, take a “one last time” tour through Fontainebleau and then jump into the car and drive back into the… Continue Reading →

Singapore Sadness

Dear All, I am homesick! Period 3 has ended, and I left Singapore a couple of weeks ago. I miss it. I miss the humid heat and the warm rain, I miss the spicy food and the juicy fruits, I… Continue Reading →

Period 3: Pivoting

I’ve just finished the last final of my core courses.  One of my classmates said something that stuck with me as we were about to start the test:  “This is probably the last test in our lives that we’ll ever… Continue Reading →

Hello & Goodbye, S-curve, and the Summer Break

I checked the front page of my exam sheets again. Yup, I had filled in my exam number. No need to recheck the answers though; I know that I don’t know what I don’t know, and it’s useless to spend… Continue Reading →

Instant Gratification

Ashley Longshore, is a pop artist based in New Orleans. If you ever take a visit to the Big Easy, I strongly suggest you stroll along Magazine Street and stop into Longshore’s gallery. Her art is colorful, cheeky, and bedazzled…. Continue Reading →

INSEAD MBAs flex their impact investing muscles

Last April, the INSEAD Career Development Centre accompanied a team of 18J MBAs to the MBA Impact Investing Training and Network (MIINT) competition, organised by Bridges Fund Management in conjunction with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative. Our MBAs are exploring… Continue Reading →

8 Most Valuable Lessons From My INSEAD Year

  1.Sunk cost is sunk. Get over it. We have come a long way and there will always be some unwanted and costly baggage we drag along with us. It’s painful to admit that they are actually unwanted. It’s even… Continue Reading →

Therapy: A 2-for-1 Deal

I begged and begged to not have to go to therapy. But my Class Dean at Babson College wouldn’t have it. By the third year, she knew me as an ambitious, high-performing student who was determined to graduate a year… Continue Reading →

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