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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 →

Thrive—don’t survive—in Group work

One of our first, most salient memories of INSEAD is sitting around a table covered in markers and butcher paper, nervously smiling at groupmates that still qualified as strangers. We were in our very first session for the Personal Leadership… Continue Reading →

Beyond the standard lectures – the value extra presentations bring to the INSEAD experience

That INSEAD is fast-paced, everybody knows. It goes without saying, and probably you’ve heard this from many of us by now. Among the many choices we need to make here, along with lectures, parties and career events, there is an… Continue Reading →

Croissants, Coffees & Cover Letters

I’ve decided to change the way I keep account of my time here at INSEAD- I have now transitioned effectively from weeks to days (I did start with months). In the daily rush to make it to classes, finish assignments,… Continue Reading →

More than Oil and Shopping Malls

Before the campus exchange to Abu Dhabi, I had little knowledge about the UAE. The impression was limited to desert, oil, shopping mall, hot summer and religion. Although I sometimes saw my friends showing their excited selfies with the exotic… Continue Reading →

About time

It honestly is about time that I wrote a post here. Period 3 was more challenging than even 1 and 2; I know most people will not agree with me, but it is possible to make it such with the… Continue Reading →

How I chose my electives at INSEAD (and how you can choose yours!)

The first time I saw the electives list for P3, my thought was “I wish I could do all of them”.   INSEAD’s curriculum is divided in two main pieces: the core courses, which lay the foundations of your knowledge… Continue Reading →

First Impressions

“A stunning first impression was not the same thing as love at first sight. But surely it was an invitation to consider the matter. “ – Lois McMaster Bujold, American author   My first impressions of my INSEAD MBA course, as I hurtle towards the… Continue Reading →

Winterlong

And just like that, P3 draws to an end, ushering the way to P4. P3 started with major changes in the student body: 17Ds were now gone, replaced by super enthusiastic 18Ds, and the 18J population churned as well –… Continue Reading →

INSEAD: an ocean of opportunities

Visiting my country on the break and having time to talk with several professionals and alumni about future opportunities and challenges in my field was certainly even more exciting to continue my journey at INSEAD. It is unquestionable how many… Continue Reading →

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