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When INSEAD comes to you…

  Six people, six languages and five different nationalities… just within the Recruitment Team! At INSEAD, the staff is as diverse as its student and faculty bodies. The Marketing and Recruitment Team travels around the world throughout the year to… Continue Reading →

Second impressions and insights

Dear All, Time spent at INSEAD is indeed strange. It passes so quickly and yet it feels like eternity. While I’ve only just got settled here, a wintry Europe is a distant memory for me already. Weeks are passing, they… Continue Reading →

How to pass INSEAD’s Language Exemption Exam (Spanish)

Hey future INSEAD students, February 2018 has just started and some application deadlines for class 2019 have already passed. If you are done submitting your application or are still thinking about applying, let me ask you a question first. Did… Continue Reading →

Leaving the Lazy River

Here I am, sitting in the Doriot Library at the start of the third week of class. INSEAD has so far been a blur. When I was here back in December for Business Foundations it had also been quite fast-paced,… Continue Reading →

May I Ride That Rollercoaster Please?

Try to think back to those events in your life which you can never forget. The events which you will always vividly remember as though they happened yesterday. You might think that you are making important decisions daily, but if… 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 →

I start my journey with INSEAD

From the Point of the ignition to the final drive, The Point of journey is not to arrive. When I decided to do my MBA, with a bit of Google search and a few phone calls, I knew that INSEAD was… Continue Reading →

Reflections: an Aussie perspective on the road to Fontainebleau

It’s been a little over 2 months since I received the +33 call that changed the direction of my life. Whilst there has been a flurry of mixed emotions ranging from excitement and anticipation to apprehension and homesickness, the realization… Continue Reading →

Pre-MBA Dilemmas We Choose to Forget

My wife and I are just a few weeks away from the start of our program in Singapore. We have now recounted more times than we can recall how and why we decided to take the MBA plunge, and each… Continue Reading →

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