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Relatable Biases and the MBA Decision

‘Why would you want to leave the stability of your well-paying job, the proximity to your family and the comfort of the city where you’ve lived for the past few years to do an MBA in France?’ – the classic,… Continue Reading →

Preparing for the MBA with my partner

I still remember receiving my acceptance phone call from INSEAD (Class of 19J). It felt like a large dose of dopamine being released in my brain. I murmured “thank you” a lot while stumbling over a chair trying to get… Continue Reading →

And 10 years later, not too young anymore

Flashback, 13 June 2008, Singapore I timidly entered the INSEAD Singapore campus at the Ayer Rajah Avenue and attended a class discussion by Prof. Horacio Falcao, as a part of the MBA In-House Event. It was my first experience of… Continue Reading →

Pregnancy, Parenthood and Relationships during INSEAD

It’s been almost a year since you last heard from me. You can bet that a lot has changed: the cohort I started with, ’18J, has graduated; I’m the mother of an 8-month old boy, I’m doing an internship in… Continue Reading →

How I got to INSEAD

Hi everyone! First, let’s start with a little introduction: my name is Vitor, I’m a 28 year old Brazilian writing to you from Thailand, just before I begin my INSEAD journey in Singapore (Yeah it’s good to be traveling a… Continue Reading →

You got the call. What happens now?

From the moment you get that call from INSEAD you are already an INSEADer.  When I had the excellent problem of choosing my B-school, I went for the school I felt the ‘right kind of vibe’ at, and INSEAD did… Continue Reading →

Start of a New Journey!

Hello Everyone, My name is Shruti and I’m really excited to write my first post. I’m an Indian based out of Singapore and I have been working as a Design Entrepreneur for the past two years. During my education, I… Continue Reading →

Why I Chose INSEAD Over US Schools

That’s it, you’ve completed the GMAT, spent hours on submitting applications, got excited from each interview invitation and now, after all this exciting long journey – you are holding offers from multiple B schools. Good job! I thought I would… Continue Reading →

INSEAD’s Unique Application Process

Hey everyone! My name is Elias Charara, MBA’19J. I will be joining the Fontainebleau campus in a week, and am very excited to write this first post, hopefully of many that I will be writing during the year. I am… Continue Reading →

What we see when our eyes close

It was on 07 October 2010, a month before my final undergraduate exams, that I knew life would have to be different. Before this point, my life in South Africa had always consisted of two constants, my father and my… Continue Reading →

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