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The road so far and the road ahead

Hello, all the wonderful readers of our blog. I was recently given access to blog like many of my 18J classmates. We all are super excited to share our stories and journeys with you and hopefully inspire some of you… Continue Reading →

From a Yoga degree in Costa Rica to an MBA in France

Like every other morning for the past two weeks, I was woken at 6am by the Star Wars esque grunting of howler monkeys and the first rays of the Costa Rican sun seeping onto my bed.  And just like every… Continue Reading →

The Fault in Our Admissions Process

There is ONE thing the INSEAD admissions team is not very good at. They tend to NOT tell you why you were one of the luckiest few people to be chosen for the program. And trust me, sometimes it’s the… Continue Reading →

The lost call

I was coming back from lunch with a friend from work. As we needed to get back to the office for a meeting, I grabbed my cell phone from my pocket to check the time. Never had a time check… Continue Reading →

Turning my INSEAD year into two!

I consider myself a citizen of the world as there is no one country I particularly call home. These words that introduced my motivation essay for INSEAD are also the words that made my choosing the school a no brainer…. Continue Reading →

“Admissions world tour” – My path to Fontainebleau

Hi everyone! My name is Julian and in the next 10 months I will try to give you the best possible and unfiltered view on “my real life” at INSEAD. To start and to be frankly honest, I am a… Continue Reading →

Gender Inequality & How INSEAD Can Help You Fight It

Aside Marie Curie, can you name a female inventor? This question was posed to me back in December 2016, during the INSEAD Women in Business conference at Bloomberg’s offices in Singapore. I was ashamed of myself for not being able… Continue Reading →

Celebrating 15 years of the INSEAD-Wharton Alliance

The INSEAD-Wharton Alliance video discusses 15 years of successful collaboration: early days, innovations and future plans for the Alliance. It was in March 2001 that the INSEAD-Wharton MBA Alliance Program was formed. At the time, some 15,147 km away (or… Continue Reading →

A Matter Of Importance

There is this point in time: right before the program commences and just after you have been issued your visa, or made your housing deposit, or whatever the last item on your to-do list of pre-INSEAD preparation may be. It… Continue Reading →

IN-SEAD on my mind

It was in the summer of 2014 when I met an alumnus of INSEAD at a party. His personality, charisma and knowledge were contagious. Ever since I had started to think of an MBA, INSEAD has been at the back… Continue Reading →

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