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Organizing the Latin America MBA Career Fair at INSEAD

During the process of choosing an MBA, networking and the relevance of the school in our after-MBA target region are always taken into account. However, no matter how much research we do, there are always some activities, carried out by… Continue Reading →

Joining London VCs Trek

Arriving at Gare de Lyon in Paris to take the Eurostar to London, I met a couple of INSEAD MBA students and started to realize why the UK is the most popular destination after graduation. It was our P4/P5 Break,… Continue Reading →

6 tips for a successful “FOMO” detox at INSEAD

We’ve learned many colloquialisms since we stepped foot on the INSEAD campus: breakout rooms, Dash, splash, Renaissance, lunch roulette, Fonty. But one word seems to stand out though: FOMO a.k.a. fear of missing out. There’s no cure for it, but here are a… Continue Reading →

Company Presentations: Events that go well beyond job search

Many MBA students had to quit their jobs to embark upon their MBA journey. During this journey, many will have to find a new job. Attending company presentations on-campus is a good way not only to identify opportunities but also… Continue Reading →

The INSEAD Entrepreneurship Club

Top business schools usually help MBA students prepare to land their dream jobs. The average increase in salary, a key indicator among many MBA rankings, is clear evidence of this dynamic. Entrepreneurship, however, has been gaining momentum among business schools… Continue Reading →


Chaos is consistent. As students at INSEAD, we can learn to rely on that. Now that we are in the midst of November and already making plans for our long winter break, our first period here in Singapore now seems… Continue Reading →

The value of the INSEAD network and how to leverage it effectively

This week marks the return to classes on a different campus (Fontainebleau), as well as the end of a really exciting summer both on the professional and personal level. I spent the last 8 weeks in Manila. working to start… Continue Reading →

Travelling at INSEAD

In early May, a group of INSEAD students descended on Lagos and were shepherded by their generous Nigerian hosts through a week of company visits and cultural experiences. The company visits were great for getting to know firms in Nigeria,… Continue Reading →

Introduction to multitasking

As I’m preparing for the Period 1 exams, I want to take a moment to reflect on what my experience has been so far. The program is fast paced. No… I mean the program is VERY fast paced. One learns… Continue Reading →

Week 1 @ INSEAD – Finding my feet in a mad world

Week 1 at INSEAD just concluded. Finally some time to breathe and blog… #WeatherUpdate: Some snow with temperature between -5 and 5 degrees C #FoodUpdate: Salmon is the week’s winner followed by tandoori chicken <food IS a very important part of life… Continue Reading →

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