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How do I find my dream job?

What you want to be when you grow up? What you want to study in your undergrad? Where are you going to work? It’s very suddenly, for many people, that the choice of work loses connection with their dreams. Why?… Continue Reading →

Reflecting on my MBA experience

by MBA’16J Wenyou Tan, Fintech investor  Just came back from a panel discussion for prospective students over at INSEAD. It was indeed a refreshing experience for me now that I am an alum. I still remember the first time I attended… Continue Reading →

VC Investment Competition: Before We Take on the Grand Finals

Thinking back to a week ago about MANGO CAPITAL’s (I love our team name!) experiences from winning the regional round of the annual VC Investment Competition*, a few highlights stand out. Highlights that I will be sure to bring into… Continue Reading →

Reflections on the Discover Israel Trip

“So the Lord scattered them from there over all the earth.” Genesis 11:8, Hebrew Bible With the Discover Israel course over, we returned to our hostel to pack our bags and go our separate ways. Unlike the usual excitement and… Continue Reading →

Spin the Globe

The overwhelming joy of welcoming my mom to INSEAD was indescribable. I was beaming. She has never seen me happier. And it’s only been 6 weeks since I arrived in Singapore! When she asked how my quiz went that morning,… Continue Reading →

When You Want Something, the Universe Conspires to Help You

“When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it”. This is one of my favourite quotes by my favourite author, Paulo Coelho, and it best reflects how I feel at INSEAD these days. In addition,… 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 →

Are you my alma mater?

Finding the right MBA program is like finding the family that speaks your language. They may not look or talk like you, but you feel “at home” because they understand and value you. I knew that INSEAD was the only… Continue Reading →

Ten things I wish I knew before starting my MBA

Expect to learn a lot in a short time A one-year programme that teaches 80% of what a two-year programme does is something achievable only at INSEAD. I was quite skeptical when I first started my MBA but I soon… Continue Reading →

Discover your Inner Entrepreneur

Entering INSEAD as a 16J Partner, I viewed the coming year as an endless stream of potential paths, but one avenue I didn’t expect to go down was towards the start-up world. However, one can say that at INSEAD there… Continue Reading →

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