The INSEAD MBA Experience

Our MBA Blog: Real Experiences from Real People

Category

Fontainebleau, France

We parted ways

P2 has ended and after a week of gallivanting across cold and foggy Belgium during this winter break, I am back home in my small town Germany downtown apartment. One of the best investments I had made since I moved… Continue Reading →

Climbing Another Himalaya

It’s been 3 days since I moved to Fontainebleau. As someone who grew up in a tropical country all my life, winter is something new to me. Even though here in Fontainebleau the temperature hasn’t reached below zero (today the… Continue Reading →

Intensive Languages and Campus Sneak Preview’

We are some of the first ’18Ds on campus this year, starting our intensive language course in November, before the official start in January. It has been a whirlwind of activity since landing at Charles de Gaulle, getting a €120… Continue Reading →

Being human: A behavioral guide to the MBA experience

Several weeks ago Richard Thaler won the Nobel memorial prize in Economics for his contributions to behavioral economics”. Fifteen years earlier, Daniel Kahneman, professor of psychology and public affairs, once called the “Beyoncé of behavioral sciences”, won the same prize… Continue Reading →

Fall Musings

In another week’s time, it will be three months since I arrived in the town of Fontainebleau. There’s a bug going around the ’18Js at the moment and I am down with a flu. Which is a good thing because… Continue Reading →

Black Friday

Last Friday, 24th of November, was the Black Friday. For most, it was a day to look for the best deals on electronics, clothing, books… the epitome of modern consumerism. For me, it was the last day at work before… Continue Reading →

The art of losing

The first two months at INSEAD (Period 1) has been a roller-coaster ride. It has demanded me to be an organizational freak, to be excellent at managing time and to master saying no more often. Hence, I have already failed… Continue Reading →

Happily Divorced at 31!

Fifteen months ago, on June 7, 2016, I divorced my best friend of 10 years and husband of 2 years. I spent the next two weeks sitting on a seafoam green couch, staring at the half-empty, one-bedroom apartment on Michigan… Continue Reading →

My First Day in Fonty

  I had moved from Paris to Fontainebleau mid-July, yet it took me two whole weeks before my first real day as a Fonty resident. First of all because the moving was quite hectic, as I did five trips between… Continue Reading →

Fonty ’18J: it’s finally about to begin!

I’m a bit late to the party myself, but it’s been great reading some of the introductory blog posts from my fellow classmates the last few days; I can’t wait to meet you all from tomorrow! It feels surreal to… Continue Reading →

© 2018 The INSEAD MBA Experience — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑

Skip to toolbar