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The Things We Do for Love

A few days ago, one of my friends from Paris called me frantically out of the blue. She and her boyfriend had been in a successful long-distance relationship for several years, and now he was finally moving to France! He… Continue Reading →

The Power of Color

Diversity, whether cultural, geographic or inter-generational is a fluid concept. For some people it remains a cost, for others, it is what makes life truly vibrant. Being African is unique in the misconceptions and to some degree mystery that a… Continue Reading →

P1 Rundown

Immediately after getting accepted, whatsapp / telegram groups for the class of July 2019 (19J) were up and holy guacamole: the group has been buzzing! I had been relishing my pre-INSEAD experience and decided that our start at INSEAD has… Continue Reading →

What Should I Do If I Want An MBA?

Here is the game-plan to get an MBA and some key points that you might want to consider. I will not go into philosophical questions here, assuming that you gave this idea a good amount of thinking, made your decision… Continue Reading →

What Are The Top Five Best Decisions You Ever Made?

The decisions I describe here changed my life and defined who I am today. Let me tell you how it all happened. 1. GOING FOR MY CHILDHOOD DREAM. At the age of 10, I knew exactly what I want to… Continue Reading →

Beginners Guide to Singapore

During your time at INSEAD, chances are that you are going to experience Singapore at some point. Before coming here, I kept hearing about how great Singapore was. People were jealous that I was going to spend four whole months… Continue Reading →

My Extremely Specific Reasons for Choosing INSEAD

I’m starting INSEAD in January as part of the 19D class.  Due to the end of my predetermined job posting last week and my habit of being compulsively early, I’ve already arrived in Fontainebleau and have plenty of time to… Continue Reading →

Study-Life Balance at INSEAD Does Exist!!

It would not be too difficult to imagine what kind of year you will have at INSEAD when you only have one year to study, network, find a job, and enjoy student life. Your INSEAD year will be dynamic, fun,… Continue Reading →

Is INSEAD Worth the Investment?

Is INSEAD worth the investment? Would you do it if you’re earning close to 300k/year in your thirties? Because you are asking this question, perhaps, you want to change something about this 300k salary job. If you do… the question… Continue Reading →

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 →

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