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Preparing for INSEAD

Time Management in the life of an INSEADer

It’s been one month since INSEAD started and I am finally beginning to feel the heat. The first month was pretty chilled out – welcome week, welcome party, dean’s party, buddy dinner, section dinner, nationality dinner, broke dinner, fancy dinner, fancy… Continue Reading →

Similarities between INSEAD and a Startup Environment

If you ask any INSEAD student what he or she is missing most, the answer is most likely going to be “more time”. Way before I stepped on campus, I heard about the extreme intensity of the program and how… Continue Reading →

My journey towards INSEAD

I’ve toyed with the idea of doing an MBA for the better part of my career, and the reasons for doing one had changed over the years. I came from an untraditional background of mathematical sciences (with a double major… Continue Reading →

About a Yellow Submarine

What is it like to meet 300 hundred people in a week? At the end of the Welcome week here at INSEAD I could not help but stop for a second to reflect on the prior seven days. So many… Continue Reading →

A Series of Fortunate Decisions

A songwriter, a real estate investor, and a world traveler. A middle child, a husband and a dad. Bungee jumped from 100 meters high, scuba dived 40 meters deep, camped, hiked, climbed, rafted and kayaked. Been on a sinking ship,… Continue Reading →

My Journey Into An MBA

  Indian engineers doing an MBA is such a common phenomenon that nowadays people are surprised if an engineer says that he/she wants to continue working in the technical field throughout his/her life. Continuing this tradition, I had decided to… Continue Reading →

A Desk to Stand On

“I loved my time at INSEAD. Not only because of the amazing people I met and the life-changing experience, but also because it gave me the occasion to think about the professional I wanted to be”. My first interviewer during… Continue Reading →

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 →

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