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Bringing your Whole Self to INSEAD

  In celebration of National Coming Out Day, I decided to share my journey to INSEAD, some highlights of my experience so far, and how it’s been shaped by being out on campus. To be out or not to be… Continue Reading →

Reaching for the top

Cold. Wet. Drained of energy. My heart pumping fast. My legs giving way. My mind experiencing a brain fog. Feeling the most vulnerable I’ve felt in a very long time. But at the same time, elated, ecstatic, in utter disbelief,… Continue Reading →

Japan Trip -Discover Authentic Japan

P3/P4 break is one of my best experience in INSEAD so far –  My teammates and I organized a one-week trip to Japan, bringing 40 other students to our beloved country. Though Tokyo and Kyoto are by far the most… Continue Reading →

Discovering Israel, the Start-up Nation

Before the business trek during the school’s P3/P4 break, there has always been certain expectation on what Israel should look like. Probably due to the images often portrayed in news of conflicts, tensions, grief… it’s no surprise that these are… 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 →

“Disruption” and “Innovation” are Overrated

Having just concluded INSEAD Fintech Club’s first company trek (we visited Aviva Digital Garage, Curve, iwoca, Techstars, TransferWise, and VentureFounders) I thought it would be interesting to get a sense of what participants thought about the visits. After plugging in the… Continue Reading →

Discover Israel: Start-up Nation

Israel is a remarkable, fascinating and controversial country, bursting with energy, innovation, attractions and interesting challenges. With (by far) the highest number of start-ups per capita of any country, and massive venture capital investments, Israel is one of the world’s… 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 →

An INSEAD trek and rite of passage: the prices and the priceless!

Photo by Pedro Ricarte   An MBA costs a lot, starting with the most obvious (and well, cried over) tuition fees which can burn a hole in your pocket and pretty much ensure you take the MBA seriously as you… Continue Reading →

Indonesia Trek, July 2013

I haven’t been writing for awhile now. A lot has happened since the end of P3. I have just graduated from INSEAD andI  finally have some time to sit and write about my exciting experiences that have taken place, since… Continue Reading →

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