Articles by INSEAD

  • The Personal Touch

    The Personal Touch

    by on August 24th, 2015

    There are lots of things that go into the decision of where you want to go for your MBA. You are likely to look into job prospects, geography, faculty, diversity of candidates, tuition cost, opportunity cost, loans and … Read More

  • Why INSEAD: An American Going Global

    Why INSEAD: An American Going Global

    by on August 23rd, 2015

    Hello! My name is Rachel Bush. I am an American having worked in healthcare business development and strategy in the US, South America, and Middle East and am joining the ‘16J class at INSEAD this fall.  Having … Read More

  • All of what will happen has happened before

    All of what will happen has happened before

    by on August 20th, 2015

    Orientation officially begins this Sunday but predictably, the pace for my classmates and I is already frantic. We are slowly trickling into town and getting our phones (first priority, obviously), our apartments, and … Read More

  • The Business School for the World

    The Business School for the World

    by on July 28th, 2015

    “Globalization cannot be taken for granted”. This is probably one of the biggest takeaways from the International Political Analysis classes I had during my P3 at the INSEAD’s Asia Campus. In this course, Professor … Read More

  • The last mile

    The last mile

    by on June 23rd, 2015

    I often wonder why the Internet is flooded with articles like “10 things you should know before turning 30”, or “Five reasons to quit your job ”, until I find myself frantically trying to retrieve all files and … Read More

  • Colors of the parachute

    Colors of the parachute

    by on June 22nd, 2015

    I received my first job offer after two dozen applications and a dozen interviews. I wanted to write about it because it was drastically different from what I expected prior to INSEAD, both in process and outcome. I made … Read More

  • Halfway in, halfway out.

    Halfway in, halfway out.

    by on June 21st, 2015

    The Usual Suspects: Team KLEGS (the K is silent) Here we are, at the middle point. Five months ago, we knew nothing of these grounds; we hadn’t even set foot in this forest. Five months. That’s all it is, and … Read More

  • The Pre-Interview Grill

    The Pre-Interview Grill

    by on June 1st, 2015

    Most people come to business school with different aspirations—to change careers, build a global network, or, for some, take a year off to reflect on life. Among the majority of people looking for a new career, what … Read More

  • Company Presentations: Events that go well beyond job search

    Company Presentations: Events that go well beyond job search

    by on May 13th, 2015

    Many MBA students had to quit their jobs to embark upon their MBA journey. During this journey, many will have to find a new job. Attending company presentations on-campus is a good way not only to identify opportunities … Read More

  • Inveniam viam aut faciam

    Inveniam viam aut faciam

    by on May 12th, 2015

    I’m sure that every INSEAD interview candidate is asked why they want to go to INSEAD and then what they want to do after the program. These are very standard questions that every candidate will have prepared responses … Read More

  • Funky Facts about Life at INSEAD

    Funky Facts about Life at INSEAD

    by on April 20th, 2015

    Who would have thought I would come to INSEAD to learn how to dance Hip-hop, discover the European après-ski, or get to hear the faculty gossip in the sauna every Friday afternoon? It’s the small things in life that … Read More

  • Journey to the Centre of the Network

    Journey to the Centre of the Network

    by on April 19th, 2015

    Network—and networking—are probably one of the most spoken words in any business school across the world. It also has an ambiguous definition. If I consider it the action to acquaint oneself with like-minded … Read More

  • Exploring different landscapes

    Exploring different landscapes

    by on April 12th, 2015

    Exploring different landscapes As an avid traveller, studying at INSEAD brings me another advantage: the possibility to reach in a few hours completely different landscapes, which range from the Sahara desert, the … Read More

  • Citizens of the World

    Citizens of the World

    by on March 31st, 2015

    Since the welcome day in October, I have been increasingly thinking about what I want to get out of my MBA experience at INSEAD. I think about the school’s tagline: The Business School for the World, and I ask myself, … Read More