Articles by INSEAD

  • How to pronounce INSEAD?

    How to pronounce INSEAD?

    by on September 13th, 2016

    Hello there! My name is Pratyush Patil. I’m currently a student at INSEAD Business School, with an expected graduation date of July 2017. I was born and raised in Mumbai, India before moving to the USA for my … Read More

  • Welcome to Singapore!

    Welcome to Singapore!

    by on September 8th, 2016

    Hello everyone. I am Marta, a Portuguese 25-year old, who studied Structural Engineering but started working as a Associate at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) right after concluding my Masters degree. I am lucky enough … Read More

  • The Journey Finally Begins!

    The Journey Finally Begins!

    by on August 29th, 2016

    I have waited for this moment since I was 17 years old…and it is finally here! Ever since I was a teenager I heard about INSEAD from different family members. I was encouraged by them to keep it in mind in… … Read More

  • A Peak in to the post-INSEAD Future

    A Peak in to the post-INSEAD Future

    by on August 23rd, 2016

    And we have lift-off! Canary Wharf’s sky-scrapers shrink to miniature and the City’s maze disappears behind the clouds. Just 6,500 miles and 16 hours to go. It was 5 months ago, as I was making my way through the … Read More

  • Road to INSEAD

    Road to INSEAD

    by on August 19th, 2016

    It was a year ago when I first bought my GMAT book and it is hard to believe now that school is starting in less than a week.  Time sure flies! I know that there are many incredible MBA programs… Continue Reading … Read More

  • Internships & Summer Holidays at INSEAD

    Internships & Summer Holidays at INSEAD

    by on August 1st, 2016

    When describing the curriculum of my MBA program to my friends and family, many were surprised to learn that the program itself is actually ten months, with a two-month summer break for the classes with January starts … Read More

  • Sponsored student? INSEAD is almost a no-brainer!

    Sponsored student? INSEAD is almost a no-brainer!

    by on July 26th, 2016

    INSEAD attracts many types of students. Amongst them, a good number of admitted students (about 10-15%) are ‘sponsored’ students. These are students whose MBA is funded by their employers with the understanding that … Read More

  • An “Average” INSEAD Break

    An “Average” INSEAD Break

    by on July 21st, 2016

    Considered the most intense of the five periods, my classmates and I in Fontainebleau found P2 especially challenging given the weather conditions in France. It was already almost May and we had barely seen the sun! So, … Read More

  • Outside the classroom – INSEAD Creative Garage

    Outside the classroom – INSEAD Creative Garage

    by on June 24th, 2016

    Business school is not only about finance, consulting, marketing and the traditional “business subjects.” Business school is about many things, some more obvious than others. It’s amazing how many activities are … Read More

  • Fairytales are for real!

    Fairytales are for real!

    by on June 14th, 2016

    I was scrubbing dishes late into the night. It had been a tiring day like any other. Wiping the perspiration from my forehead I egged on. My mind kept racing back to what had been the talk of the town. Every one… … Read More

  • The INSEAD Moms

    The INSEAD Moms

    by on May 26th, 2016

    By Naz Mirza, partner of Rashad Mirzayev, INSEAD MBA’14D Pamela Druckerman, Gina Ford and Lucy Atkins are just some of the major names that have somehow shaped the minds of so many parents all around the world: from … Read More

  • Is a one-year MBA programme really for you?

    Is a one-year MBA programme really for you?

    by on May 22nd, 2016

    One of the things that really appealed to me about INSEAD was that it was a one-year MBA programme. I’ve worked a good while, I’ve travelled, I’ve partied, and I’ve spent a lot of time figuring out what I … Read More

  • The INSEAD-USA exchange bubble

    The INSEAD-USA exchange bubble

    by on May 2nd, 2016

    While a lot of INSEADers will be scurrying back and forth between Singy and Fonty, a mere few will be debating if it is worth going to the U S of A for an exchange. I have been asked by… Continue Reading → Read More

  • The INSEAD Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

    The INSEAD Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

    by on March 28th, 2016

    Like many of my peers at INSEAD, one of the many reasons I applied to the MBA program was to test out my own venture ideas and test the entrepreneurial waters on my own. Of course, any successful entrepreneur will… … Read More