Articles by INSEAD

    3 things to bring to INSEAD

    3 things to bring to INSEAD

    by on October 8th, 2017

    The first five weeks at INSEAD have flown by so fast that I feel I need an Alcubierre drive to keep up. The Alcubierre drive was something I didn’t even know existed before I talked with my classmate from NASA. … Read More

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    My summer time in Uganda

    My summer time in Uganda

    by on October 5th, 2017

    I have always been excited about exploring foreign lands and working in a startup. When SPOUTS of Water, a rapidly growing early-revenue-stage social enterprise that manufactures and distributes ceramic water filters in … Read More

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    The First 30 Days…A Reflection!

    The First 30 Days…A Reflection!

    by on October 4th, 2017

    So wow. How do I begin to describe the last (and my first) month at INSEAD?   Let me begin by telling you it’s doesn’t feel like a month – I’d say a solid three-four at least. The time dilation… … Read More

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    Gender Diversity

    Gender Diversity

    by on October 2nd, 2017

    This academic year coincides with the 50th anniversary of the first two female graduates from INSEAD’s MBA Programme.  INSEAD is planning a yearlong series of events around IW50 (INSEAD Women 50) that will highlight … Read More

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    How do I find my dream job?

    How do I find my dream job?

    by on September 27th, 2017

    What you want to be when you grow up? What you want to study in your undergrad? Where are you going to work? It’s very suddenly, for many people, that the choice of work loses connection with their dreams. … Read More

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    I thought my MBA Application CV was perfect, but I was wrong

    I thought my MBA Application CV was perfect, but I was wrong

    by on September 26th, 2017

    I still remember the painful times during my application when I needed to write my CV. It was probably the document that I had read the most in my life – I didn’t count exactly how many times I did… … Read More

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    A Journey to Angola

    A Journey to Angola

    by on September 24th, 2017

    When I left Brazil to come to INSEAD, I knew that I was going to have a year full of diverse and multicultural experiences. Yet, back then it would be hard for me to imagine that six months later I… Continue … Read More

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    The B-School “Bubble” Effect

    The B-School “Bubble” Effect

    by on September 20th, 2017

    B-schools are particularly well known for their all-consuming, high-pressure, and demanding environment, filled with ambitious young professionals. But is that all it is? What else is there in the B-school bubble?   … Read More

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    My MBA internhip with Agastya – one of the largest non-profits in India

    My MBA internhip with Agastya – one of the largest non-profits in India

    by on September 19th, 2017

    Before coming to INSEAD in January 2017, as I was preparing for a year filled with extraordinary experiences, I made a promise to myself – This is the year to be brave, to think about the long term, and to… … Read More

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    Love What You Do/Do What You Love

    Love What You Do/Do What You Love

    by on September 12th, 2017

      Let me tell you about George Eddy (summarized from a New York Times Article). Eddy was raised in Orlando, FL by a partly paralyzed American farther and a blind French mother. He was obsessed with all things … Read More

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    Happily Divorced at 31!

    Happily Divorced at 31!

    by on September 11th, 2017

    Fifteen months ago, on June 7, 2016, I divorced my best friend of 10 years and husband of 2 years. I spent the next two weeks sitting on a seafoam green couch, staring at the half-empty, one-bedroom apartment on … Read More

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    Traditionally Speaking

    Traditionally Speaking

    by on September 10th, 2017

    In 2011, then Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sat opposite Republican Congressman Ron Paul at the Financial Services Committee semi-annual review. At one point, Representative Paul prompted Mr. Bernanke, “The … Read More

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    Why you should meet INSEAD’s Exit Language requirement as early as possible

    Why you should meet INSEAD’s Exit Language requirement as early as possible

    by on September 6th, 2017

    INSEAD’s language policy requires all students to speak at least three languages. In cases in which English is not the native language, these three languages will be: 1 – Your native language 2 – English (called by … Read More

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    Dignified and affordable housing: People Pods

    Dignified and affordable housing: People Pods

    by on September 5th, 2017

    The mission of PeoplePods is to provide dignified and affordable housing to low-income workers.   The Southeast Asian economy is booming. However, worsening traffic and the lack of affordable housing in industrial … Read More

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