Articles by INSEAD

    Why I chose INSEAD over my other B-School offer

    Why I chose INSEAD over my other B-School offer

    by on August 21st, 2017

    As I prepare to face my year at INSEAD, I’m reflecting on the journey that led to this very moment: starting from the decision of applying to an MBA, to the whole application process and ultimately the decision of … Read More

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    From Peace Corps to INSEAD: How I Got Here

    From Peace Corps to INSEAD: How I Got Here

    by on August 20th, 2017

    It must have been sometime in early February, one afternoon while sitting in my office at World Vision Georgia in a small town east of Tbilisi, when I received the call that I had been admitted to INSEAD’s MBA … Read More

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    Warming Up for the Coming INSEAD Life

    Warming Up for the Coming INSEAD Life

    by on August 20th, 2017

    During the application process, I have always been curious that what INSEADers find the most rewarding during their one intensive year. One common answer is PEOPLE. Thanks to the current technology, you can get a preview … Read More

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    I feel just like a kid about to enter a candy shop

    I feel just like a kid about to enter a candy shop

    by on August 19th, 2017

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    Being Genuine, the Guiding Principle for My INSEAD Year

    Being Genuine, the Guiding Principle for My INSEAD Year

    by on August 18th, 2017

      Even up till this moment, I’m still surprised by the fact that my MBA will officially kick off in a week’s time, even though I have been preparing myself for it for almost a year. But actually I should… … Read More

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    C.H.A.N.G.E. v0

    C.H.A.N.G.E. v0

    by on August 15th, 2017

    It’s a habit of mine to, while packing to move (again!), reminisce about what has happened that leads to where I am now and where I am going to be. Same goes this time as I start packing up for… Continue Reading … Read More

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    Your job vs. your career: a perspective on changing careers.

    Your job vs. your career: a perspective on changing careers.

    by on August 14th, 2017

    I am a filmmaker-entrepreneur with a little more than 10 years of working experience in various creative and management roles in the industry. In the past 5 years, I have been producing television dramas and movies … Read More

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    I’m an alien. What about you?

    I’m an alien. What about you?

    by on August 13th, 2017

    If you’re reading this post, there is a strong chance that you are currently researching about MBAs and business schools. You may already have shortlisted INSEAD within your Top 3 business schools of choice, as … Read More

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    Ground Control to Major Tom

    Ground Control to Major Tom

    by on August 12th, 2017

    I was sitting in a Cuban diner in South Beach, Miami when it hit me: we are now just a few weeks away from start of business school – this life changing experience that has been 29 years in the… Continue … Read More

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    The road so far and the road ahead

    The road so far and the road ahead

    by on August 11th, 2017

    Hello, all the wonderful readers of our blog. I was recently given access to blog like many of my 18J classmates. We all are super excited to share our stories and journeys with you and hopefully inspire some of … Read More

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    From a Yoga degree in Costa Rica to an MBA in France

    From a Yoga degree in Costa Rica to an MBA in France

    by on August 10th, 2017

    Like every other morning for the past two weeks, I was woken at 6am by the Star Wars esque grunting of howler monkeys and the first rays of the Costa Rican sun seeping onto my bed.  And just like every… Continue … Read More

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    The Fault in Our Admissions Process

    The Fault in Our Admissions Process

    by on August 9th, 2017

    There is ONE thing the INSEAD admissions team is not very good at. They tend to NOT tell you why you were one of the luckiest few people to be chosen for the program. And trust me, sometimes it’s the… Continue … Read More

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    The lost call

    The lost call

    by on August 8th, 2017

    I was coming back from lunch with a friend from work. As we needed to get back to the office for a meeting, I grabbed my cell phone from my pocket to check the time. Never had a time check… Continue Reading → … Read More

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    Turning my INSEAD year into two!

    Turning my INSEAD year into two!

    by on August 7th, 2017

    I consider myself a citizen of the world as there is no one country I particularly call home. These words that introduced my motivation essay for INSEAD are also the words that made my choosing the school a no … Read More

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