Articles by INSEAD

    ChangeNOW and My Summer of Change

    ChangeNOW and My Summer of Change

    by on December 12th, 2017

    As a 17D MBA candidate at INSEAD, I had the opportunity to pursue an 8-week internship over the summer. With my eyes set on spending this time in Europe in all its glory, picking up the local language while … Read More

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    Intensive Languages and Campus Sneak Preview’

    Intensive Languages and Campus Sneak Preview’

    by on December 11th, 2017

    We are some of the first ’18Ds on campus this year, starting our intensive language course in November, before the official start in January. It has been a whirlwind of activity since landing at Charles de Gaulle, … Read More

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    Being human: A behavioral guide to the MBA experience

    Being human: A behavioral guide to the MBA experience

    by on December 7th, 2017

    Several weeks ago Richard Thaler won the Nobel memorial prize in Economics for “for his contributions to behavioral economics”. Fifteen years earlier, Daniel Kahneman, professor of psychology and public … Read More

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    Why I went from a BBA to an MBA

    Why I went from a BBA to an MBA

    by on December 7th, 2017

    There is always a big question mark over pursuing an MBA. Almost every day you’ll hear people asking if an MBA is worth its cost? Worth being outside the workforce for the year? Worth the risk of leaving your … Read More

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    Be Intentional About the Change We Want To See

    Be Intentional About the Change We Want To See

    by on December 5th, 2017

    I strongly believe that change will not happen with lip service and good intentions. This is exactly why I have taken it upon myself to be a catalyst for change by talking openly about my own actions at work. In… … Read More

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    The INSEAD Triangle and Keeping It Together

    The INSEAD Triangle and Keeping It Together

    by on December 4th, 2017

    “I’ve never worked this hard in my entire life, and I’ve never slept this little either.” My classmate who’s a consultant laughs when I say this. “Consulting is a lot harder than this,” He replied, … Read More

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    Do you know the numbers behind the INSEAD MBA?

    Do you know the numbers behind the INSEAD MBA?

    by on December 4th, 2017

    Everyone knows INSEAD’s MBA public statistics of 3 campuses, 1000+ students, 33%+ women, 90+ nationalities…etc. But what most students don’t know are the “behind the scenes” numbers that … Read More

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    Demystifying the Language Policy

    Demystifying the Language Policy

    by on December 1st, 2017

      Diversity is a word that you’ll hear everywhere at INSEAD. With over 90 different nationalities and almost the same number of languages spoken on Campus, no other business school offers such a multicultural … Read More

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    Fall Musings

    Fall Musings

    by on November 29th, 2017

    In another week’s time, it will be three months since I arrived in the town of Fontainebleau. There’s a bug going around the ’18Js at the moment and I am down with a flu. Which is a good thing because… … Read More

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    Black Friday

    Black Friday

    by on November 28th, 2017

    Last Friday, 24th of November, was the Black Friday. For most, it was a day to look for the best deals on electronics, clothing, books… the epitome of modern consumerism. For me, it was the last day at work … Read More

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    Tell me your story, Jacqueline

    Tell me your story, Jacqueline

    by on November 26th, 2017

    The INSEAD Women in Business Club have launched a « Tell your story » initiative across both the Singapore and Fontainebleau campuses that aims to present the current INSEAD MBA female students’ inspirational … Read More

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    The art of losing

    The art of losing

    by on November 23rd, 2017

    The first two months at INSEAD (Period 1) has been a roller-coaster ride. It has demanded me to be an organizational freak, to be excellent at managing time and to master saying no more often. Hence, I have already … Read More

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    Your MBA starts long before you set foot on campus

    Your MBA starts long before you set foot on campus

    by on November 22nd, 2017

    I don’t see INSEAD’s MBA as a one-year programme. The real MBA journey starts long before you set foot on campus. In my case, the period before arriving in Singapore was a transformative one. The application process … Read More

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    My Summer with the UNDP

    My Summer with the UNDP

    by on November 21st, 2017

    When I quit my job and joined INSEAD, I knew that it was going to be a year of great opportunities and diverse experiences. I have always wanted to pursue a career in social impact and a summer internship during… … Read More

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