Articles by INSEAD

  • Taking the road less traveled to the MBA

    Taking the road less traveled to the MBA

    by on January 9th, 2017

    Whenever I introduce myself to my fellow classmates here, the most common response I hear is “you were made for INSEAD!” While I’d believed this myself when I was applying, it’s reassuring to hear it from the … Read More

  • Celebrating 15 years of the INSEAD-Wharton Alliance

    Celebrating 15 years of the INSEAD-Wharton Alliance

    by on January 8th, 2017

    The INSEAD-Wharton Alliance video discusses 15 years of successful collaboration: early days, innovations and future plans for the Alliance. It was in March 2001 that the INSEAD-Wharton MBA Alliance Program was formed. … Read More

  • ‘Twas the night before INSEAD…

    ‘Twas the night before INSEAD…

    by on January 7th, 2017

    ‘Twas the night before INSEAD, just me and my spouse not a shirt unprepared, not even a blouse. The suit jackets hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that job offers soon would be there. The pre-reads were … Read More

  • A Matter Of Importance

    A Matter Of Importance

    by on January 6th, 2017

    There is this point in time: right before the program commences and just after you have been issued your visa, or made your housing deposit, or whatever the last item on your to-do list of pre-INSEAD preparation may be. … Read More

  • Outbreak…

    Outbreak…

    by on January 5th, 2017

    Theatre de Fontainebleau 21st December 2016 It’s in the quiver of the oral commissures at the end of every smile… in the squint after every eye-widening moment… the linger of handshakes just one microsecond … Read More

  • IN-SEAD on my mind

    IN-SEAD on my mind

    by on January 4th, 2017

    It was in the summer of 2014 when I met an alumnus of INSEAD at a party. His personality, charisma and knowledge were contagious. Ever since I had started to think of an MBA, INSEAD has been at the back… Continue … Read More

  • The INSEAD Experience Before INSEAD

    The INSEAD Experience Before INSEAD

    by on January 3rd, 2017

    Networking is one of the many keywords you start hearing when you decide you’re going to attend a business school. My formal introduction to networking happened during a visit in Oct ’15, to a friend studying for an … Read More

  • # KEEP IT OPEN

    # KEEP IT OPEN

    by on January 2nd, 2017

    Welcome to the worldwide INSEAD community ! Yes, we made it. It has been a long journey. From sleepless GMAT preparations to nerve-wracking interviews, we, 17D, managed to survive. And, I think we deserve some proper … Read More

  • Where did it all begin?

    Where did it all begin?

    by on December 30th, 2016

    What are the classes going to be like? What kind of experience will it be to meet and make friends with people from so many different countries all over the world? Am I going to stay on top of everything?… Continue … Read More

  • Are you my alma mater?

    Are you my alma mater?

    by on December 28th, 2016

    Finding the right MBA program is like finding the family that speaks your language. They may not look or talk like you, but you feel “at home” because they understand and value you. I knew that INSEAD was the … Read More

  • Why and How Did I Go ALL-IN-SEAD?

    Why and How Did I Go ALL-IN-SEAD?

    by on December 26th, 2016

    Some experiences are life-changing. At times, such experiences can be nothing more than a mere interaction; and even more so, a mere conversation. Walking down my memory lane, I can root my decision of coming to INSEAD … Read More

  • What would you do if you had all the money you ever needed?

    What would you do if you had all the money you ever needed?

    by on December 22nd, 2016

    What would you do if you had all the money you ever needed? Or in other words, if you never had to think about earning money to fulfill your needs and wants, what would you think about? What would you… Continue … Read More

  • Why not INSEAD!

    Why not INSEAD!

    by on December 22nd, 2016

    It was sometime around July 2015 when I once again decided to apply for MBA courses after a gap of almost 3 years. I had tried applying to a few schools in 2012 but it didn’t really work out because… Continue … Read More

  • Countdown to an exciting start

    Countdown to an exciting start

    by on December 21st, 2016

    15 days and counting… I will officially start my MBA journey as INSEAD MBA’17D candidate very soon! Time literally flew by since I received one of the most pleasant calls from the INSEAD admissions officer … Read More