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8 Most Valuable Lessons From My INSEAD Year

8 Most Valuable Lessons From My INSEAD Year

by INSEAD on June 18th, 2018

  1.Sunk cost is sunk. Get over it. We have come a long way and there will always be some unwanted and costly baggage we drag along with us. It’s painful to admit that they are actually unwanted. It’s … Read More

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Therapy: A 2-for-1 Deal

Therapy: A 2-for-1 Deal

by INSEAD on June 17th, 2018

I begged and begged to not have to go to therapy. But my Class Dean at Babson College wouldn’t have it. By the third year, she knew me as an ambitious, high-performing student who was determined to graduate a … Read More

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Thrive—don’t survive—in Group work

Thrive—don’t survive—in Group work

by INSEAD on June 12th, 2018

One of our first, most salient memories of INSEAD is sitting around a table covered in markers and butcher paper, nervously smiling at groupmates that still qualified as strangers. We were in our very first session for … Read More

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Beyond the standard lectures – the value extra presentations bring to the INSEAD experience

Beyond the standard lectures – the value extra presentations bring to the INSEAD experience

by INSEAD on June 11th, 2018

That INSEAD is fast-paced, everybody knows. It goes without saying, and probably you’ve heard this from many of us by now. Among the many choices we need to make here, along with lectures, parties and career events, … Read More

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Reaching for the top

Reaching for the top

by INSEAD on June 7th, 2018

Cold. Wet. Drained of energy. My heart pumping fast. My legs giving way. My mind experiencing a brain fog. Feeling the most vulnerable I’ve felt in a very long time. But at the same time, elated, ecstatic, in utter … Read More

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Now I know

Now I know

by INSEAD on June 3rd, 2018

Before coming to INSEAD, I met with a lot of alumni through coffee chats and social events. What always struck me was the aura of quiet confidence which they held. Strong luminous eyes and welcoming smiles. And I always … Read More

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Push Through!

Push Through!

by INSEAD on May 25th, 2018

Have you seen this video?  It is part of the GapKids Back to School campaign.  The mantra you hear on the video is not just clever marketing; it is a mantra created by Jasymn Wright a third grade teacher at… … Read More

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Croissants, Coffees & Cover Letters

Croissants, Coffees & Cover Letters

by INSEAD on May 21st, 2018

I’ve decided to change the way I keep account of my time here at INSEAD- I have now transitioned effectively from weeks to days (I did start with months). In the daily rush to make it to classes, finish … Read More

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What you can expect from INSEAD: an insider’s story

What you can expect from INSEAD: an insider’s story

by INSEAD on May 13th, 2018

Four months have passed since I first joined INSEAD. The journey has been very productive and transformational and for me, the overwhelming energy (from the students, faculty and guest-speakers coming to campus) I felt … Read More

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Robin Hood Campaign – a social cause with a large dose of fun

Robin Hood Campaign – a social cause with a large dose of fun

by INSEAD on May 10th, 2018

Hey everyone! By now you have probably researched the clubs that you are most likely to join. If not, you can find the list HERE. But in this blog post, let me share with you another “club” that you can… … Read More

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