Rumour has it – INSEAD’s MBA programme is difficult to get in, as it requires a mighty GMAT score. Or you might have heard that if you do not have a business background, your chances of getting admitted into INSEAD are low. Nothing clears the air better than hearing directly from INSEAD’s admissions office, so here are some misconceptions that we have so often heard – debunked!
Part two is written onboard EK355 from Singapore to Dubai, on my way to France. So excited to start my journey with the school! This post will focus specifically on the INSEAD application process, and the preparation that I did.
Writing this on board of GA821 from Kuala Lumpur to Jakarta, I am filled with both sadness and excitement. I'm sad that I left the family I built in KL, but excited to go back to school soon. This post is also intended to help me sort out my thoughts and hopefully help you in one way or another. In the following blog, I'll focus on my career journey and why I opted to do an MBA at INSEAD.
International motivation is listed as one of the criteria for being admitted into the INSEAD MBA programme. But what does it actually mean? How do you actually prove such a thing? International motivation is one of the things I like to talk about, as it is key to the mission of INSEAD, bringing together people, cultures and ideas to develop responsible leaders who transform business and society.
When considering whether to apply to the INSEAD MBA, you may be concerned that you might be lacking in experience compared to those that have been working in the corporate sector, financial services or as consultants. We discuss the benefits differences in knowledge and experience can bring to your career and how these experiences will give you the skills you will need to successfully manage diversity in your future. Our guests today Isabel Weiner
INSEAD’s Master in Management (MIM) is designed to empower the next generation of well-rounded, agile-thinking and innovative individuals who are ready to make a positive impact in today's society. The Admissions Team is looking for people with intellectual curiosity, personal qualities to contribute to the many activities at INSEAD and a desire to stretch themselves in a rigorous academic programme.
It is June again, and I have just got into the summer break. Six months (60%) of the program is over, and in another six months, I will be moving away from my student life, on to a different phase of life. When you are in a long and busy hike, a stop mid-way offers a not to miss opportunity, to not only look ahead to your end goal, but also look back at the journey you undertook. To me, June is that juncture of a “not to miss” reflection.
The INSEAD Executive Master in Finance programme is designed to prepare the next generation of leaders that will drive the finance industry into the future. Applicants must either take the GMAT, the GMAC Executive Assessment (EA) or the GRE – all of which provide a uniform and standardised way of evaluating candidates’ aptitude to cope with the intensity and breadth of the programme.
What does it take to apply to the #1 MBA programme in the world (ranked by the Financial Times 2016 & 2017)? Former Managing Director of the MBA Programme at INSEAD Minh Huy Lai sheds light on our MBA admissions criteria, GMAT requirement, recommendation letters, interviews and more.
Is an MBA only for people with business backgrounds? What if your previous work experience doesn’t seem to fit into any of the more traditional pre-MBA profiles such as consulting, finance and corporate? Assistant Director of MBA Marketing and Recruitment Michael Wort shares insights as well as admissions advice for applicants with “non-traditional” backgrounds.