The INSEAD Executive MBA is an intensive programme with a rigorous academic curriculum. To ensure that we bring the best talent to the class, applicants must either take the INSEAD Assessment, the GMAC Executive Assessment (EA) or the GMAT – all of which provide a uniform and standardised way of evaluating candidates’ aptitude to cope with the intensity and breadth of the programme.
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.
At INSEAD, we look for people with intellectual curiosity and a desire to stretch themselves in a rigorous programme such as our one-year MBA. We welcome applications from around the world regardless of ethnicity, gender, religion, or financial status. Our aim is to build an exciting, dynamic and diverse student body. In this video, Virginie Fougea, head of INSEAD's MBA Recruitment and Admissions, talks about what the school looks for in an MBA candidate.
The GMAT is a tough nut to crack. Like many other adaptive tests, the GMAT requires rigorous preparation in the weeks leading up to the exam date. With the right approach and proper planning, however, acing the GMAT is well within reach. INSEAD MBA students Ekaterina Kuznetsova, Wenyu Yang and Silvia Nelba share some insights on their GMAT preparation strategy and their secrets on how they achieved competitive scores.
Photo of the magical Chateau de FontainebleauBut first, let me introduce myself and my background (since this my first blog).
I wanted to pass along a few contributions from successful applicants who were not my clients, but part of my INSEAD thread on GMAT Club. I think you will find at least one or two things helpful!
Whether you are currently working on your application or still in the process of getting ready, we thought you may appreciate a few pointers from the EMBA Admissions Team on how to boost your application.
Learn the secrets of how to conquer the GMAT from Katja Smuk, one of our alumni with a top GMAT score at INSEAD.
As one of the first business schools in the world to admit women to its MBA programme in 1967, INSEAD has come a long way in promoting gender-parity in education. Learn how the women from our MBA Class of July 2018 have added much vibrancy to the diverse and multinational culture at INSEAD.
Try to think back to the events in your life which you can never forget. The events which you will always vividly remember as though they happened yesterday. You might think that you are making important decisions on a daily basis, but if you think carefully, there are probably no more than five life-changing decisions that you will have to make throughout the course of your existence. I turned 28 recently, and I can count two important decisions.