Reaching out to alums and current students is extremely important. Asking about their experiences, the university’s culture and values, the best classes and professors, exciting clubs and organisations, and even prospective projects is the best way to get to know the school.
Is an MBA only for high academic achievers with successful business backgrounds? What if your previous life or work experience doesn’t seem to fit into any of the more traditional pre-MBA profiles you've come across? This collection of blogs showcases the inspiring stories of five INSEAD MBA students who came from non-traditional backgrounds and succeeded not only in getting admitted, but also in demonstrating that an MBA can be a transformative and enriching endeavour for anyone willing to embrace the challenge.