INSEAD evaluates candidates holistically and is looking for a wide variety of candidates and backgrounds. If you want to go to INSEAD, take the leap of faith and apply. You never know what may happen.
INSEAD is such a unique opportunity and community, so definitely use it to continue to meet new people and try new things.
Be mentally prepared to face the intensity of the programme as it is very intense, so that you can enjoy your experience and have fun as well.
Only a couple of weeks in, I met like-minded students equally passionate about impact, climate change and global issues.
My experiences have made me understand how diversity enriches one’s development.
I would like to encourage all men to become more vocal about gender equity.
A handshake. Sitting in a classroom. Going to ‘Freddy’s’ bar. So many things we have taken for granted have now changed.
The INSEAD MBA is an intense 10-month rollercoaster and the COVID-19 pandemic seemed to put a sudden brake at the very summit, jolting us back to an unfamiliar new reality. But despite our self-administered physical fences, the unwavering support of our INSEAD friends shone through, reminding us that we were in this together.
If long run averages are anything to go by, it wouldn't be unreasonable to expect a Fontainebleau to Paris car ride to last 45 minutes. But the moment you throw a national public transport strike into the mix, the travel time increases to an astronomical 2.5 hours. To many a bystander, this would qualify as a high barrier to entry. Hence, if said bystanders chose to cozy up in bed with a warm mug of cocoa, rather than brave the vagaries of Paris’ traffic network, they would probably not be judged too harshly by society.