INSEAD is such a unique opportunity and community, so definitely use it to continue to meet new people and try new things.
Do not self-select yourself out of the process. You have what it takes to get into “The Business School of the World”. Don’t be afraid to share your authentic self through your stories.
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.
The professors are very qualified and the material we are getting is eye-opening to new experiences which will help us better innovate in our professional life in the future.
Only a couple of weeks in, I applied for a leadership position at the Student Impact Fund. I also joined the Environment and Business Club. I met like-minded students equally passionate about impact, climate change and global issues.
At INSEAD, no two people have exactly the same background: you’re just as likely to meet someone having spent ten years in the army as you are to find a fashion designer who became a business entrepreneur.
Watch lectures by INSEAD Professors who explore fields that interest you. And if you have the privilege to visit the campus during term, there’s nothing like it.
On Tuesday, 5 July 2022, the INSEAD MBA class of July 2020 came together once again to mark their graduation at the Chateau de Fontainebleau – a celebration that was delayed by two years due to the pandemic. Katrina Yavash, who was elected class valedictorian speaker, reflected on the cohort’s varied journeys taken since graduating at the height of a global health crisis, and on the power of the INSEAD network that has carried them through those difficult times and has taught three invaluable assets: courage, compassion and community.
“X for good” is a popular catchphrase nowadays. You can substitute “X” with anything – business, tech, artificial intelligence, non-fungible tokens, and so on.
Rhoda Yap joined INSEAD as Global Director of the Career Development Centre (CDC) in September 2021. In her role, Rhoda oversees a team of 40 dedicated employer engagement specialists, career coaches and operations staff across all INSEAD campuses, designed to partner with students and alumni on their career journey.