Journey to INSEAD

A Nigerian's journey to the Business School for the World

GRADUATION!!!

The words of John O’Donohue ring in my head every time I reflect on the transformative, euphoric, life-changing, demanding, emotional, and great year that 2016 was! The fourth to sixth … Continue reading

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The Wharton Exchange- worth it?

I never thought I would be writing this post after my INSEAD experience but that says a lot about the long transformative year that 2016 was. I am now a … Continue reading

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Reflections: My first period at INSEAD

It has been 10 weeks since I started my MBA programme at INSEAD. A couple of folks have asked me how the journey has been so far and most times … Continue reading

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For a New Beginning…

In out-of-the-way places of the heart, Where your thoughts never think to wander, This beginning has been quietly forming, Waiting until you were ready to emerge. For a long time … Continue reading

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Updates!!!

Tick, tock, tick…the countdown to January 7, 2016 when orientation week kicks off. Been a tiring but rewarding journey so far and I really can’t wait to start off at … Continue reading

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A Perfect Day!

This would be short, really short… 21st September 2015 would always remain a memorable day in my life. Still short of words at this moment. I got the perfect birthday … Continue reading

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About Funding & Scholarships 2

Funding- an MBA admit’s inevitable dilemma! If you thought the application process was gruelling, then wait till you are admitted. I have spent the past few weeks working extra hard … Continue reading

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Fear not; it’s not over. Only believe!

Ever been at the point in your life when it seemed like all hope was lost and no solution was in sight? Then suddenly comes help, from the least expected … Continue reading

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Normal people vs MBAs

Originally posted on Pulling That MBA Trigger:
Could this be any more accurate???

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About Funding & Scholarships…

Such relief! I feel very confident about my decisions so far regarding pursuing my MBA at INSEAD. I think back to when I started this journey and how much has … Continue reading

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Checklist!!!

Heck! I thought the application process was daunting. Now that the excitement has mellowed a bit, it’s time to start ticking the boxes on my B-School Checklist. Things seem to be … Continue reading

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Accepted! Fonty! 16D!

The wait has finally ended. I received the call this morning from my AO and I really cannot describe how I felt. Happy? Ecstatic? Excited? YES!!! I have been admitted … Continue reading

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Being Illogical…

Logical thinking is often the right thing to do in all situations but logic in itself is relative. I have been reflecting on a lot of things in the past few … Continue reading

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Office, Bar or Coffee Shop?

Yeah, irrespective of what the location is, one thing is certain: your interviewers need to know if you would be a good fit for the INSEAD environment. I am finally … Continue reading

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Stage 2!

It was a tortuous wait after submitting my R2 application to INSEAD, looking at my mail box every other second and refreshing the INSEAD January 2016 intake page on gmatclub.com. … Continue reading

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Application Submitted!

Whew! The past few weeks have been super crazy. It feels good to know that I finally turned in my application just before the R2 deadline. Despite the intense pressure from … Continue reading

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Letters, Essays and Valentine’s Day!

I have been staring at a blank MS Word document for hours. Not that I do not know what to write about, but it seems my heart is so full … Continue reading

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DEBRIEF: My INSEAD Singapore MBA in-house visit

After fantasizing about life at INSEAD for over a year, I finally decided to attend an MBA in-house event. I was on an assignment in one of our business units … Continue reading

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The Journey begins…

Finally, after months of deliberation and research, I have made an attempt to cross the first hurdle of the B-school application by taking the GMAT. This journey actually started years … Continue reading

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