Joined: Jan 18, 2016
This review is for INSEAD
Program January Intake Class of
Class of 2017
INSEAD is an absolutely great school, and without a doubt deserves it's place at the top of the rankings.
The student body is probably it's biggest advantage in that regards. I don't think there is any other school where you would encounter such a diversity of backgrounds and origins. It makes most discussions extremely interesting and really helps to broaden your horizon (also helps for some awesome partying). There is also a very strong Alumni network that is actively engaged in helping students whether on Start-up advice and investment, helping with a job search, or any other request. I would also say that having a campus in Asia opens up a lot of doors that the more traditional M7 don't necessarily tap into, giving a wide range of opportunities.
On the negative side:
- With one year the schedule will be extremely intense. Good stamina is needed, and it is better if you already have an idea of what you want to do. Time will fly by.
- On the core classes, the quality of the teaching is a bit it or miss. Some teachers are absolutely excellent, but some other are downright terrible. Much better on the electives where all teachers are very good.
Career center will not be of much help outside mainstream options.
But this can be supplemented by the wide alumni network that will always be willing to help and guide with advice.
Overall BSchool experience (4.0)
Schools contribution (3.0)
Classmates rating (5.0)
Student body, diversity
Curriculum, Classes, Professors