16 Things Every International Student Should Know About Insead Essay

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16 things every international student should know about INSEAD Georges Frederic Doriot (1899-1987), who earned the sobriquet of “Father of venture capitalism” for establishing the American Research and Development Corporation, founded INSEAD, an acronym for the French name for the “European Institute of Business Administration,” in 1957. Location: INSEAD has three campuses—one each in Fontainebleau, near Paris, France (Europe campus); Singapore (Asia campus); and Abu Dhabi, UAE (Middle-east campus). The Europe campus is located on the edge of the Forest of Fontainebleau, near the town center. In 20 acres, it accommodates 29 lecture halls, two restaurants and a bar, a bookshop, and a gym. Students have a variety of houses, studios, and flats to choose from, and search assistance from rental agencies is available. The Asia campus is situated in Singapore’s Knowledge Hub district, 30 minutes from Changi airport. Apartments and houses can be rented with help from real-estate agents. The Middle East campus in Abu Dhabi does not offer onsite accommodation but the university has negotiated special rates for students in hotels nearby. High ranking: INSEAD consistently finds a place among the world’s top five MBA programs by Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Forbes. The INSEAD MBA program was placed first in the FT’s 2016 ranking. The Tsinghua-INSEAD Dual Degree Executive MBA and the Single School EMBA program have received the top ranking from FT (2015). Faculty: As can

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