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Guest Blog Post: The lucky prospective’s dilemma: Every grad school is good! by Gigi Lin

I met Gigi last year, when she visited Stanford as a prospective student during visiting weekend. Gigi chose Stanford among the many schools she had gotten admitted to. And she shares her perspective (and dilemma) of choosing the right graduate school.  ————————- People choose graduate studies for different reasons. For some, it is the prerequisite […]

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Guest Blog Post: Living My Dream by Lakshmi Saligram (updated)

Can’t believe it’s only been a week since Splash. It seems like ages ago. What a crazy week this has been. But when Lakshmi Saligram sent me her guest post, it sent my spirits soaring – Ah, what a beautifully written article. Lakshmi – a true Bangalorite, in heart and spirit – completed her undergraduate […]

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Guest Blog Post: My Plan is not to Plan by Surbhi Maheshwari

Ah, just realized that the guest blog posts male to female ratio resembles the sex ratio at IIT. For some reason, women seem to be less inclined to share their stories on my blog, despite my persistence. So, thanks to Surbhi for stepping up to the challenge. Surbhi is one of those girls who’s always […]

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Guest Blog Post : The Secret to Acing Your Exams by Jim Wang

So far on my blog, I’ve consciously avoided using quotes from religious texts mainly because I didn’t want this blog to be one of those blogs – ones which quote hadiths and Bhagavad Gita. Just because they have various interpretations and it would distract from the original goal of this blog. Plus, there was a more rationale […]

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