Author Archives: Charushilla

About Charushilla

Charushilla is the Founder and Key Mentor for University Connection - an evolving and unique education mentoring initiative. She is a College Essay Expert and a communications coach, career guide and a literary consultant. She believes that career decisions are life decisions and works with students, parents, young professionals and aspiring authors to help them help themselves.

Careers: An International Perspective

Read published article on Careers: An International Perspective  Is a career about ‘what I do’ or ‘who I am’? The true meaning of life lies in trying to make sense of this all pervasive question. Moreover, while most careers are … Continue reading

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7 Tips for a Perspective on Writing College Essays

Whatever the topic of your college application essay, remember – They are not asking you to change the world or be the next Steve Jobs; but they are certainly interested to know if you believe in your own brand.
Here are 7 tips to help you change your perspective on College Essay writing. Continue reading

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See-Saw Parenting

Imagine you are on a see-saw. Now imagine you are on a see-saw with your four-year old. Would you just put all your weight on one side and let the little fellow hang in the air on the other side? … Continue reading

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Are you a Working Parent?

I have been working all my life and logically so, when I become a parent, everyone around me said that now I am a ‘working – parent’. But very early into parenthood, I realised that the phrase was a lie! … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Vision

Bengaluru, 28th June 2014: The hall was packed with people finding space on the aisles of the Sathya Sai auditorium – a hall that can seat close to 600! One could have mistaken it for the premier of a new … Continue reading

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Dare to Apply to an Ivy League

Why is it that in a country where English is not spoken as widely as it is in India, the number of students accepted at the Ivies has increased three-fold in the last ten years. ‘The Chinese make up an … Continue reading

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Touched by Enlightenment

Some people are born as enlightened beings, they say. Really? How come? Can’t be – is the response of someone rational, someone who believes in a higher consciousness perhaps, but is unable to accept it as being present in a … Continue reading

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