There is all this talk about creating things, producing stuff, being famous, driving your life in a certain direction, making choices, breaking barriers, rising to the occasion, making the most of your education, earning, spending, earning some more and spending again and earning, only to get back in the cycle! No, this is not aContinue reading “What’s with existing?”
Armed with an Oyster card, a sling bag, sunglasses and comfy shoes – I was the happiest when I was out on the streets – Oxford Street, Downing Street, Bond Street and so many more. The etymology of simply the streets of this beautiful town called London, among its abbeys and churches and towers andContinue reading “London Calling”
Parenting is about understanding that an empty nest means that your bird is learning to fly among the clouds, at the same time, it’s to do with believing that it’s not just about giving them wings, it’s also about nurturing roots that strengthen them for life. Parents must value courage as a developed trait and wisdom as a tough lesson imbibed through experience.
Even very reputed schools in India, often have no counselor or have one odd teacher with good communication skills also given the designation of a counselor. Counseling doesn’t work that way! Career mentorship today requires specialized teachers and trainers who can work as mentors with students.
I reckon that there are journeys that make a vacation, a memory, a Facebook post, and then there are journeys that make us who we are.
“I think we need a back-up plan. Should we also apply to Canada?” called a worried parent of a class XII student soon after the Executive order from President Trump. She’s applied for universities in the United States only and even has close to a hundred thousand dollars scholarship from one. She’s not alone. WhetherContinue reading “Are You Feeling Trumped?”
Sharing some of my thoughts in the December Issue of the Business World Magazine on Cross Border Education India is going global with a vengeance. One manifestation of this is the sheer number of youngsters going abroad for a “foreign” degree. In 2016, this number is expected to cross 400,000. The US, predictably, leads theContinue reading “Cross Border Education”
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 seen as a means to an end, the most fulfilling careers are an end inContinue reading “Careers: An International Perspective”
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.
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? Hopefully not! Instead, you would perhaps drop your weight and release it so as toContinue reading “See-Saw Parenting”