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 impressive 27% of the population at the Ivies, while Indians comprised of 9.7% of allContinue reading “Dare to Apply to an Ivy League”

The Lost Namaste

“Namaste Ma’am”.“Namaste!?” I said.   When the reception desk connected me to Nandini, a student with 93 percent in her class XII board exams, I was expecting to hear the usual self-proclaimed voice of an achiever, in most cases expecting some special treatment, a standing ovation perhaps. Or definitely an exemption from the forbidding entranceContinue reading “The Lost Namaste”