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“All you have to do is keep trying” says Mayur Mundada, Founder & CEO, AmbitionBox.com

Mayur, who comes from the Marwadi community, which prizes entrepreneurship, knew he  always wanted to start up. “My parents are my source of motivation”, he says, adding “When I resigned from investment banking job, my father was the happiest person”…. Continue Reading →

The Grad Guru: Karthik Rajkumar at Stanford University

Karthik Rajkumar, BTech, Electrical Engineering, 2013. Currently doing an MS in statistics at Stanford University with an intention to do a PhD in economics immediately after.

The Grad Guru: Nirup Kumar Nagabandi at Texas A&M University

  Nirup Kumar Bandi, an alumnus of IITM, talks about the process of applying for higher studies and the factors which influenced his decision.

The Greatest Addiction

Technology addiction is the addiction which I picked up after coming to IIT. Entering into IIT I was ignorant about technology. People around me could program an AtMega16 and talk about Python. I had no clue what a micro-controller is… Continue Reading →

The Grad Guru: Pavitra Tejaswi at Texas A&M University

Pavitra Tejasvi, an alumnus of IIT Madras, speaks of her experiences while applying to colleges for higher studies.

The Grad Guru : Asha Chigurupati at Stanford University

1. When did you decide to apply for further studies? I always wanted to study further. Right from the beginning I gave very high priority to my grades and other metrics of academic performance. But I was super confused about picking… Continue Reading →

The Grad Guru: Vikram Rao at Cornell University

1. When did you decide to apply for further studies? I started leaning towards graduate studies during my first year at IITM. A summer school I attended at IISc during my second summer made me excited about a research area…. Continue Reading →

The Grad Guru: Abishek Sankararaman at the University of Texas at Austin

  1. When did you decide to apply for further studies? I decided roughly at the beginning of my final year (8th Sem) for me. After 4 years of undergrad, and having seen the industry, I decided that applying for… Continue Reading →

The Grad Guru: Shruthy Suresh at University of Texas Southwestern

1. When did you decide to apply for further studies? I decided to apply in the beginning of my third year, and was sure about it after my summer internship after third year. 2. How did you make the choice… Continue Reading →

The Grad Guru: Sai Gautam at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sai Goutham, a graduate from the Department of Metallurgical and Materials talks about his experiences at MIT and on the application process.

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