Masala Chai (or How I Ruined My Chances to Get Into IIM Lucknow)

It was not my fault.Or maybe, it was completely my fault. The day wasn’t much pleasant, but it wasn’t going bad as well. I had an easy WAT topic, and I believe I had created a good piece of essay. And I had almost had a good interview. But…..Yes, I couldn’t control myself. I just couldn’t.Continue reading “Masala Chai (or How I Ruined My Chances to Get Into IIM Lucknow)”

For The Night Is Still Young And Will Is Still Strong

The arrogant sea was in a rage. He had allowed his waves to go wild. They were smashing the shore hard. The beach was shaking with fear. The coral rocks were being crumbled into pieces. Any boat that entered the sea would only return to the beach in pieces. Small pieces. With broken wills. Indeed,Continue reading “For The Night Is Still Young And Will Is Still Strong”

Failed startup – but a broken glass ceiling

“Am I doing the right thing?”, asked a little voice inside my head, as my hands were busy in the process of tearing my Placement I-card.It was not that easy thing to do, considering the position that I was in.It meant that I would no longer be eligible to seek a placement from my college’sContinue reading “Failed startup – but a broken glass ceiling”

How I fought 3 dragons and still survived (or the story of my IIM Bangalore Interview)

Background: I failed to score well in CAT 2015. I had converted a new and baby IIMs, but decided to not join them. Also, I had not taken any placement from my college’s placement process, as I wanted to start something of my own. I had tried to convert my final year engineering project intoContinue reading “How I fought 3 dragons and still survived (or the story of my IIM Bangalore Interview)”

An Unexpected Truce

If you put me and my elder brother in a single room, you can only have one result: chaos! Since the inception of my little life on this earth, my brother has given me a such a hard time (btw, the converse is also true). In my early childhood, when I was unable to defendContinue reading “An Unexpected Truce”

I never believed in the GOD

I never believed in the god, And everybody called me an Atheist. They said, believe in the “divine”, It will change your life, But they never said, how? Will I get supernatural strength Or will I be able to breathe the purest of O2? (Oh man, that I really need to) Perhaps, my life willContinue reading “I never believed in the GOD”

Its All About The Attitude…

Mumbai is hot (literally). And it feels even hotter when you are wearing a suit. Wear a tie if you want to add a pinch of suffocation. If you will add the tremendous amount of sweat and the humongous pressure of an IIM Lucknow interview, then I guess you’ll get a recipe to make aContinue reading “Its All About The Attitude…”

What is Life?

Life is a story, waiting to be written. And, it is your story! I have a very strange habit. I like to talk with strangers and learn about their lives. Wherever I go, I manage to find some stranger, who is either happy or sad, but definitely willing to talk and share his/her story withContinue reading “What is Life?”

A journey to remember……

“What are you studying, beta?” I hate when people disturb me. I hate it the most when I am reading or studying. So, with a dash of anger, I looked at the old person sitting next to me, in that second class coach of that train, which I had boarded from Mumbai and would takeContinue reading “A journey to remember……”