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Education

Is the current Education System relevant?

Today, I attended my son’s annual day celebrations. He is 3 years old. Part of the celebrations included him and his classmates performing on stage. Seeing him dance and wave his hands in the air on the stage reminded me of my first stage performance.

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Education

Rising Cost of Higher Education

Does the rising cost of higher education defend the increase in demand and the burgeoning fees that parents have to shell out these days.

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Social

A Question of Ethics

Disclaimer: I do not have anything personal against IITians, in case you are one, then I am not judging YOU, do not take this personally. This is certainly not an IIT bashing post, but I prefer to think of it as a call to action. In case you have some clout in those areas, please […]

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Business

Batch of 2005

The world of business talks fondly of the batch of 1989 from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. This is due to the fact that a lot of participants in this class turned towards entrepreneurship and launched successful ventures of their own. The likes of Sanjeev Bhikchandani of Naukri.com, Rashesh Shah of Edelweiss Capital and […]

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Careers Social

Careers: Visibility is not the only problem

One of my assumptions about career design lays shattered today. I thought that students do not have visibility into their next career spaces, and that is why there is so much confusion in the careers area. However, after reading this post by Rashmi Bansal, it’s not just career visibility that is the problem, but also […]

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Personal

Alumni Meet

Last weekend was IIM-Indore’s alumni meet. Unlike the older IIM’s, we at Indore have this event every year for all the batches. And generally its one huge event in the calendar of the institute. This time was no different. For me, it was a whole new experience altogether. My first alumni meet was in 2006, […]

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Education Personal

Remember the Teacher

I was reading my feeds when I came across – A Teacher on the Front Line as Faith and Science Clash and Now THERE’s a Teacher Takes you back to movies like To Sir, with Love, doesn’t it? Just that the students are not half that bad. What often moves or works against the teacher […]