Does School & College Education (As We Know It) Really Matter?

How much did your school and college education impact and influence you? How useful has your learning in school and college been later in your life? Not really. That’s the short answer in my case. When I hear others crediting their alma mater for how they have turned out, it feels good to know. I‘dContinue reading “Does School & College Education (As We Know It) Really Matter?”

What to Consider When You Decide Your Child’s Future?

Have you faced a situation where a seemingly good thing wasn’t so good in the long run? When all that glittered, you discovered later, was not gold. Me too. My story will tell you how the best intentions of my parents and school authorities did not unfold as desired. Does Double Promotion Help? Parents feelContinue reading “What to Consider When You Decide Your Child’s Future?”

On Your Marks: Get Set, But Know How To Go

The recently announced Class X and XII results reminded me of my time as a student. Class X was the biggest examination in school. It was also the final school exam before I entered college. My school did not have Class XI and XII. Some of my dearest friends were the best performers in school.Continue reading “On Your Marks: Get Set, But Know How To Go”

Short Term Loss, Long Term Gain

Half of 2020 is behind us. As harrowing it may have been, there is always hope that the tables will turn in the other half. After all, nature does find the balance between ups and downs. Given how dismal the first half of the year has been, one can only hope, down the year, thingsContinue reading “Short Term Loss, Long Term Gain”

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