What to do now? : Part 2

It’s almost December and a good percentage of you have finished your syllabus or are just about to. This is a phase of confusion for a lot of students wherein it seems unclear what next to do. So, what exactly is to be done?

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What to do now? : Part 1

It’s almost December and a good percentage of you have finished your syllabus or are just about to. This is a phase of confusion for a lot of students wherein it seems unclear what next to do. So, what exactly is to be done?

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Indian National Olympiads Stage 1 : Your views

Hey all, how’s it going? The National Standard Examinations were held this Sunday (26th of November, 2017). Some of my juniors contacted me and told me how exactly it was easy in the case of Chemistry and Astronomy but not so in the case of Physics.

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What next for Prepsera?

When I started this blog around a year ago, I had a lot of reasons for it… I wanted to share my feelings about exams, about how to keep yourself in good shape, about how exactly to go forth in life, etc. I was hoping that I might get an audience big enough to voice my views out to everyone, to tell students that exams are not the end of the world, to tell parents that JEE isn’t the only thing that matters, and to tell the determined souls how they could prepare better.

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KVPY 2017 : Reviews and Comments

Howdy all! This here is the thread for everyone of you to comment about KVPY 2017 : SA, SB and SX. Please participate and share your experiences with everyone of us, including  your views on the paper and how you felt you attempted it. Also, know that this gives an advantage to you as it helps you assess the crowd performance giving you a clearer idea about your selection and stuff. Please don’t hesitate. I would love for you to share your experience with this year’s paper.

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Test of Reasoning by Edgar Thorpe : Perfect for NTSE, CAT, Bank PO and more

Welcome all to the book review of this wonderful book – Test of Reasoning by Edgar Thorpe. This has been one of the best books I have used on this subject and I can tell you that I absolutely fell in love with solving it’s problems. A great testament to this book is that it really sharpens your mind. For example, during my NTSE preparation, I exclusively practiced from this book for the Mental Ability portion of the exam. Funny thing, though. The year I cleared NTSE was perhaps the first time that there were more scholarships available than the eligible candidates. Basically, 1000 kids were supposed to get a scholarship that year but only 750 managed to pass in the mental ability test. This lead to only 750 kids being awarded the scholarship. That was because of an extremely tough MAT paper (was of a CAT level). All I have to say that is thanks to this book, I did manage to clear the mental ability paper with ease.

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MacOS : Thou art a piece of beauty (So are you, Win 10)

I suppose the article should be self evident. But for those who still didn’t get it, I am seriously impressed by MacOS as well as Windows 10. Never thought I would be saying this, though. For me, desktop OSes were always a quagmire of never ending issues : Windows with it’s viruses and blue screen of deaths and Mac which I used to find complicated and ugly. Only a  few years later, now I am in serious love with both the Operating Systems. The only loser out here seems to be Linux which is great for coding and stuff but pretty pointless otherwise.

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