Tips- before forwarding the CV

I came across a dozen CV’s lately particularly from MIT Manipal. The MITians are known in the country to be smart which we proudly shove at anyone’s face if questioned about our academic prowess. However, majority of the CVs forwarded to me had some very grave mistakes. Being a six pointer myself, I preferred presenting…

Placements-The Emotions

Daf’s typical reaction to any kind of an emotional situation, sad or happy was, “Let’s grab a Smoke”. His GPA enabled him to sit for a very few companies while his classmates from IT were all getting placed. It was an axiom during placements that moral support groups (AKA friends) needed to be there at…

The Drug Chronicles- Manipal

Note– The following story is based on three true stories exclusive of each other. All names are changed. Knock knock knock… knock… knock knock!!! It was a room on the ground floor of the seventeenth block. Rohan and his room-mate had decided to smoke up the first time (Second year). A guy with a goatee opened…

Chapter 5: Ascent

Dull are the days of spontaneous, Love And dull are the days you tried With a knife at your neck I’d leave you a lull And you’d have pined it inside  Love is not even close to being the strongest emotion. There is no perpetuity in it; the crude adrenaline cocooned by the ‘butterflies’. It…

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 68,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Madison Square Garden, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people…

Last time MIT Protested

There are two prime concerns of a parent sending his/her kid to Manipal, one is the drug scene, and other is the finance. It is often joked that they never put up a Law College here for they’d be sued till broke. The hostel, mess and the tuition fee is among the highest in the…

Untold Story of 12th Block

Room 213, Block 12, 12:07 a.m. – Ritika and Aaisha were going through the ‘Untold story of Block 1’. “These people scared the shit out of all the girls of 1st block; one of my friends stays in the room just above it and she couldn’t sleep for 3 days” commented Ritika. They both were what one…