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frapp: College buddies’ idea becomes a business

We belong to the generation that believes in ideas and innovation and is not afraid to go after what we believe in. This is one such story, the story of a young company. They are fearless and bold and they believe in making a difference. Read their story, in their own words. First of all, thank you for taking time ...

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NGOs- Touching lives and beyond

It’s a time when most of us 20 something olds are fretting about our career choices, the what and how about of it. Digressing from the familiar set of options in career making always available in the Indian markets, Social sector/NGOs now have quite a fan following among students. Here are 5 reasons why a career in Social Work is ...

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If not M.Tech@IIT, then what?

An M.tech at IIT could have filled your dreams but it is not the end if it doesn’t work out. There are options that can be explored and one can definitely succeed with them equally.   Exploring other options : Masters in USA For computer science , people prefer to go in USA.Requirements : GRE Score ( greater than 320) ...

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IIT at any cost?

Every cloud has a silver lining, they say. But, sometimes, even sunshine seems tinged by clouds. Clearing the JEE is a ‘dream come true’ for any engineering aspirant in India. But, once the initial euphoria fades, reality bites. Clearing is good, but topping is better. Without a good rank, you will never get the branch of your ‘choice.’ And what ...

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Are coaching classes hampering the quality of IIT education in India?

With increase in the number of coaching classes the number of students attending them have increased phenomenally .With the result, the number of students getting admitted in IITs has also increased. Those with raw intelligence are left behind if they don’t attend a coaching centre. Coaching gives you an idea of the various kinds of problems that may appear on ...

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Doctor or engineer? Which has more money and demand?

There are two kinds of doctors in the world: those who see it as a career requiring selfless dedication and those who see it as a job that involves prescribing medication. The first kind is becoming a rare, dwindling species, serving in the few large public hospitals which mostly treat the poor and needy. The stipend that interns earn at ...

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Make the most of a Gap Year

Monotony in life can be a real dampener. Right after school the next thing on the agenda is a great college. Once you graduate, securing a good job keeps you occupied. But there are few who think rather differently. Instead of following the mundane they choose to take the other route. Taking a gap year after school or graduation isn’t ...

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Be the change as a social worker

Social work is no longer considered just some do good volunteer work. Today a career in social work is highly regarded as a great professional prospect at par with varied other popular career options. As the world treads on the path of materialism and the lack of focus on social responsibility is making Gen Y take notice. The younger brigade ...

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MIT and Harvard invite Super 30 founder Anand Kumar

The man behind the extraordinary Super 30 programme, Anand Kumar has been invited by two of the worldÔÇÖs prestigious educational institutions Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University to speak on his globally commended initiative to coach students from the underprivileged sections for admission to IIT. Anand Kumar will speak at MIT Media lab on September 30 and at ...

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Is UK a great destination to study?

For scores of┬áIndian students wanting to pursue a higher education overseas the second most preferred choice happens to be UK. But currently due to some stringent new visa rules, the once popular┬ádestination has taken a hit. UKÔÇÖs top notch and prestigious universities like Oxford and Cambridge still manage to attract academic talent even from America. The international student population from ...

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