How To Write Emails Asking for Research Internships : Template, Strategy and Tips

Intended audience: Any undergraduate student aiming to land a research internship during their undergraduate studies. Outline: Template of the email First paragraph: Introduction Second paragraph: Draw a parallel between your skills and Professor’s requirements Third paragraph: Closing remarks Attachments Some tips on sending the email Timing PhD students Connections Type of email account Resources: LinksContinue reading “How To Write Emails Asking for Research Internships : Template, Strategy and Tips”

How to get good grades/CGPA in undergraduate college

I was fortunate to receive guidance of seniors from my college – BITS Pilani, Goa and with their help, I could get decent CGPA of 9.51 and Rank 1 in the department. Many juniors started to bug me with the questions regarding how to go about it. While I really appreciate that they are proactiveContinue reading “How to get good grades/CGPA in undergraduate college”

Ambling in a city of the Netherlands: A small bag, a big bag, Amstel-dam and me – Part 1

I always wonder how to start an article. I have so many thoughts in the mind, trying to make their way to have a clear picture on a paper and make some sense, that this time, I thought I will allow them to directly appear, as they are, without any formal start or introduction. TwoContinue reading “Ambling in a city of the Netherlands: A small bag, a big bag, Amstel-dam and me – Part 1”

Ambling in a village of the Netherlands

It’s almost three weeks in and I am settling in the Netherlands – first time abroad and so naturally, full of curiosity. I came here for my bachelor’s thesis and my nerdiness would definitely make me do more of studies (:p) but awestruck by the idiosyncrasy of the place, here I am, trying to exploreContinue reading “Ambling in a village of the Netherlands”

The skies did not restrict him

“Ajo, why don’t you play the slide with me?”, asked little Ashni to her grandpa. “I am old now, beta. I can’t.” “Ajo, but why can’t you? You are fit.”, came the next innocent question. “Ashni…beta, do you see old people playing slides? No, right? It’s the thing of children.” Ashni traipsed back to play.Continue reading “The skies did not restrict him”

A page from an introvert’s diary

Silence is an underrated thing. There is unmatched beauty in silence. It brings you close to the person whom you keep on ignoring in your busy schedule(which, in turn, you yourself made busy by choice – believe it or not! So, respect it!),a person you should love the most in your life – and yes,Continue reading “A page from an introvert’s diary”