Category Archive for: ‘Education’

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Meet the Geo Bee Winner with the World at His Fingertips

The 2015 National Geographic Bee witnessed the sheer brilliance of 14-year old Karan Menon from New Jersey as he surpassed his fellow contestants to become the proud recipient of the much coveted $50,000 scholarship prize. This competition has been open to eighth graders across the United States since 2000 with the finals being held in Washington, DC. Finalists at the …

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Indian Americans Shine at the 2015 Spelling Bee

In what is developing into quite an interesting trend, Indian American kids are dominating the Scripps National Spelling Bee year after year. What is even more remarkable is that the winners from the last eight years have all been of South Asian origin. This year was no exception as 13-year-old Vanya Shivashankar and 14-year-old Gokul Venkatachalam walked away with the …

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South Florida Hindu Temple’s Education Program

South Florida Hindu Temple’s (SFHT) education program began even before the temple was ever built.The founders of the temple, while working on the temple project, had already realized the importance of educating our youth with the Principles of Sanatana Dharma that they began classes in the home of Dr. Chander Shaykher, who is the guiding light for the Education program. …

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The Power of an Academic Mentor by Ravi Shah

Author by Ravi Shah As you ring in the new year and celebrate the holidays with your family, you reflect on the past year and decide to make positive changes. Your children are nearly halfway through the school year, and they may need some guidance or encouragement to push through the next few months. The holidays have passed, final exams …

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Back To School : Checklist

Back To School : Checklist

Author by Ravi Shah   Checklist Believe it or not, summer vacation is coming to an end and the new school year is just around the corner. Television ads are being aired and sale papers with back to school deals have been distributed. It is always tough to get back to routine – for both students and parents. Here is …

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Class of 2014 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Class of 2014 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

              Desh-Videsh congratulates all 2014 graduates! We wish them all a future filled with prosperity and meaningful opportunities. We are especially thrilled that so many of our young community members continue to excel and push themselves to be strong, talented leaders. Learn more about these Valedictorians and Salutatorians below Saahil Jain Valedictorian School: University …

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So You Don’t Want to Be a Doctor? Other Options in the Medical Field

So You Don’t Want to Be a Doctor? Other Options in the Medical Field

Author by Suhani Patel When one thinks of professions in the medical field, a physician is usually what comes to mind.However, in today’s growing economy and with the rapid onset of new and emerging diseases, there is a growing need for a variety of medical professionals. These professionals provide a diverse skillset that works with and beyond the services a …

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Indian Americans Dominate Four Academic Super Bowls

Indian Americans Dominate Four Academic Super Bowls

“Arise, awake, and stop not until the goal is reached” – Swami Vivekananda said, and Dr. Ratnam Chitturi took it to heart and initiated a journey to provide financial help towards the college education of economically backward students in India. To achieve this goal, North South Foundation (NSF) was founded and later became a platform for more than one hundred …

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Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2014

Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2014

Author by Arun Koul To those who are graduating from high school in 2014, congratulations and best wishes for your future endeavors as well. I was recently speaking with Iha Kaul, who is graduating from college soon. She shared a note of her experiences during her school years that she had written just before her graduation from high school. I requested …

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        Prepare your student for today’s academic demands and rigorous standardized testing Students are under more academic pressure now than ever before. With the implementation of the Common Core State Standards this upcoming fall, students will be thrown into a new rigorous curriculum that they may not be prepared for. MathWizard knew that Common Core would be …

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