Category Archive for: ‘Education’

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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MathWizard

MathWizard

        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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The Buzz about Indian Americans and Spelling Bees

The Buzz about Indian Americans and Spelling Bees

                      Do Indian-Americans have a special gene that makes them excel at spelling? If you take a look at the list of top spellers at the Scripps National Spelling Bee over the last decade, you can’t help but wonder. This year, two Indian-Americans tied for the top spot. Is it …

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Finding The Right College "FIT" By: Robert A.G. Levine

Finding The Right College “FIT” By: Robert A.G. Levine

Author by Robert LeVine One of the most common questions asked of college consultants is “How do I find the right college for my child?” In seeking and evaluating college options, most parents and students focus on possible careers and educational majors. That inquiry has limited value. Lost in the pursuit of schools with the “strongest” departments in a particular …

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Turning the Page: Reflections of a Graduating Senior

Turning the Page: Reflections of a Graduating Senior

Author by Suhani Patel Desh-Videsh congratulates Suhani on her upcoming graduation from the University of Georgia. We wish her well in all future endeavors! As my four years of undergrad come to an end, and as graduation nears, I can’t help but feel bittersweet about my experiences. From the first time you stepped foot in your dorm room to the …

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Akshaya Patra

Akshaya Patra

For Ashok and Uday, education was a luxury that could not be afforded. Ashok missed five years of schooling after dropping out to take care of his young niece. Uday was in second grade when he lost his mother and had to drop school to become a caregiver for his siblings at an age when he himself still needed parental …

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Class Of 2013 Valedictorians And Salutatorians

The younger generation of our community continues to amaze. From winning national spelling bees and science competitions to excelling in dance and music, Indian American students truly demonstrate the results of the impact of hard work and perseverance. This month, we recognize the valedictorians and salutatorians of the class of 2013. These students followed a rigorous schedule and pursued advanced …

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2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee

2013 script National Spelling Bee

The Scripps National Spelling Bee is an exciting annual event that tests the spelling quotient amongst budding talents. Each year brings new challenges and heartbreaking close calls. Brought to a fever pitch by a group of students who excel over a wide range of personal interests and dreams, this year’s event was a dynamic clash between the top three spellers, …

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