Giving up a cushy and coveted job in London to come back to India and work for education and student development is never an easy decision. But Arjun Puri did just that, and inspired many others along the way.
by Tracy Beavers and Swaraj Nandan This year’s international student recruitment cycle is fraught with uncertainty, as many universities weigh the current U.S. administration’s intentions and the effects of recent legislation, such as the travel ban and H1-B visa changes. While political instability is a new feeling to many Americans, the story is much different […]
I grew up in a period when education was all about a framed syllabus. Our scope of learning new things was limited to text books, teachers, and the nearby library. I still remember that our school library had limited books, and most of the time they were already on a waiting list. If we wanted […]
The competitive nature of entrance exams forces students to push themselves to do their very best. Shrikant Ayyangar writes about Ashwini Nene, the young prodigy who became the first Indian to get a perfect score in the GRE under the test’s revised format.
Social networking is increasingly prevalent in both established and emerging countries around the world. A recent survey by the Pew Research Center found that a global majority of adult Internet users around the world use social networking sites, such as Facebook and Twitter. On average, out of 30 countries listed in the survey, 86% of […]
As a young student, I was quite eager to learn about how to study abroad. At that point, there were considerably fewer options for studying abroad and there was very little versatility in terms of courses. Since then, the education sphere has widened radically and studying abroad now allows students to explore opportunities based on […]