This may surprise you, but Sal Khan used to skip classes at MIT. They were too long and boring, he often thought, particularly lectures. “I found it much more valuable to learn the material at my own time and pace,” he says. “I learned a lot more going into the computer lab or the science… Continue reading Khan Academy Founder: No, You’re Not Dumb. Anyone Can Learn Anything.
With a population of 315 million, Indian students would make for the fourth biggest country in the world, nearly touching the US with a population of 318 million. This is a number that gives great hope to us as a country. It is also the right time to bring another number here. According to the… Continue reading The Big Difference Between IITs and MIT
Over 62 percent of India’s population falls in the working age group. This advantage that India possesses has attracted global attention because of the immense potential it offers is not just for India but also for the world. However to realize the rewards of a young workforce, we need to ensure they are employable. 1. Address Gaps in Education and Skill Training The harsh reality is that only 4.69… Continue reading How India Can Best Utilize Its Demographic Advantage
Break out of a rut by giving another persona a try. Do you feel like you are creatively blocked? Well, we have a solution for you: psychological halloweenism. No, you’re not going to wear orange and black, play the Monster Mashand try to figure out the Wolfman’s childhood trauma. Well, you could, but you might get… Continue reading You Can Boost Your Creativity by Imagining You’re Someone Else
We've got all of the hacks to help you make the most of Windows 10 as a student. All hail the return of the start menu! Windows can be an amazing place if you know what you’re doing. Luckily, it doesn’t take much to master it! Here’s a few insightful tips that will make researching… Continue reading The Windows 10 Tips and Tricks all Students Need to Know
Sometimes third year students get overlooked. Don't worry, we feel your pain. 1. YOU’LL START FEELING UNPREPARED FOR ADULT LIFE People will start talking about all of the graduate schemes they’ve applied for and how complicated the interview processes are and how excited they are to finally get stuck into the adult world of financing/recruitment/PR.… Continue reading 14 Things Only Third Year Students Will Understand
A BJP MP wrote to Aligarh Muslim University last month, demanding to know why a portrait of Pakistan’s founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah was hanging on the wall of the students’ union office. AMU explained that Jinnah was a founder member of the university court who had been given life membership of the union 80 years… Continue reading Salil Misra on Mohammad Ali Jinnah and why he still provokes.
Remember the Occupy Wall Street movement, aka the uprising of the masses against the tyranny of the one percent? I bet you’re wondering whatever happened to that? What happened is it fizzled out in a heartbeat, and for one simple reason: It wasn’t credible. The movement did not represent the 99 percent as claimed. It represented… Continue reading Can’t Find a Job? Try This Instead.
This startup is taking a high-tech approach to making divorces more amicable. "Every 13 seconds, someone is getting divorced in this country. It's created a $30 billion market in legal fees alone and the second most stressful event in life," said Michelle Crosby, founder of Wevorce. Breaking it down Crosby's idea came from her own… Continue reading This Startup Aims to Make Divorce a Simpler Process
Mooting is a daunting activity for beginners and experienced mooters. A student, with progresses and experiences in more moots they become less daunting, but it is not a natural experience. Many students who had previously signaled their desire to participate in a moot will, by the date the moot arrives, would rather be anywhere else… Continue reading 10 Staples of Mooting for every Law Student