Should You Intern for a Startup
People take notice when I say I interned at a start-up that was only a year old,” says Jaai Vipra. The 21-year-old economics graduate from Mumbai’s Jai Hind College has interned at other places since...
“I am Not a Jholawala”
Six years ago, in 2009, US-based Vaishali Rao shocked her parents by saying she wanted to go to India and work in the social sector. Her Silicon Valley-based engineer dad, who emigrated in 1999 to the US...
Healing the World : What it’s Like to Be a Doctor in India
Grey-haired and soft-spoken, Rajendra Badwe has a calm, unhurried manner. A Padma Shri awardee, Dr Badwe has performed about 20,000 breast cancer surgeries and treated over 50,000 patients...
Starting Early - Should You Send Your Children to Multiple Classes
The Sunday morning round of golf starts late for Anand Krishnamurthy, co-head of global banking at HSBC. Before he can get to the putting green, Krishnamurthy must keep another appointment...
International Schools : Should You Choose Them ?
Visualize a school. Chances are the image in your mind is rather different from the new Singapore International School in Mumbai. Okay, so it’s hours away from town in downmarket Dahisar but...
Shopping for a College Education
I visited Oxford University in the summer of 1993. It would have been a great trip, except that it was three years too late. Walking along the manicured greens to Oriel College...