Essay About Student Days

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Student Days
- Share a little about life as a student, what kind of a person were/are you (introvert, outgoing).

I had always been a studious guy, slightly introvert but extremely confident and independent. I learned a lot from situations around me when I was at school, and realized that life teaches much more than books. Even today, I use some of the situations faced as a kid, to my advantage in my business strategies. Many of my quirky marketing strategies are direct results of my quirkiness as a student.

- What were your career plans when you started IIT and how did they change over time.

I got into IIT by doing self study, and like many other freshers, I was keen to explore my true passion while at IIT. I find IIT Bombay to have so many learning opportunities, that its tough not to find your true calling here. In my first year, I focused on learning everything that I can, by joining various clubs and groups. I have never planned a career and I still believe in the constant process of learning. The more we learn, the more we discover about what our future holds for us.
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It was actually in my first year of IIT itself. I got associated with a startup incubated at SINE and helped them make a major business turnaround. That's where the bug caught on. But the bug was intensified in my second year when I became a secretary in the hostel student body. I knew instantly that any authority over me is not something which I can handle easily. I have always had complete control over all my decisions even as a child, and I knew this was going to continue forever as an entrepreneur.

- What were your extra curricular interests that helped you get your feet wet (marketing @ IIT Entrep
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