Hard Work And Success In My Life

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“The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.”
I first came across this stanza – rendered by H W Longfellow – in my grade 10 English text book. Years later, I continue to be inspired by it as it epitomizes the fact that success is an outcome of hard work. One should be aware that hard work and success are inseparable twins and they always go hand in hand. Even though I was a good enough student up to grade 10, having secured 91.1% in my final exams, I felt that I was not utilizing my potential to the best extent. If I were asked as to what was the turning point of my life, I would say that receiving motivation from my grandfather who constantly
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It was only in grade 11 that I understood that hard work was an essential ingredient in attaining success in life.
During my Childhood, I was always inquisitive and dubious about how things work. This is when my parents recognized my knack for being an Engineer. As I grew up I had natural inclination towards Maths, Physical Sciences and Automobiles which urged me to choose Engineering as my
Undergraduate stream. Having secured an overall aggregate of 96.8% and emerging a School topper in the higher secondary examinations, I was able to pursue my undergraduate program at the College of
Engineering Guindy, Anna University, one of the oldest and prestigious engineering institutions in India.
CEG was in fact the first university in India to offer Mechanical Engineering course. Getting an admission in Mechanical Engineering branch at one of India’s top universities was something I had never imagined in my wildest dreams.
A fact that has fascinated me since my school days is that all technological components, be it an I.C chip or an aircraft, are ultimately involved with a certain amount of heat transfer. During my undergraduate studies, I started taking a penchant for the courses related to thermal sciences such
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