At age 7, when I had to be hospitalized in the middle of the night for a particularly distressing stomachache, my parents had no choice but to leave my older brother in the care of our neighbors. Even so, there was no hesitation in making that decision; our neighbors had been our friends since we […]

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We can all agree that the past long weekend was a much deserved break from the monotony of classes. While most of my friends went back home for the extended weekend, being an international student, I didn’t have the liberty to make the 30-hour trip down to Singapore. I did, however, make the trip down […]

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When I first came to the United States, during freshman orientation, several people were surprised to learn that I’m trilingual. I’m fluent in English (of course) and Hindi, the national (though not official) language of India. Additionally, my mother tongue is Marathi, the primary language in the state of Maharashtra. Although I was born in […]

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For the purposes of this blog, I’m going to rewind back to January of this year, when I’d just landed at Heathrow Airport for my study abroad semester in London. Prior to the flight, I had looked up ways to get to my home for the next four months in the least expensive yet comfortable […]

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It’s job hunting season, which means I’ve been spending most of my time sitting at my desk, filling out application after application. It’s especially during this period of time that I can’t help but revisit my more youthful days spent playing with toys, without a care in the world. Toys R Us has played a […]

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As a student in the Questrom School of Business, I completely understand the importance of supporting new innovations and early stage startups. Seeing these success stories and the hard work that goes behind the scenes is one of the reasons why I enjoy watching shows like “Shark Tank.” However, in the case of the new […]

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As an ardent horror fan and an avid reader, I read several Stephen King novels in my youth. Surprisingly, however, I’d never gotten around to reading one of King’s most renowned books, “It.” So when the trailer for the movie adaptation of “It” was released back in March, I immediately stepped out to purchase the […]

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Netflix and television are an innate part of every college student’s lifestyle. Friends may bail on plans but Netflix will never let you down. I still remember when the show “Friends” was all the rage during my freshman year. Students had suddenly discovered the sitcom and almost everyone in Warren Towers was talking about it. […]

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After a week of meeting deadlines for classes and submitting essays, I stayed in for a night of eating some well-deserved food and watching my all-time favorite childhood movie, “Toy Story.” In the past, during some heated discussions while vouching for the brilliance of the “Toy Story” trilogy, I’ve had friends tell me that they […]

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Following the trend of my latest blogs, I will begin this one with another study abroad anecdote. Given that I’m away in London, my friends can attest to the fact that my Snapchat Stories have become increasingly annoying. Now that I’m based in a new city, albeit for a short period of time, I constantly […]

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