Bengaluru, Delhi, Calcutta, Ahmedabad, Lucknow – This is how a list of cities with top B Schools in the country looks like. Somewhere on this list is Jamshedpur – home to XLRI. Here, we wake up to the picturesque view of the Subarnarekha river in the morning. The privileged few who wake up early get
“Welcome to a new year at a B-School! Before we begin our banquet, I would like to say a few words. And here they are: Nitwit! Blubber! Oddment! Tweak!” (Yeah, I tweaked that a little) The first year at B-School is by far one of the most magical moments. Once you’ve had your banquets and
Having spent the entirety of my life in the Southern states of the country, travelling to XLRI meant crossing the invisible wall into the East. 6 hours after boarding the flight, I landed at Calcutta. I could barely differentiate between Hindi and Bengali. Thanks to the relentless efforts of my parents, despite my best interests,
Most people dream of becoming an entrepreneur/starting up a venture or strive for coming out of a paycheck-to-paycheck life. Many of those dreams are sustained through B-schools as well. My story is a little different; I chose to dream and act on it earlier. From starting a Business in class 10 at the age of
Unlike the popular opinion held by adults (and by adults I mean mostly my parents), Harry Potter is not just a children’s fantasy book. Just like we gradually grow older and more mature, the need for money changes from buying popsicles to buying a house or a car; similarly, the books start making more sense
Curious about an investment banking interview? If you’re wondering what kind of questions you’ll get asked at an IB interview or questioning the shift to living alone during your b – school years, this video is a must watch for you. In this video, Aditi Shukla Tara, Strategic Partner, Development Manager at Google, Ex-Investment Banker
From Investment Banking To Google – Journey Of A Mother Of Twins – Aditi Shukla, XLRI Alumna – Part 2
Is ad word sales the only entry point into Google? Yeh “Googliness” kya hai? What are the exit options from investment banking? If these are some questions you want answered, check out this video featuring Aditi Shukla Tara, Strategic Partner Development Manager @Google, Ex-Investment Banker @Rothschild, Ex Corporate Strategy @Cipla and XLRI alumna. Check Part
Existential crisis. Self-doubt. Feeling worthless. Imposter syndrome. Welcome to a B-school. Or rather should I say, life? Well, come on, smile. Life at a B-school is still going to be great and you are bound to have a great time. When I first got my letter of admission to XLRI, I was elated. Not many
The following is a transcript of the author’s insightful talk at InsideIIM’s Konversations on Finance Careers, conducted in early 2019. I first started considering a career in Finance when I was 18, just after my 12th standard. And in the decade that followed, I spent eight years doing something or the other related to Finance.
As I was standing on the platform of Tatanagar Railway station, waiting for my train to depart, deep down in my mind I was going through a Déjà vu. A lot of things have happened in a year’s time – from a lot of high profile weddings to visiting the tallest statue in the world.