Emotional Intelligence: My Musings Around Goal Setting

‘ When I’m 35… Hope to be living in a buzzing city (New York?) living my dream working as an economist in a firm or organization such as IMF that is at the frontier of research and development. Hopefully, I have a family of my own which has a strong set of values and beliefs.¬†…

Culturama Egypt : CAS REFLECTION 1

Culturama Egypt has been a rewarding and valuable experience for me. It has opened my eyes to the wonderful and diverse culture of Egypt, a culture that I wasn’t very knowledgeable about. Moreover, the dance is pushing my boundaries as I haven’t participated in anything quite like it. There’s a tireless thrill in learning something…

Kathak – CAS REFLECTION 1

This performance was a long-awaited one. Practices lasted an hour on average yet passed by in a second. But we all knew we were working toward a goal that would, hopefully, prove to be fruitful. This piece was a thumri¬†which is expression based. This was absolutely new to me and, to put it, unchartered territory….

Maths and Me

My name is Shrishti and my previous math experience was the iGCSE. As a mathematician, I find the challenging intriguing and stimulating. However, after a while rather frustrating as well. Due to this, right now, the course seems exciting yet daunting to me. Furthermore, since math HL has been stereotyped as being one of the…

My Environmental Value System

I am an anthropocentric. I understand – in this day and age saying this is almost ‘gibberish.’ With the rise of veganism and movements against climate change, valuing humans over the environment just isn’t acceptable. Yes, the Earth gave me a home and yes, this is where I get my food but that’s inevitable, no?…