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Disinclination towards learning Mathematics

Does Mathematics a very scary subject? Is your child also struggling with the same fear? To be honest, I too suffered with the same anxiety during my childhood, which was overtaken into higher classes and left me to opt for the subjects without mathematics. But now I personally feel how important it is in visualizing the real life problems too. My parents might remained futile to offer me the exact visualization of the mathematical problems, which drifted my interests apart. There is...

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A few steps to become a successful entrepreneur

The word entrepreneur has been widely heard for some years. Many people decide to do something different with their 9-5 job tedious. From that they start their own business. The concept of good business is not new to you. The same concept is an entrepreneur. So today, the word Entrepreneur has a lot of weight. Many keep the goal of becoming an entrepreneur while learning. So today we have brought for you, some steps to be become successful Entrepreneur. ​ Plan -  Entrepreneur needs...

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Our education system

Hey guyz, I am here to talk about our education system. It's going to be big but I assure you it's going to be worth it.  If we see cars which we're made 100 years ago and today we'll see a major difference and another example is phones which plays a major part in our lives,look at phones which were made 100 years ago and which are made today, we'll see a major difference. ​ Look at our education system 100 years ago and today you won't see a major difference. With this kind of...

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How do I prepare for quantitative aptitude for bank exams?

In India Banking sector is providing so many job opportunities but talent is less to utilise those opportunities. To crack those exams you have to master aptitude and reasoning topics which will always give you plenty of questions in those exams.For this you have to put much effort but you will gain much worthy. You can easily prepare for bank exams at home without coaching.Those competitive exams will cover a large amount of questions from aptitude and reasoning. If u cover...

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CHILD SEX ABUSE PREVENTIONS

Child sexual abuse nowadays is a much needed concern to look into. Sexual abuse can seize children of any race, socioeconomic group, religion or culture. And sadly, it is prevailing at a much faster rate in our immediate surroundings where we have to prioritize the child’s safety on top especially children falling between the age group of 2-13 years. Pulling the cover over our heads, because my child is safe, instead we must use such news as an opportunity to learn about the signs of abuse...

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5 things to take care in your application while applying to your dream college

​ When it comes to higher education in India, doing masters from a top notch foreign university is the dream of a lot of students. The prospects after studying from a top tier university are fairly good in US and European countries. That's why, the selection criteria for getting into any college for masters or PhD is highly competitive these days. Often the students are clueless regarding what to do for getting selected and end up wasting their opportunity in spite of having...

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Ayodhya: A game of throne

“All of us to, whatever religion we may belong, are equally the children of India with equal rights, privileges and obligations ”. Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru said this statement while addressing the nation on 15th August 1947 . As far as the eyes go, it’s green and why wouldn’t it be, it was the era of a second largest dynasty in the history of India. The Mughal empire was founded by Babur in 1526. The Mughal empire was at its peak, it extends from parts of Afghanistan to nearly...

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Using your Right to vote for the first time?

​ You have crossed eighteen years and now you are an adult.  Now you are liable to enjoy so much freedom but also remember now you have also got some responsibilities. The first one is your right to vote. Generally no one cares for it because at this age most of you are preparing for your board exams or deciding which course and college you would choose for your graduation. But soon after when you will be a graduate and looking for jobs, many among you will be cursing...

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What are the Vedas and how were they created?

The word “Veda” has been derived from the verb “Vid” and stands for acquiring knowledge or the means of acquiring knowledge. It is believed that the Vedas were created by God for the welfare of mankind, much before the creation of man. This is also precisely the reason why they are called eternal (anadi). ​ There are many theories regarding the creation of the Vedas, some of them are: The ancient seven great sages, collectively referred to as the Saptarshi authored the Vedas. The...

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MS in US : Top 5 reasons to build your college list early

So, now that you have decided what course and degree program you want to pursue and you have a rough idea about how much you can afford to pay for your education. Now, its time for you to start building your college list. At the planning phase, you should have something around 25-30 colleges in your list. Later on you could eliminate your choices and finally apply to around 8-10 colleges. ​ Why is it essential to build your college list early? Right after you...

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Planning an MS in US : Top 3 things you need to know before starting your journey

​ Many of us have dreams to study abroad. And take my words, if you want to pursue this dream of yours, without any doubt its going to be an incredible journey, a life changing experience all together. US universities offer a variety of different courses that perfectly suit your needs. Their degrees are valued all over the planet. In addition to that there are ample scope of finding the right career choice for yourself because you will have the access to the latest and cutting...

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INTIMACY IN A RELATIONSHIP

 What is intimacy ?  Can someone perfectly be intimate to another ? Intimacy is not an act. Intimacy is a state of existence in which both partners in a relationship trust the other more and more with their innermost thoughts. Intimacy generally refers to the feeling of being in a close personal association and belonging together. It is a familiar and very close affective connection with another as a result of a bond that is formed through knowledge and experience of...

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What is IGCSE and CIE?

IGCSE, or also known as (International General Certificate for Secondary Education), is an examination that is conducted in the end of the 10th standard for students studying in the CIE (Cambridge International Examination) level studies. ​ Cambridge International Examinations, also known as CIE, is an examination and qualification provider, a not-for-profit, non-teaching group of the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. Now, what exactly do these two indicate actually?...

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TOEFL an experience of getting the three digit score

​ Two days ago I got my result of TOEFL ibt and I was glad to see the number 114 on the screen. I then decided to write an article of how I was able to achieve that score. Before I move on here is section wise breakup of my score: R-28, L-28, S-28, W-30.​I will share my preparations section wise so you can easily skip to the section you feel you need to practice the most. Overview: Believe me I am not one of the most proficient English speakers out there. I had appeared for...

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How you avoid cheating over phone?

Conman often post as bank employees and steal money from people's bank accounts. A lot of people think that a swindler won't be able to get hold of their money, even if they find out the bank card's number and expiration date. It's true that 90% of modern bank cards are protected by 3-D Secure that requires a code from SMS to confirm a transaction. But tricksters resort to cunning, dupe gullible users and swindle this code from them. ​ Contact the bank if you encounter one of...

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Most trending professional courses in India

When a child grows, she/he dreams of many professional courses like doctor, engineer, pilot etc. But by the time they come in 10th class, it become compulsory for them to decide whether to take commerce, arts, medical or non medical. A lots of factor came to their mind like, whether the current professional course about which they are thinking is in demand or not, whether she/he would be able to fetch handsome salary from it or not.  To guide you in selecting a course from one of the...

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EDUCATION - Still a hunger for many

As they say  "knowledge is power"  but in today's world  knowledge does not come free of cost. Many cities have schools and colleges where proper education is being provided but still majority of people in village area remain uneducated. There are many reasons for no educations being provided at village areas but there are no solutions to them. At the age when children should learn and play they are working for hours under bright sun. As schools are not built in...

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Amazing Birth Date Numerology

Are you one of the common man worrying about your future life? Stop worrying..! It is now the right time to understand about your life from your birth date in few simple steps. It is not a time pass article for just reading and forgetting..! This would surely create an impact in you and predict the most of your cases in the most scientific manner. The way which our ancestors left out for us. Hope everyone know their birth date. Just make a note of it on a piece of paper. Note down...

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Big Bang Theory: The History of Creating Our Universe!

It is very difficult to imagine how big the universe can be. The ​first scientists thought that the universe would always have been like this. But it was probably not so. Theory of birth of the universe The universe is born because of a great explosion. About twelve to fourteen billion years ago, the entire universe was highly compressed as an atomic unit. At that time, something like time and space was not in existence. About 13.7 billion years ago, this great...

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Study Break Ideas

During the preparation of exams, we try our best to achieve our goals. We don't leave any stone upturned when it comes to scoring good in every semester exams. But we end up contemplating and procrastinating. Our study breaks extend from 5 minutes to 1 hour. We try leaving the fascinating things aside but still fail ourselves at concentrating. There is a solution to almost everything and here are many to help you motivate and end up your 10 minute break at the exact time. Try these...

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World's largest... Test your knowledge here...!

General Knowledge is a must for everybody. We are busy with Social networking. No time to even read books and update ourselves. This is just a rough idea to interact with you people. This small article series will update your General knowledge. This time we are coming out to test you for World's smallest, largest, longest things etc. ​ (Image Source) Here is an interactive article to test your GK levels..! Let us refresh our knowledge and come out what best you can give....

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How to become a successful mechanical engineer?

Many people, freshers and experienced were asking me how to become a successful mechanical engineer. It's really not difficult but surely there is no shortcut. This article will focus on important ethics to be followed in your journey of successful mechanical engineer.                               1. Learn everything by heart  Learn everything in which department you are posted. Learn every technical aspects of product or service your company offers. Always ask at least...

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Best Career Options for Mechanical Engineers - Fresher

​ I have seen many fresher confused about how to move their career after B.tech in Mechanical Engineering, So this article will clear all your doubts and explain the number of career options available. Most of people lured by computer science today due to start-up hype, well Mechanical Engineering is an evergreen branch and it will always sustain. O pportunities for Mechanical Engineers are as follows Public Sector Units Mechanical Engineers have...

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Best Midsize Ca firms in India

​ One of the question arises on the student's mind is from where to do articleship. There are basically three categories from which the student can choose articleship  ​1) BIG 6 (KPMG, Deloitte, E&Y, PWC, BDO, GT): These are the best ca firms which provide best stipend, good growth and good learning experience. But these firms required either ranker or reference for forwarding resume. 2) Best Mid size ca firms: These are the second best option to go for best mid size ca firms...

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PEOPLE ANALYTICS

​ Before talking about People Analytics let’s talk about a nalytics first. So, what is analytics? Why has this term become so much popular these days? Analytics is the discovery, interpretation and communication of meaningful patterns in data by applying statistical and programming tools or methods. Today’s market is customer oriented, to have better insights about the requirements of customers, companies are using analytics. Big Data Analytics is gaining so much of popularity...

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Innovation in Marketing: A Necessity or an Obsession

An innovative idea is an ultimate thing, a marketing professional is searching for in order to fulfill the marketing needs of companies, be it offline marketing, online marketing (talking in the broader sense) or customer engagement programs etc., companies are looking for innovation. Ideas are getting obsolete within a few weeks or months. Companies are becoming so obsessed with innovation that they are ready to spend crores of rupees even if the idea doesn’t worth it. In this...

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Intro To Java

HISTORY: It was introduced in 1995 by Sun Microsystems Inc. It was lead by James Gosling. It's platform independent or cross-compatibility made it popular and this quality is also known as WORA - "Write Once Run Anywhere".  Now, the question arises how does it achieve platform independence? Java source code is first converted to byte code by java compiler and then this byte code is executed on any other platform by JVM (or java interpreter) and thus gives...

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How the World can End?

There are many ways in which a world can end. Let us discuss about the top 10 ways. ​ 10.  Asteroid Impact We all know that before human race, dinosaurs were the dominatin  g species on this Earth. Due to an asteroid which had hit our Earth at Mexico, dinosaurs and 70 percent of its species became extinct. This happens for every 2,50,0000 years that an asteroid with a half mile diameter would hit our Earth. If an asteroid with 5 miles diameter will hit our Earth, each...

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Secrets flight attendants won't tell you

​ (Image Source) Have you ever wondered why the flight attendants' seat and seat belt look different than yours? Or why do they dim lights before take off or what happens if you don't put your oxygen mask?  Air travelling can be a marvelous experience, but I am here unveiling some of the secrets, your flight attendants never tell you. I will answer most of your questions by implying simple science.  • First class seats:  Travelling with ultimate luxury and having an extra space...

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Cracking Common Law Admission Test CLAT

 Common Law Admission Test CLAT is the new craze! With International Law Firms coming to the top Law Colleges with a whopping salary, demand for CLAT is increasing every year. Now how to crack  Common Law Admission Test  CLAT ?  First, let us see what are the topics covered. 1. General Knowledge : This has 2 part:  Static  & Current Affairs 2. Legal Aptitude 3. Logical Reasoning 4. English  5. Maths The first two are of 50 marks each....

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The Patriotic Man : Bahadur Shah Zafar

The patriotic mind : The last Mughal emperor, Bahadur Shah Zafar... ​ कितना है बदनसीब ज़फर दफ़न के लिए दो गज ज़मीन भी न मिली कू-ए-यार में (His body was not buried in India as his last wish.) ​ (Image Source) Whenever we think about foreign invasion on our country, the only picture comes to mind is about the cruel Muslim rulers and their lineage.  Only few of them were known to be fair as rulers.  Let us talk about the last Mughal emperor, Bahadur shah Zafar.  He...

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How to choose between MS in CS and MIS?

​ This is one of the major dilemma students opting for masters face. I will try to give a clearer picture as even I faced it when undergoing this process. First, let me clear some misconceptions that people hold: 1. Treating MIS like an MBA Many people have this in mind that management information systems is a way out for an MBA. It is true that MIS offers us to take a mixture of business and computer science subjects, but it never offers jobs in managerial positions. You...

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Things to keep in mind before choosing a B.tech college

( Image Source ) As the admission time is approaching near,students are seen stuck in choices regarding which colleges to choose as a wrong choice at this point of time will be synonymous to suffering until your graduation,​ I can tell from my personal experience that I have learnt,I assume you as belonging to a middle class family,just to keep things at par, Some of which are mention under- ​If possible get a college near an urban city and can be afforded,go for it as...

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Business Communications

​Today we talk about globalization where the entire world has come closer. Various countries of the world have developed business relations with one another. We have business relationships with those who are separated by distance, hence in business world, it is not always possible for us to meet and talk with our fellow business partners or fellow employees. Consequently, we seek the help of different means of communication. We adopt some sort of oral and written modes...

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Work experience before masters?

This is a dilemma many undergraduate students face while taking decisions for pursuing masters. I chose to work for two years as software engineer at a MNC with an undergraduate in computer science.  I shall weigh both the pros and cons of this decision: Pros: 1. You get a clearer understanding of what you are really want to do. i.e job or pursue research. This helps you invest both time and money at the right places. 2. You get a wider perspective of how industries work...

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TIPS FOR F1 VISA INTERVIEW AND MY EXPERIENCE

Here are few tips and the list of documents which you will need for your visa interview.   TIPS :  1.There is no need to be in formals since the Visa officers are not really concerned about that . A neat dress would make it . There will be people wearing formals to scare you . Girls ! The high heels and the formal wear on a summer day will not help in any way .  2. Even if you are afraid , ( Obviously we would be ) Don't show it on your face. Have a big smile . The visa officers meet...

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A big Shout Out Against Favouritism

This is one of the most important issue where each one of us has experienced it in a while or felt an inner voice that needed to be spoken out. Twenty two years of human existence and experiences as a school kid, college goer ,university student and corporate employee and being on both sides of the coin, I strongly resonate with the angry feelings of  people loosing out to biasness.It is one of those nights, where you go down your memory lane and assess your life experiences and an activist...

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First step to MS in US

As Indians, all our lives, a single exam has been considered to be the make or break of our entire education. Over generations our mentality has been conditioned to thinking this way. However, this needs to change if you are looking to study abroad. The overall achievements of a student are looked at and given equal importance, and believe it or not, that includes your facebook account as well. Although GRE is a very important exam, it is equally important to build up your resume. Doing...

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Visa Experience: OFC Appointment to Visa Approval

My Experience: F-1 Visa Mumbai, India OFC Appointment Date : Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Slot Time - 17:00  Out Time - 17:10 I reached the VAC centre at 16:10 and joined the queue for the slot of 17:00. After waiting for about 20 minutes in the queue was let in at around 16:35. Only the appointment confirmation, DS-160 confirmation page, and passport are required. Following the security check, at the first desk, the DS-160 confirmation page is verified with...

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Guide to gre in 35 days!

​ The graduate record examination is one of the most frequented examination for the graduate schools. I had given it this july(2016). I would like to share my experience of how I scored 320 (q-165,v-155) and awa -3.5 all within a span of 35 days of studies. Introducing to my background of having a bachelor’s in computer science from mumbai university, I had a strong hold on the quantitative section.The verbal section of gre though being tough due to its complexity, it was never my...

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Guide to the TOEFL from the one who scored 114

​ It is not as it seems. The crux of toefl is the patience and endurance of 4.5 hrs, the ability to sail through it covering sections of reading , listening ,speaking and writing.I gave my exam in april, 2017 and scored-114, Reading-29/30, Listening- 30/30, Speaking -27/30, Writing -28/30 I shall divide the article in 2 stages: 1. TOEFL preparation:  I shall write through the perspective of people who cannot read and practice each and everything. I used an approach of...

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Useful GRE tips to score 310+

​ I don’t mean to be cocky, but you’ll thank me for these tips. Taking the GRE is the first step towards the long journey of going abroad for masters. This journey is long, tedious, expensive, confusing and a lot more. To add to all that, GRE coaching classes will convince you to shell out another 30k to teach you English and Maths. Come on. I understand some people feel that they need help with this, and then let me tell you, that it’s not something you can’t do on your...

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Importance of extracurricular activities in college

( Image Source ) Ranganathan Madhavan, who has done successful films in seven languages, believe it or not, actually has a degree in electronics. During his years in college he participated in extra-curricular military training through which he got to train in the Royal armed forces of England which he considered joining but couldn’t due to age restrictions. With all the experience that came with being involved in NCC and the military training, he decided to help people with...

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Steps to calculate CGPA from GPA

CGPA-  Four letters which baffle everyone. For four years and eight semesters, these four letters haunt us. But do we really understand the calculation behind it? Here’s a simple guide to decoding this enigma. How to calculate your Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) First let’s define a few things. Grade point - our marks are converted to percentages and based on the percentage, we earn a grade. The whole number equivalent assigned to the grade is the grade point. Let’s see...

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Documents Required for USA F1 Visa

Well we know why you're here. This is the perfect time to order that i20 and start gathering all the documents you will need for your F1 visa interview. But Before that if you are yet to give GRE, TOEFL and looking for preparation tips or Want to know about how to create financial letter? or Want to know about the life of an MS aspirant waiting for decisions than please read our earlier articles that are mentioned below :- How to score 320 plus on the GRE | Preparation tips for GRE...

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Life cycle of an MS applicant waiting for decisions!

People might think that MS applicants would be busy with their work/research building their profiles after they are done applying to universities. However reality is the exact opposite of what you think. The months from December to June are that of extreme anxiety for most of the applicants as they eagerly wait for their decisions. This is the time period when the emotional spectrum ranges from extreme paranoia to gleeful happiness to morose sadness. Here is what you will find us...

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Financial support letter from bank for getting I-20 document

You are happy to get an admit from your dream university to pursue higher studies, but apart from writing GRE, applying to universities and getting admit there is one more thing that you need to do to fulfil your dream of pursuing higher studies in US and that is getting an i20 document. Recommended for GRE aspirants How to score 320 plus on the GRE | Preparation tips for GRE How to score 100 plus on the TOEFL in just two weeks | Preparation tips for TOEFL What is...

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Important Tips for CBSE Board Examination | X & XII Board Exam Tips for Students

"Success doesn’t come to you, you go to it. – Marva Collins" As board exams are round the corner, here are few tips which can help you pass the examination with flying colours. Prepare a schedule for your studies. Study as per your schedule only. Manage to give more time to the subjects or topics you think needs more attention. Have a discussion with your teachers, elders and friends about your problems. Get your problems solved as soon as you come across...

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How to score 100 plus on the TOEFL in just two weeks | Preparation tips for TOEFL

I recently gave the TOEFL and was pretty much shocked to see my scores. Here they are: Reading: 30/30 Listening: 30/30 Speaking: 24/30 Writing: 30/30 Total: 114/120 (^Dedicated to all the English teachers who criticized me until I was convinced I suck at English!) Without wasting much time, let's get to the point! First of all, let me make it clear that TOEFL is easy as well as difficult at the same time. The questions certainly won't make anyone sweat but there are...

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How to score 320 plus on the GRE | Preparation tips for GRE

Hi,  I gave the GRE on 18th August of 2016. Call it a paradoxical chimera but I was able to score above my target score; at the same time I knew what question had gone wrong as soon as I left the exam center. I used to read a lot of articles about how people prepared for the exam and they did actually help me a lot with my planning. So to give back something in return, sharing my experience below! First, my score: 326 Quant : 167 Verbal : 159 AWA : 4.5 Mock test score...

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Business Communication - Strength and Weakness asked in an interview - Part 1 (Strength)

( Image Source ) Initially we will talk about strengths. For example, suppose an individual explains his strengths as Go getter , friendly , pro active , smart worker, result oriented, quick learner and versatile . We will discuss these one by one and explain how cross questioning is done on these by interviewer. The interviewer may pick up one of the strengths like versatile and ask you to quote an example where you displayed...

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