CREST Achiever - Aditya Ahuja

What's one or two achievements that you are proud of?
I am proud of achieving an award for outstanding performance in academics in grade 2 and 3. I am also proud for achieving Country Rank 1 in CMO.
What is your biggest fear and how do you overcome it?
My biggest fear is water. I overcame my fear by joining a swimming academy.
Who is your ideal and why?
My ideal is Virat Kohli because of his hard work and dedication towards his country. When I grow up, I want to become a cricketer like him.
Which public figure (sportsperson, actor, etc.) inspires you the most?
Virat Kohli inspires me the most. He is very hardworking and he is truly a hero to me.
Who or what keeps you motivated?
My mom always keeps me motivated. She is the key to success for me in every field.
Have you thought of your career line? What do you want to become and why?
Yes, I have thought of my career line. When I grow up, I want to become a cricketer.
If there is one gift you would like to have, what would that be?
If there's one gift that I would like to have is that I should always get every mathematics question right. I would like to have this gift because I would love to achieve Country Rank 1 in class 4 and 5 again.
Your favourite memory that you would like to share?
My favourite memory which I would like to share is the one when I went to Motiongate in Dubai with my cousins and parents. I enjoyed visiting there and I wish I could go there every year.
What's one thing about you that your friends don't know?
One thing about me that my friends don't know is that I achieved country rank 1 in CMO. I kept this as a secret to them.
What is your secret of making friends?
I always share things with them and talk politely. I also help them in times of need. This is my secret of making friends.
What are your hobbies? How do you keep a balance between your hobbies and studies?
My hobbies are drawing, playing Cricket and reading storybooks. On Friday and Saturday, I have holiday, so I use this time to practice my hobbies. While studying, I like to reading stories to improve my reading skills.
Which is your favourite sport? When did you start practicing and why?
My favourite sport is Cricket. I started practicing this game 6 months back as it gives me great pleasure and excitement to play Cricket. When I grow up I want to become a cricketer.
What do you love to do the most in your free time?
In my free time, I like to solve puzzles, read books and play with my friends. Solving puzzles will improve my creative and critical thinking skills, reading books will improve my vocabulary and playing with friends gives me great happiness and joy.
What are your study tips for getting better grades in school examinations?
Practice, practice and more practice helps me to get better grades. My regularity in homework and being very attentive in class also helps me to get better grades.
How do you prepare for Olympiads?
Regular solving of worksheets and solving skill based questions. This is how I prepare for the Olympiads.
How has appearing for Olympiad exams helped your studies?
Appearing in Olympiads has helped my mathematical skills as they were very poor before. Solving worksheets automatically prepared me for class 3 as almost all the topics were same.
Do you have any advice or tips for students who are interested in appearing for Olympiads?
Yes, I have tips for students who are interested in appearing for Olympiads. The first tip is that they should practice, practice and practice and solve worksheets on a regular basis. They should read the questions very carefully as well.
Name : Aditya Ahuja
School : Indian High School
Class : 3

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