CREST Achiever - Arpita Sahoo

What's one or two achievements that you are proud of?
CEO International Rank 2, SOF and Unified Council National Ranks.
What is your biggest fear and how do you overcome it?
My biggest fear is myself. I fear that I might lose confidence or interest in doing something and be left as a failure. I overcome this by taking out some time when I don't study and spend some time alone, talking to myself and consoling myself. I also write diary entries.
Who is your ideal and why?
My ideal is my past. The mistakes of my past have taught me a lot.
Which public figure (sportsperson, actor, etc.) inspires you the most?
Elon Musk
Who or what keeps you motivated?
The picture in my mind to see myself holding trophies and medals keeps me motivated. If I don't work hard, the picture will blur out.
Have you thought of your career line? What do you want to become and why?
I have thought of choosing medical. Sometimes, I also think of becoming a Social Worker or an Entrepreneur to give a lead to the economy of India like TATA and Infosys.
If there is one gift you would like to have, what would that be?
I would like to have the gift of remembering a chapter or a book by reading it only once.
Your favourite memory that you would like to share?
My favourite memory is when I got my the first trophy of my life at school when I was only 5 years old. It was for 100% attendance.
What's one thing about you that your friends don't know?
I don't like to socialize. I don't like people.
What is your secret of making friends?
Helping them in times of need.
What are your hobbies? How do you keep a balance between your hobbies and studies?
My hobby is writing and drawing. I keep a separate schedule for hobbies.
Which is your favourite sport? When did you start practicing and why?
It is not a sport actually but an indoor game. It's chess. I started practicing it when I was in class 4 because it fantasied me.
What do you love to do the most in your free time?
I love watching Youtube videos of Sandeep Maheswari, BB ki Vines, Asish Chanchalani, Mostly Sane, TVF, FilterCopy, etc.
What are your study tips for getting better grades in school examinations?
Complete the homework the day it is given. Revise the topics taught in school on the same day.
How do you prepare for Olympiads?
As I am from ICSE board, I prepare another time slot for the CBSE based Olympiads. 1-2 hours a day.
How has appearing for Olympiad exams helped your studies?
It boosted my confidence.
Do you have any advice or tips for students who are interested in appearing for Olympiads?
There are many online sources for preparing too. You will get many notes from there.
Name : Arpita Sahoo
School : SCB Medical Public School
Class : 9

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