CREST Achiever - Swapnil Mitra

What's one or two achievements that you are proud of?
Given presentation at a school event and got over public speaking worries. Achieved 1st Rank in school & gold medal in International Science Olympiads exam.
What is your biggest fear and how do you overcome it?
My biggest fear right now are the tough maths questions and I try to overcome them by writing and practicing them in my home practice book.
Who is your ideal and why?
My father & mother are my ideal person because they inspired me everytime and would continue, I have learnt many things from them.
Which public figure (sportsperson, actor, etc.) inspires you the most?
Scientist Late Abdul Kalam Azad
Who or what keeps you motivated?
My parents & teachers keep me motivated.
Have you thought of your career line? What do you want to become and why?
Yes, I want to become an Engineer with a difference who wants to innovate.
If there is one gift you would like to have, what would that be?
A children bike which looks almost real and which is usually seen in shopping malls and usually children take a ride whenever they visit malls.
Your favourite memory that you would like to share?
My favourite memory which I would like to share is my first medal in Olympiads. I got my first medal in Science Olympiad and I was very jubilant at that time.
What's one thing about you that your friends don't know?
My regular handwriting practice.
What is your secret of making friends?
To help them always and being nice and kind.
What are your hobbies? How do you keep a balance between your hobbies and studies?
Playing cricket, reading books. I always follow time table & my mother helps to keep a balance with hobbies and studies.
Which is your favourite sport? When did you start practicing and why?
Cricket, practicing in cricket coaching centre for the past six months. I love to play cricket.
What do you love to do the most in your free time?
Science experiments and activities related to science.
What are your study tips for getting better grades in school examinations?
Consistent practice & hard work.
How do you prepare for Olympiads?
I prepare for Olympiads by doing practice tests & following sample papers.
How has appearing for Olympiad exams helped your studies?
Olympiad exams helped me a lot in answering objective questions in my studies as well as it helped me to think more beyond my school curriculum.
Do you have any advice or tips for students who are interested in appearing for Olympiads?
Please work on adequate practice tests, follow sample papers.
Name : Swapnil Mitra
School : GEMS Akademia International School
Class : 2

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