CREST Achiever - Pradnya Bhat

What's one or two achievements that you are proud of?
Giving my own TED talk.
What is your biggest fear and how do you overcome it?
I fear missing out on things, so I try my best to grasp knowledge and ask doubts as they come.
Who is your ideal and why?
My ideal lies in my imagination, one which I will achieve and bring to reality. I wish to become humble, and successful, and intelligent in the true sense of the word. The closest personality to my ideal is the great Sudha Murthy. She is my inspiration.
Which public figure (sportsperson, actor, etc.) inspires you the most?
Sudha Murthy ma'am inspires me the most. She is grounded, and determined, two qualities I really admire.
Who or what keeps you motivated?
Ironically, the fear of failure keeps me motivated. I do want to fail, and I will not fail.
Have you thought of your career line? What do you want to become and why?
I wish to serve dutifully in the Indian Administrative or the Indian Foreign Services. I want to serve the country in the best way I can, and help the people.
If there is one gift you would like to have, what would that be?
I wish to keep receiving good education.
Your favourite memory that you would like to share?
When I met a friend after many years of separation. I almost couldn't recognize her, but we connected automatically.
What's one thing about you that your friends don't know?
That I read manhwas.
What is your secret of making friends?
I look for people in my circle, and we automatically get talking.
What are your hobbies? How do you keep a balance between your hobbies and studies?
I love reading. Whether it be novels or online manhwas, I could read them all day! I try to allot separate times for reading and studying, and I accomplish my goal most of the time.
Which is your favourite sport? When did you start practicing and why?
My favorite sport is swimming. I learnt swimming when I was 8, and though I don't get much chances to go to the swimming pool, I still love the sport.
What do you love to do the most in your free time?
I love to binge watch youtube videos that interest me and catch up on my reading.
What are your study tips for getting better grades in school examinations?
You should never ever leave a book un-underlined. Marking the book and making notes is the first step.
How do you prepare for Olympiads?
I go through online worksheets for the syllabus.
How has appearing for Olympiad exams helped your studies?
It has helped me gain valuable knowledge and notably increased comprehension skills.
Do you have any advice or tips for students who are interested in appearing for Olympiads?
Go for it!
Name : Pradnya Bhat
Class : 10 (2021-22)

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