CREST Achiever - Shilpa Sahoo

What's one or two achievements that you are proud of?
I am proud of all my achievements. I won my first medal in Olympiad in class 3.
Which public figure (sportsperson, actor, etc.) inspires you the most?
Hanyu Yuzuru (Japanese Figure Skater). He's 2 time Olympic gold medalist. He's very hardworking and humble.
Who or what keeps you motivated?
My achievements keep me motivated. So, giving Olympiads is a source of motivation.
Have you thought of your career line? What do you want to become and why?
I have decided to opt for PCM+ Computer Science in 11th class. I want to become a computer scientist because of my interest in computers.
What are your hobbies? How do you keep a balance between your hobbies and studies?
Watching sports matches (badminton, skating, volleyball), watching Japanese anime.
Which is your favourite sport? When did you start practicing and why?
Badminton. I have been watching badminton matches since standard 6. It's my favorite as it's the fastest racket sports.
What do you love to do the most in your free time?
Watching sports and Japanese Anime. They help me relax.
What are your study tips for getting better grades in school examinations?
By giving Olympiads. As in Olympiads there are higher level questions, so it becomes easy to solve school level questions.
How do you prepare for Olympiads?
Books, coaching, YouTube videos. Also previous year papers are quite helpful.
How has appearing for Olympiad exams helped your studies?
It has helped me score high in school exams easily.
Do you have any advice or tips for students who are interested in appearing for Olympiads?
Whatever you study, study it with interest. Enjoy the subject rather than taking it as a burden.
Name : Shilpa Sahoo
Class : 9 (2021-22)

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