CREST Achiever - KV Abhinav Saran

What's one or two achievements that you are proud of?
I have won the award for 3D printing design competition for the academic year 2018-19. I can say it's the most prestigious award I have ever won. I have achieved other awards for Ideal Play Abacus too.
What is your biggest fear and how do you overcome it?
My biggest fear is my examinations, I don't think I'm too good. My mother helps me prepare for exams, I feel confident when a person supports me.
Who is your ideal and why?
My ideal is myself, everything starts from ourselves.
Which public figure (sportsperson, actor, etc.) inspires you the most?
I am most inspired by the musician DJ Alan Walker.
Who or what keeps you motivated?
A quote has motivated me the most, I am trying to make a habit of writing quotes everyday.
Have you thought of your career line? What do you want to become and why?
I have always dreamt of becoming a pilot, and I think I can make it. An alternative I have is to become a software engineer.
If there is one gift you would like to have, what would that be?
The gift would be a peaceful life and a recording studio as I it's my hobby making music.
Your favourite memory that you would like to share?
The most memorable moments I have experienced was at my hometown and at Hyderabad. We always visit my grandparents and cousins when I'm on a vacation.
What's one thing about you that your friends don't know?
A thing which most of my friends don't know is that I am planning to be a YouTuber.
What is your secret of making friends?
I don't have any secret of making friends, when I shifted to a new house in Mumbai I was totally shy. People just walked up to me and introduced themselves.
What are your hobbies? How do you keep a balance between your hobbies and studies?
My hobbies are to cycle, make music and play videogames. My mother has set a time limit for my screen time and study time.
Which is your favourite sport? When did you start practicing and why?
My favourite sport is football. I never practiced it, I know it by playing with my friends and watching football matches.
What do you love to do the most in your free time?
I love to play videogames during my free time.
What are your study tips for getting better grades in school examinations?
I like to listen to music before studying which calms me down.
How do you prepare for Olympiads?
I did not prepare for CREST Olympiad, but for SOF my father purchases the previous year's question paper for practice.
How has appearing for Olympiad exams helped your studies?
I personally think Olympiad questions mostly consist of next level's questions. These prepare me for my next academic year.
Do you have any advice or tips for students who are interested in appearing for Olympiads?
I do, just keep going. Never stop.
Name : KV Abhinav Saran
School : Podar International School (CBSE)
Class : 6

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