CREST Achiever - Ram Aashrith Gantasala

What's one or two achievements that you are proud of?
Definitely my State rank in CREST Reasoning Olympiad and my medals in skating.
What is your biggest fear and how do you overcome it?
I am very afraid of crawling insects and have no plans as to how to overcome them. I avoid looking at them.
Who is your ideal and why?
I aspire to be an astronaut so I feel that any person who travels to space as my ideal.
Which public figure (sportsperson, actor, etc.) inspires you the most?
I generally don't get inspired by public figures, I feel to become an inspiration for others!
Who or what keeps you motivated?
My parents!
Have you thought of your career line? What do you want to become and why?
As of now, I like anything and everything about space and scientists. Hoping to be a part of this in future!
If there is one gift you would like to have, what would that be?
Time machine!
Your favourite memory that you would like to share?
My best memory as of now is when my sister was born.
What's one thing about you that your friends don't know?
My friends have no idea that I talk and fight a lot during my sleep. I wake up, talk and go back to sleep many times.
What is your secret of making friends?
Behave nicely with one and all.
What are your hobbies? How do you keep a balance between your hobbies and studies?
Skating, drawing, reading, writing and sleeping. I plan my day with the help of my mother.
Which is your favourite sport? When did you start practicing and why?
Skating. I started this when I was in grade 4.
What do you love to do the most in your free time?
Read books or skate or draw or sleep.
What are your study tips for getting better grades in school examinations?
Listen actively to the mentor in class and complete the work on a day to day basis.
How do you prepare for Olympiads?
By focusing on class topics and trying to know things around us by reading student newspapers like NIE on a day to day basis, we can easily attempt any exam without much of last minute preparation.
How has appearing for Olympiad exams helped your studies?
It helped me in getting a totality in my studies. It also helped me to know where I stand and what has to be done.
Do you have any advice or tips for students who are interested in appearing for Olympiads?
Nothing much from my side. As I said, if we finish our daily topics without delay, we will have ample time to study and play also.
Name : Ram Aashrith Gantasala
School : Indus Universal School
Class : 6

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