Moving places and changing worlds
A home is a place where you are the most comfortable. But to make progress in life you have to get out of your comfort zone. For me to grow, I turned over a new leaf when I moved out of my home.
MY TIME IN IOWA – II
Part 2: Work as a Student Back in 2015, when I decided to pursue my master’s degree, there were quite a few factors that I had to consider to shortlist universities. Some of them were US college rankings, location, weather, course structure, and jobs. But to begin with, as an international student when I landed…
MY TIME IN IOWA
This part is about my life at Iowa state University in Ames Iowa.
I SURVIVED A BLIZZARD IN THE MID-WEST
The time when I got stuck in a snowstorm but luckily survived.
A day in my life as a Manufacturing Engineer
My employer, NSK Corporation, is a world renowned Japanese company that manufactures a whole array of bearings. I work at their facility in Clarinda, Iowa, that supplies ball bearings to major automobile makers all over the world. The bearing is a fairly simple product, but the components that makes up a bearing go through multiple…
Weekend in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City
It was the last week of summer ’17 and I was looking forward to beginning my third semester at Iowa State University. As the entire summer was spent in exploring Iowa and Ames, with my trip to NYC an added bonus, the last weekend had to end with a trip as well. Three of my friends…
Spring Break: Random Roadtrip
The semester was taking a toll on us with midterms and project submissions. We had long ago decided that we needed to do something happening in our lives. So we had this cliched idea of a road trip. As the mid-sem week was about to end, we rented the cars worrying that they won’t be…
A day trip to Des Moines.
Finals week in December is where we have exams for our courses marking the end of the semester. It was over and we friends hung out at each others place for playing games having deep conversations and cooking food. We had good time and then as Christmas was round the corner some of them had…
Thanksgiving in Chicago.
Thanksgiving is the time when you are grateful for all the good things in life.I am very thankful for the week-long break that I got in the hectic life. Being in Ames, which is a small town makes you want to go out and explore. So for the break we 9 friends decided to do a…
The Short Trip.
When you come from a university which has one exam in a semester with no assignments and homework, the two months into the new system were overwhelming. Assignments, bookstore shifts, projects had bound me to the clock and homeworks ran the day. The midterm exam stress needed to be kicked out, a short trip was the…
My time in ‘The US of A’.
3……2…1. The plane took off from Mumbai International Airport, soaring into the skies cruising at an altitude where the city lights below faded into darkness. The A380 served a good meal and the best inflight entertainment. People dozed of to sleep and I was settling into the comfortable seats, the initial excitement was beginning to simmer.…