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Not Enough Publications!

In an academic institution, a large part of progressing through a career is having enough publications to get to the next rung. It’s a battle I was aware of when I joined, but have not been motivated enough to fight … Continue reading

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Migraine

My presentation on Migraine almost caused me a major headache. Everything fell apart in the last minute and then miraculously came back together in the last second!I had finished preparing the presentation about an hour early and was ready to … Continue reading

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The charts and the addresses…. finally!

Finally at around 4 PM we managed to get the charts and the addresses! Yippee!!I quickly scanned through the charts and pulled up the data I needed. I’d already printed the letters and the data entry questionaire and once I … Continue reading

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Waiting, meeting, more waiting

I managed to meet up with colleagues, friends, my professors etc and also had to wait a lot and discussed some thesis stuff with Dr. Anil and Dr. Jana. Made some progress, but still a lot of work to do.I … Continue reading

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Back in Vellore

After a loooong all-night chat with Becky on the phone, I left in the morning to Vellore to try and finish off some work on my thesis. After reaching Vellore I found that Dr. Anils daughter had had an appendicectomy … Continue reading

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A setback

I’ve been waiting for my results for quite some time ago and tonite when I rechecked the university website The update showed that the results had come in.I checked in and got a rude shock. It said “Result withheld (in … Continue reading

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The award

I wasnt graduating today withn the rest of the PG students as my official results hadnt yet come. I however won the Dr. Beatrice Chinniah Medal for Best outgoing Student in MD Pediatrics which was purely by the grace of … Continue reading

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This is where I stand

Friday the 13th: D-day!!After getting ready, checking, rechecking I finally got dropped at ICH by Appa and Amma and went to the exam hall early.To put in the experiences and details of today is impossible.To sum it up I was … Continue reading

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It is finished

Well… today was the last exam and I was least nervous about it.The questions were definitely tougher today and I was not too pleased with the way I structured a few answers. But at the end of it all, I … Continue reading

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A comedy of errors!

Just one of them days ……I had a nervous breakfast and took an auto to get to the exam hall.Just a few minutes out of CMC I realised that I had left my Hall Ticket in my room. I turned … Continue reading

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