Posts related to my studies.
How I fell in love with math?
In my high school, I was good at Math. At least according to the school exam standards. I was consistently scoring high numbers in exams. My math teachers used to encourage me to participate in other math exams and competitions that are not related to my textbooks. I also liked
My first graduate teaching experience
“When a teacher is a friend/relatable; it creates an invisible layer of accountability. Making the student a better student and in turn the teacher a better teacher.” ― Ethan Castro This Tuesday, on March 8, I had my first graduate level teaching experience. In this post, I will walk you
Becoming a pro student (part 2)
Let’s continue our journey to become a pro student. In the last part [https://www.krooonal.com/pro-student-1/], we discussed a couple of study techniques called spacing and active learning. In this part, we will not discuss any particular study techniques. Instead, we will try to resolve some major
My Journey from a SWE at Google to a PhD student
Recently almost everyone who met me, asked me why I left my (hidden words: high paying) job and decided to go for a PhD. I would normally end up giving them a short answer like "Because I wanted to get into academia" or "Because I wanted to focus more on
My Interview with BITS Echo
Recently my BITS Alumni Relations team interviewed me about my work at Google and transition to PhD student. The January 2022 issue of the magazine can be found here [https://bit.ly/3FF0pAq] and here [https://bit.ly/3pCpy9s]. Thank you BITS Alumni Relations team for the interview ! Here are