Less than a year ago, I walked into this sultry city. Stars in my eyes, a dream to follow, a year to cherish. And this year gave me all of that.
Term 1, day1 - afternoon classes - great profs - microeconomics with a twist - marketing - Mudit Kapoor, 'does it even matter' - John Zhang - CP - gyaan sessions - accounting and nightmares - G5, - assignments - night outs - LRC - table hunting - plug point fighting - shushed by the librarian - pen stuck in a socket - markstrat - Harbir Singh - Jagmohan Raju - DMOP - black day - 'but this is so much fun and the whole class laughs out' - people falling off chairs - sleeping in class - snoring in class - loud yawns in class - Global economics and the recession - wake up calls from people who sit next to you - 5 minute breakfasts - caffeine addiction - housekeeping - quad parties - rains - snakes - cobra sighting - Prabhu screaming - Atul Nerkar - entrepreneurship - 'trust me on this' - Kirsten cookie company - Parag and Littlefield - Sunil Dutta and his Jesus Christ pose - Modigliani Miller - INVA - Ramana Sonti - redefining finance - Mean Variance Efficient - Assets under management - GSB - Total fertility rate of Somalia - SAIT - cross platform network effects - MGTO - Prof Pinto and Prof Pillutla - biases - availability heuristic - ELP visits - floods - Sai and Saidulu - Arjun and his wisecracks - Birthday - arbit dunking - cake smearing - fight for grades - McK on campus - consulting dreams - consulting case preps - fin preps - fin club - CMC and PEC - conclaves - Section parties - super 6 outings - parties - newspaper theme party - aaaageeeeooooogeeeee
Term 5 - we get a life - party more - electives - rural marketing - true blue insights - rural visit - the tree - options and futures - Sonti again - no options of a future - placements - CV prep - CV version 32 - CCMA - interesting times - loads of work - consumer behavior - rockstar profs - TiVo - Geeta Menon, Priya Raghubir - Brand management - cases - prereads - no prereading - off the cuff CP - Term 7 - placements - worries - cribbing - excitement - shortlists - dings - ups and downs - who got where - drown the gum in an outing - cheering up sessions - suiting up - interviews - getting a job - access to CAS portal denied - FB updates - LT - the movies - the magic - the chats - the dinners - the walks - the coffees - the LC - the love for chaai - shopping - more shopping - Golconda - movies, movies, movies - Goel food - The Raghu Dixit Project - Yapping on the roof garden - Ashish Kohli - ATAM - Asset Management - Vinay Nair - hedge funds - assignments - who cares - someone do it - How I Met Your Mother - movie sharing - Term 8 - ecstasy - all fun - classes in between - never do prereads - no CP - travel plans - the blue mug - visitors on campus - roam around - sight seeing - last mid term - last paper viewing - last class - last exam - last party - friends forever.
A lot in one year... cheers to a year well spent....