The student from Calcutta talks about planning, his Indian culture and balance
Abhijay Jha is a 23 year old Masters of Management (Marketing student from Calcutta, India. He received his undergraduate degree from Madras Christian College in Chennai, India.
"I strongly believe in Karma. So I always try to do the right thing."
Q: What philosophies or mantras help guide you?
A: I strongly believe in Karma. So I always try to do the right thing.
Q: What have you learned about yourself being so far from home?
A: Being away from the safety of my family I feel I have to be more aware and alert and always be take responsibility of my actions.
"I try my best to follow a schedule and stick to that."
Q: How does your native society value education?
A: In my state education is highly valued and in my country my state is one of the most educated state.
Q: Has MBS changed your outlook on what you want to do with your career?
A: MBS has changed my outlook on my career. It has given my insight that apart from books I have to develop my soft skills in order to succeed.
Q: Growing up, would you ever believe you would be living in Australia?
A: I never imagined I would come to Australia for studies!
Q: How do you find balance in the busy world of graduate studies?
A: It’s been tough to balance my world in graduate studies. I try my best to follow a schedule and stick to that.
Q: What’s a culture that MBS has encouraged you to learn more about?
A: MBS culture has encouraged me to socialise more and branch out my contacts.
Q: Do you make plans? Where do you see yourself in 1 year? 3 years?
A: Yes I do make plans. In 1 year I hope to graduate and after 3 years hopefully I get my PR.
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