— written by Ibrahim Mithiborwala
While rising up, my mom used to inform me that ‘all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.’ I understood the true that means and significance of this saying in my twelfth grade when the pandemic affected the board exams. There had been occasions after I used to get extraordinarily stressed due to the hectic schedule. I used to spend hours buried in my textbooks and do nearly nothing else.
After some time, I knew I needed to change my schedule as a result of regardless that I devoted all my time to preparation, I hardly felt assured or prepared for the approaching examination.
I developed an curiosity in basketball and performed the sport day-after-day for an hour. This helped me to calm my nerves and rejuvenate my vitality and motivation.
The hostel surroundings additionally helped me to remain centered. Seeing my friends going via the identical state of affairs gave me a way of consolation. We used to assist one another and I realized that explaining an idea to your folks helps you perceive it fully.
I had loved the sensible scope the IP topic needed to provide. While I consider that examination would have been a wonderful technique to take a look at how a lot I had realized all year long, I didn’t get a possibility. Business research, then again, is a topic with an elaborate theoretical spectrum. Throughout the yr, our lecturers got here up with catchy acronyms and methods to assist us bear in mind all the details. Assimilating this topic was time consuming and I really feel an examination would have performed justice to the efforts put in. But each these exams had been cancelled.
I used to be fairly assured after I had written every of my three papers however when it was revealed that the results of two of my papers trusted the remaining three, doubt began to creep in. My dad and mom, lecturers, and pals performed an enormous function in conserving my nervousness at bay and I’m endlessly grateful to them for that.
The solely recommendation we acquired from our seniors and lecturers was to unravel as many previous papers as potential and in addition time themselves for every paper. This helped me in constructing confidence and in addition aided me with time administration. Shying away from doubts by no means helped anybody. Our lecturers had been all the time prepared to assist. Procrastination is a common enemy and any one who aspires to score nicely in the board examination ought to maintain pushing themselves to observe everyday studying. Lastly, peace of thoughts is the important thing to success. Panic solely makes issues worse.
Even because the pandemic had affected my boards, I focused on my larger training targets. Like many different commerce college students, I had resolved to turn out to be a chartered accountant. So, I joined the lessons which had been performed on a web based platform. Being new to the net educating mechanism and away from the normal strategies, it appeared just a little tough to review on account of an absence of personal touch and interplay with the lecturers. Regardless of that, I had centered on my upcoming Foundation Level Exam which was to be held in the month of November.
Then got here the awaited Board outcomes and I scored 95.4 per cent which was the results of the onerous work and unconditional assist of my dad and mom and lecturers.
— Mithiborwala was a scholar of VIBGYOR High- Vadodara batch 2019-2020.