Fresh Off The Boat features Arjun Seth, founder of Edbrand, conversing with Edbrand alums and friends on the insights they’ve gained from their educational experiences and careers.
23 | A graduated from Vasant Valley School and then went to Emory University in Atlanta. Has been working at Invest India for two years.
Pranati Kohli talks about what caught her interest in economics and how she took advantage of being familiar with Political Science and Maths. All these things helped her land in a company of her choice 'Invest India'. She mentions her interest in coming back to India and working for the country.
She talks about how the responsibilities changed in her company due to the pandemic and how she handled the work load.
22 | Studying at UC Berkeley and Working in Product Management
Raaghav enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley undeclared but with a passion for engineering.
Through his time there, he found out that his interest lay in between technology and non-technology related subjects, eventually finding his career in Product Management.
21 | Handling a Packed Campus Life and Taking Pride in Leadership Development - with Mrinalini Bhushan
Mrinalini loved the environment at CMC and dove right into orientation by getting involved in everything and signing up for as many activities as possible. CMC’s core curriculum has also allowed her to take classes in philosophy and literature and explore other such areas of interest outside of her majors. She has also applied her learnings in the classroom to her research work and internships.
Mrinalini conducts interviews for prospective students and says that CMC values qualities like leadership and passion. She advises students to be themselves and have an honest conversation during the interview.
20 | Using Psychotherapy and Expressive Art to Help Teens Cope During Covid - with Supriya Puri
She was drawn to psychology in school. She decided to pursue her masters in clinical psychology. Her pursuit is about how to integrate thoughts, feelings and cognition with the body.
She was working in rehab centers and realized the human element was missing. That's why she went into expressive arts therapy. She initiated 'Center for Self' to allow exploration of mind and body.
19 | Chatting with an LSR and ISB Grad, plus Goldman Sachs Scholar - with Megha Chawdhry
Megha enrolled at Lady Shri Ram College after graduating from Sanskriti School with the intention of pursuing a career in communication design and marketing.
After college and two years of work experience, she wanted to explore the fundamentals of marketing and strategic communication, which led her to the Indian School of Business to pursue a MBA. Today, she heads Marketing and Business Strategy at Treemouse.
18 | Studying Business at Emory and Making the Best of a College Community - with Raghav Gupta
Graduating from Modern Barakhamba School in Delhi, Raghav started his journey as a Business major at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. Here, he has had opportunities that have allowed him to discover his talents as an entrepreneur who is able to identify the best way to help people around him make the best of their abilities.
Raghav tells Arjun about his experience so far at Emory and the advantages that being in a Business school like Goizueta can provide, especially in terms of personal connections.