Student Speak | And now my journey begins…

November 7, 2015
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This guest post is by Priyanka Pawar who talks about her journey so far and what brought her to Imarticus.

Everyone has regrets that they may have chosen a wrong career path that leads to a dead end. I am here to tell you there are no dead ends and we all get a second chance to turn their life around. Whether you prosper in that chance or fail that is all up to you. I have a small life-turning story to share.

After completing my 12th Science, I had a huge decision to face – whether to go for engineering due to parental pressure or defy all odds and do BMS. After long heated arguments and my own will, I took admission in BMS. After a fun-filled three years, I completed my BMS in 2013 with my best friend. I always got an ‘O’ grade while she was happy with ‘A’ or ‘B; grade. After talking to a few people and doing some research, the idea of being an investment banker intrigued me, and I started dreaming of becoming an investment banker. Then my friend called me after the final result got declared and said:” I’m going to take admission in Imarticus for an Investment Banking course and I will get a job in big investment banks”. I was simply amazed by this.

I spoke to my parents about the course and they disagreed. I had to take admission in MMS. Later, after a few months she called me and said she got a job as an Analyst at Morgan Stanley through Imarticus Learning. I just stood there shocked! My response was “Hey, it’s my first day of college. “

Later, after a few months my friend called me and said she got a job as an Analyst at Morgan Stanley through Imarticus Learning. I just stood there shocked! My response was “Hey, it’s my first day of college.”

Well after two years, I am an MBA with few months of work experience and the burning desire to be an investment banker, whilst my friend is working with Morgan Stanley and doing her part time MBA. I tried giving interviews but I got rejected. I realized I was lacking knowledge about Finance and Banking.
I convinced my parents to let me study Investment Banking at Imarticus. They reluctantly agreed and I’m so glad I did this course.

I believe it’s never too late to achieve your dream. I am glad that I have an MBA degree, which makes me more strong and positive from the rest of the crowd. This small incident gave me a lifetime experience. I learned the 3 C’s of life: Choices, Chances, and Changes. You must take a chance and choose or your life will never change.
-Priyanka Pawar
Student, Imarticus Learning

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