|SIIB GD PI -An experience worth experiencing|
It's an experience which is hard to describe.It has to be felt. In short - participated !
This time around last year my birthday - Feb 1 ,I was travelling to Pune from New Delhi for my SIIB GD/PI ,which was on the 3rd Feb'08 .
It was a great experience. The word 'great" figures out only because I made to SIIB . Had it been the other way..............WHY ? Be positive ;-) OK .
So,it was a good time . GD,PI,GT( group task ) & an Essay . Loads of scope to mess up and also loads to be selected from. It depends how you chalk out a startegy even before you join an institute .
Our seniors ( 2007-09 ) left no stones unturned to make sure everyone was at ease . The preparations , the smiles , the occasional pumping up , embracing each moment & working towards welcoming a new member / family into the SIIB folds - they were simply doing a
brilliant task .
Now its 2009.
It' our time. We are the ones who have changed sides. We are a part of the process . It feels really happy,a bit nostalgic and also an air of confidence . After all it's not that the other side is always green it's all about what side you water more !
When you see anxious parents ,nervous students wearing name tag minus there names hovering around and with an occasional twinkle in the eyes you feel a sense of achievement . That been there done that - attitude makes you feel all the more supportive and connected to these bright young folks whom we are ready to welcome into our SIIB family.
Yesterday a person asked " Sir I am feeling shit nervous !! With two more rounds - I think my heart is gonna sink . " All I said was relax- Inhale and exhale & give him a warm hug .
What can I say . These things happen. How much more you motivate or give in those pump-ins they stay . But, anyways I did my job & and offered water.The best things to have at this moment.
Today another student asked- " Karan sir - May I know from where are you and how is the college".
Chill friend - The last thing on your mind should be Karan .
But,you just can't help it. Had to answer :)
It's a nice way to see and learn things. All these are a way to become good managers & thinking leaders . This is what people say .... :-)
Well,have my final process tomorrow-8/2/2009 and then its OVER. Is it ?
All the best dear candidates . Hope to see YOU at SIIB.
btw - where is my attendance sheet ? Got to find it . 1 absentee.....Gosh ! Still sleeping kya....
PS - Anyone of you planning to take SNAP / join any Symbiosis college for PG or SIIB in particular , or pursuing MBA as an option or have any queries in mind do let me know. Will be more than happy to be of help !!
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