STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Since my early days at school, I used to be very fascinated with the world of science. While children of my age watched cartoons on cartoon network, I used to watch national geographic programs. Anything that aroused curiosity would attract my attention, be it an investigation about a plane crash or explanations of some basic science facts. Naturally, with time, I started inclining more and more towards subjects such as science and mathematics. Almost all my student life, I have been, in some way or other, affiliated to activities that included inquisition and learning new concepts and skills. I have had diverse interests. While as an area of study, I opted for science and math, on the other hand, I pursued art and music as my hobbies. From paintings, to crafting metal sculptures to playing trumpet, I tried to acquire as many skills as I could, yet, keeping in mind, not to be a jack of all and master of none. I have had experience in the field of journalism, as I was the executive editor of the school annual magazine and have a special interest in ‘writing’. While I am more of an intellectually curious person, I also like to express my views and thoughts through writing and oration. I have been a member and executive of the school debating club and have taken part in many debates and declamations. Uncommon tasks have always seemed rather attractive to me. When students learned guitar, I took up trumpet, when students went to play sports in the free time, I devoted my efforts to creating paintings. I had a fascination with “doing something out of the blue”, a fascination that I rather hold dear. I consider it a positive feature of my personality to be able to go with what is uncommon. Not only it proves my inquisitive nature but also shows my inclination towards a ‘road less travelled’. I like to discover new interests and explore them with all my commitment. When I opted for physics, chemistry, mathematics, economics and English in...
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