Powai news caught up with Sarisha Kabra, a student of Pawar Public School Chandivali for a quick interview to know about her and how she kept herself motivated to tackle the exams.Sarisha scored 89% in her ICSE Board exams has scored thehighest in the subject Commerce – 95/100.
Powai News: Congratulations on your achievement! How doyou feel right now? Take us through how you reacted to the phenomenal news.
Sarisha: Yes, I am extremely happy as I had put in my efforts and had worked hard. When I saw my result, I was filled with joy. My family was with me - my mom and my dad. I could not believe that I scored such good marks. I am truly grateful to my family and teachers who supported me throughout the journey.
Powai News: Is there someone in specific you would like to give credits for your achievement?
Sarisha: There is no one person. So many people are involved. My dad (Ritesh Kabra) and mom (Smita Kabra), my school teachers and my tuition teacher - Sachin Khandelwal sir, who personally tutored me at home. So, I am grateful to each one of them for this success of mine.
CA Sachin Khandelwal runs his classes in Powai Plaza under the name Core Commerce by CA Sachin sir with over 23 years of experience into teaching students starting from 9thgrade - Masters and MBA.
Powai News: Were you stressed when the exams were nearing? How did you handle the tension during the exam?
Sarisha: Honestly speaking, yes, I was really tensed about the exams when the dates were approaching. I was so worried and would sweat even by the thought of it. In fact, I was not in thepink of health before my Maths exam. But I kept faith on God and gave all my exams with utmost hard work and dedication.
Powai News: How did you manage your time between studies and fun?
Sarisha: I made time for both studies and fun. It was not like I was always with my books or studying. I kept time for other things as well that I enjoy doing. Dancing and listening to music are my favourite hobbies. Yes, I love music and I have been singing and writing lyrics for my own songs professionally and uploading it on YouTube on my channel –Sarisha Kabra. I have around 5000 subscribers too.
Powai News: What next for you?
Sarisha: I would like to eventually take up Commerce along with focusing on my passion i.e. music and if things don’t turn out then I would like to try my luck in acting or fashion designing too. I have my interest too.
Powai News: What tips do you have for the upcoming batch of students gearing up for Class 10th?
Sarisha: I do not think if I am the right person to give tips. But, yes, I would like to tell them to show 100% dedication and be confident in whatever they do. Work hard and give considerable time for everything that you love to do making sure to balance out things.
It was a pleasure catching up with Sarisha Kabra. Best wishes from Powai news.