Work-life balance: some insights from a Master student with several side-job(s)

The spring has officially begun in Sweden, meaning that many students both inside & outside the country got some exciting news about being enrolled in their (hopefully!) dream Global Master & Bachelor Programmes at KI (whoop-whoop!). When I received such news back in April 2018, I was very happy & accepted the offer without any major hesitations.… Read More Work-life balance: some insights from a Master student with several side-job(s)

Money Diary: Bills I ‘have to’ pay by the end of every month (vol 2).

Hey there! I dramatically want to convey that the time for admission notification is almost here: tick tock- as the clock is ticking (dramatic enough? 😀 ) I quite vividly remember my thought process around this time. With a bit of excitement, anticipation, and nervousness, my planning mode was equally in place. Since I intended… Read More Money Diary: Bills I ‘have to’ pay by the end of every month (vol 2).

A vegetarian in Stockholm: Not as catastrophic as we imagine it to be

Yes, I come from a country that tops the list of Vegetarianism in the world. India has 38% of the vegetarian population! Therefore, being a vegetarian was never a concern for me back at home, but what happened when I confirmed my plan of moving to Sweden. PANIC ALERT!! Not just me, my family, friends,… Read More A vegetarian in Stockholm: Not as catastrophic as we imagine it to be

5 surprisingly FREE things in Stockholm (and 3 things that surprisingly aren’t)

Sweden is quite expensive but like any place in the world, you can always find things to do for free 😀 Stockholm is no exception, you can visit the old town, go to a museum, visit one of the many parks or take a free walking tour. However, Sweden has surprised me several times with other FREE things… Read More 5 surprisingly FREE things in Stockholm (and 3 things that surprisingly aren’t)

Personal finance 101: Making ends meet as full time student, without a scholarship (part I)

You’ve decided you want to apply for KI. It’s an exciting time, as it should be – you’ll try your best to write the best application, and if everything goes according to plan, in less than a year you’ll move to Stockholm and attend classes at one of the best Universities in the world! Very… Read More Personal finance 101: Making ends meet as full time student, without a scholarship (part I)