4 years ago, when I scored 92.2% in my Class XII boards, I was beside myself with joy.

All my school years, my parents would tell me that I have the potential to get 90% on a consistent basis but I just didn’t care enough for academic success. Even if I did care about my marks, I just couldn’t be persuaded enough to slog for them. I always believed that co-curriculars made a person more of what he/she was than academics, I still do. I have been prompted to write this post by the recent furore over the 100% cut-off of SRCC and ever higher cut-offs from other DU colleges.

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