rinagar: Areshva Aisha Mir, an 18-year-old resident of Srinagar, scored 97.8 percent in her twelfth standard Indian School Certificate Examinations 2020 (CISCE) Council and also gained admission to the IVY League College in Rhode Island, USA.
After passing the coveted board exams in flying colours, Ms. Areshva Mir obtained 489 out of 500 marks, including 100% in several subjects including political science, environmental science, and sociology.
Ms. Areshva Mir scored 800 out of 800 marks in Mathematics in her Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), while her total SAT ranking is 1540 out of 1600. And so, she secured a berth in the United States’ prestigious Brown University in Providence, an Ivy League College, in Rhode Island.
The Ivy-League refers to the strong academic and social reputation of an elite association of long developed universities in the eastern US. The community is composed of Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, and Brown.
Talking to The Kashmir Walla, Ms. Areshva Mir said, “Ok, I don’t believe in the quick fame. I believe in, and grind the processes. Achievement and fame are two different things.
Ms. Areshva Mir, who claimed that she has a keen interest in Environmental Journalism and as an avid reader, studies global affairs, geopolitics and environment with enthusiasm.
“I feel humbled by the outcome of my CISCE and SAT. Yet in the long and arduous journey ahead this is a tiny achievement,’ she said.
Shazia Bakshi, her mother, who was expressing pride, said, “She deserves all the accolades. It’s her day.’
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