Mihir S Joshi, a 21-year-old Mumbai boy has cracked the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). The examination is a doorway to most graduate schools in the United States. He scored 340 marks in the first attempt.
He said that he wants to complete his PhD after finishing his MS in the United States. He wants to return to India after gaining knowledge and research experience. He has not selected the Institute in which he wants to study but mentioned that he plans to study at the University which is at the forefront of research in the field of computer science.
He started to prepare for examination from early June and attended the examination on 22nd of July. He spent four hours a day solving problems and reviewing them. Currently, he is pursuing final year Bachelor's of Engineering at KJ Somaiya College of Engineering, Maharastra.
He mentioned that cracking GRE is not an easy task. He took mock test alternative days and made himself perfect by rectifying all the mistakes he had committed while solving problems. The biggest challenge he faced is bringing focus on his entirety of knowledge on the day of the test. To meet the test requirements and accomplish his objective, he took eight mock tests which led him to the path of success.