Even to this day, there are still times when I wake up and long to be back in our bustling, historically rich summer abode that was Madurai. Memories of late night talks with Manya, Celeste, and Suhaas in our Inspiration “living room”, eating home-cooked lunches in the canteen amidst busy days of work, and making […]

When I found out I was selected by CASI for this internship at Aravind, my mind was immediately filled with questions: What would life be like there? Would I be able to fit in? How could I, just a first-year in college actually make a difference in this massive, world-renowned institution? Based on quick searches […]

Hi everyone! I’m currently writing this in Helsinki, Finland as I wait for my third of five flights to Tamil Nadu. My name is Aravind Krishnan, and I will be interning at the Aravind Eye Hospital in Madurai, Tamil Nadu this summer. At Penn, I’m a rising sophomore in the Life Sciences & Management (LSM) […]