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My name is Parmita and I’m a computer scientist, teacher, and artist.
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TAing at CMU

Being a TA is by far the most meaningful experience I have had at CMU. Now that I’ve graduated, I wanted to write something down about it (ya know, before I inevitably grow old and feeble in my mid 20s and forget how important this experience was to me 😛) Life Fulfillment It’s no secretContinue reading “TAing at CMU”

Andrew Carnegie Society Scholar

I am so honored to receive this award https://www.cs.cmu.edu/news/five-scs-seniors-named-acs-scholars#:~:text=Parmita%20Bawankule%2C%20Pranav%20Kumar%2C%20Arnav,named%20Andrew%20Carnegie%20Society%20Scholars. Five School of Computer Science seniors have been selected as Andrew Carnegie Society Scholars for 2021. The award recognizes their academic excellence; volunteerism; leadership; and involvement in student organizations, athletics or the arts. Parmita Bawankule, Pranav Kumar, Arnav Mahajan, Stephen Price and Chloe Yan are among 40 studentsContinue reading “Andrew Carnegie Society Scholar”

How to Succeed in 151

What this is:This is advice for the CMU class 15-151 aka “Concepts” aka “Mathematical Foundations for Computer Science.” It’s the intro CS class that all freshmen in the School of Computer Science (SCS) have to take. Who it’s by:I’m a senior in SCS. Though it’s been a while since I’ve taken Concepts, I was aContinue reading “How to Succeed in 151”