Vivek Vaghasiya

Three words encapsulate your Northeastern University experience:
Transformative | Collaborative | Innovative

Getting a degree while life is happening isn’t always easy. How have you faced and overcome some of these challenges?

Balancing work, family, and studies presented challenges. To overcome, I prioritized tasks, established a routine, and sought support from family and peers. Time management and a strong support system were crucial in navigating these challenges.

What do you do when you aren’t working, studying, or caring for your family?

Beyond my academic pursuits, I find joy in solving Rubik’s cubes, engaging in outdoor activities, and embracing a mindset of continuous learning. Exploring new challenges and gaining insights from various experiences brings fulfillment to my life.

Have you learned anything about yourself along the way?

My journey at Northeastern University has been a revelation, showcasing my resilience and adaptability.

Facing academic challenges while managing other aspects of life, I discovered my ability to prioritize, stay focused, and overcome obstacles. This experience has revealed my capacity for continuous learning and growth, affirming my commitment to academic and personal development.

What advice do you have for others considering higher education — either at Northeastern or elsewhere?

As a student completing my last semester in the Master’s of Professional Studies in Informatics at Northeastern University, my advice for others considering higher education is to fully engage with the learning experience.

Where do you see yourself after graduation?

After graduation, I aspire to secure a role in data analytics or cloud computing, leveraging the skills acquired during my master’s in professional studies in Informatics.

In five years, I envision myself in a leadership position, driving innovative solutions and contributing to the advancement of technology in a dynamic industry.