It was campus placement month, and although everyone declared that they wanted to do quality work once they were placed, they also harbored a secret desire to get placed at the highest salary. When we used to look at our pocket money and compare it with the salary “package” offered by companies, we used to feel we would sleep on bundles of notes.
The top students of my batch were placed at extremely high pay packages, and they were proud to have “cracked” it. However, the average students and other not so lucky ones had to settle for lower pay packages.
The “Very Happy” and “Only Happy” students left for the next phase of their life. The bitter truth, however, only emerged after a year or two – that the take-home salary of most of the students was not that different from the rest. While the st