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My boyfriend and I made an impromptu trip to Montana over the weekend. It’s a funny story that honestly deserves its own blog post, but even more honestly, probably won’t get one because I don’t have the time. Anyways, we had two motivations for this trip, and one of them… Read More
Time flies. Today is August 6th, 2020. It’s been 143 days since I had to leave MIT. I spent around 190 days at MIT. 185 of those days were as a member of my living community, the Burton Third Bombers. I had somewhere upwards of 170 hours of dance practice… Read More
Between the fall and spring semesters at MIT there is a period spanning the month of January called the Independent Activities Period, or IAP for short. It’s an excellent chance to do whatever you want! If you want your time to have formal structure, MIT provides opportunities to travel… Read More
I’ve lived near Boston my whole life, but I had no idea that there are a ton17 34, in fact of beautiful islands located off the harbor. You can kayak between them,… Read More
Over the last few weeks I have found five historical videos of MIT, ranging from 1994 all the way back to 1934! In this post, I’ve embedded the five videos (in reverse chronological order) and written some notes and thoughts about them. I also pulled some pictures and gifs of… Read More
going absolutely wild at frat parties let’s get things straight: while i was at MIT, i never sought out frat parties. partying on my floor was always much more fun—everyone in my living community is amazing, we have bangers playing at all times, and there’s so much space to dance. Read More
Several classes I’ve taken at MIT use a platform called gradescope for assignment submission and grading. I like gradescope more than other online-submission platforms I’ve used. It comes down to the grading system, which features: Clear standards: Instructors can include a rubric breaking down each question, providing graders with… Read More
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For those who know me well, you’ll know that I’m an absolute sucker for personality tests. I’ve done practically every personality test there is out there in the world. I read into my zodiac and stuff, not necessarily believing it, but just seeing if I relate. (I’m an Aquarius and… Read More
Hi world, it’s me!!! I haven’t been writing on the blogs much because I’ve been spending most of my writing ability and brain power working on a bunch of applications for something that I’m not ready to announce just quite yet. I promise there will be a blog… Read More
a beautiful summer day in Boston I stayed in Boston last summer. For MIT students who stay in the Boston area over the summer, there are three main housing options (listed below in order of increasing personal preference): Stay in a dorm on MIT’s campus. Last summer,… Read More
We will not be taking anyone from the wait list in 2020 closing out the wait list for the Class of 2024Today, I emailed the remaining candidates who have been waiting patiently since Pi Day to tell them that, unfortunately, we will not be able to admit any students from our wait list this year. I am writing this blog post to announce that… Read More
Phase I: Recognition I sit down on my bed. My heart is racing. I am anxious. For a little bit now, I’ve been taking stock of my anxiety levels at the end of every day to see if I can find any patterns. I take a mental note. Read More