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MIT student blogger Laura N. '09

This week in verse by Laura N. '09

There's a song that describes exactly what I'm feeling right now.

Rather than write a real blog entry, I instead urge you to consider the following:

An MIT surveyor came upon the gates of Hell,
He looked the devil in the eye and said, “You’re looking well.”
The devil looked right back at him and said, “Why visit me?
You’ve been through Hell already ‘cuz you went to MIT.”

That is all.

11 responses to “This week in verse”

  1. dipenparikh says:

    hello i am student of e&c n wants to get studied in m.i.t so can u pls send me the link to for getting admission form for m.e n phd programs for this year to the prescribed email address aboven pls reply soon ……

  2. Labib (?14) says:

    This is like totally off topic, but I am curious about all the collegeconfidential bashing. I don’t go to the site much myself so I really don’t know what MIT students especially Piper’12 find so objectionable. Answers anyone?

  3. Anonymous says:

    first! i loved the chorallories at CPW

  4. Alex '13 says:

    Thanks for giving me this information 30 minutes after I officially matriculated… :/

  5. Chris '13 says:

    Alex: IFHTP is one of the slogans of MIT. But you’ll get over it… eventually.

  6. Anonymous says:

    All MIT students are masochists in a way. It’s our sacrifice for a greater good.

  7. Anonymous says:

    hrough me you pass into the city of woe:
    Through me you pass into eternal pain:
    Through me among the people lost for aye.

    Justice the founder of my fabric mov’d:
    To rear me was the task of power divine,
    Supremest wisdom, and primeval love.

    Before me things create were none, save things
    Eternal, and eternal I endure.
    All hope abandon ye who enter here.

    Such characters in colour dim I mark’d
    Over a portal’s lofty arch inscrib’d:
    Whereat I thus: Master, these words import.

  8. Piper '12 says:

    @Alex – Classes end in less than two weeks. This is the time of term when we’re the most stressed ^.^

  9. joseph says:

    this is halrious im in 6th grade lol

  10. Also, keep in mind that MIT students don’t need sleep. Right? Right??

  11. jhony says:

    hello how are you?
    excuse me i dont know english
    i am from colombia i study physic ingenery i want to know how i can study in the mit.
    what do you study?
    how many do you pay in the mit ?
    thank you very much and please speak me n the email.
    thank and exits