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Apply for January 17 & 19 workshop

December 14, 2023 | Grad Blog Editorial Board

Hi MIT Grads! The MIT Graduate Admissions Blog is excited to announce its upcoming IAP workshop on blog writing. In brief, Attend a 2-day blogging workshop: January 17th and 19th, 11am-1pm. Write one blog submission Earn $100 upon completion of post Continue writing for the blog and earn $100 per piece Your work will be eligible […]

Hungry for knowledge (and bananas)

Hungry for knowledge (and bananas)

Discovering what makes MIT so unique

December 6, 2023 | Jennifer S.

I have officially been a student at MIT for a month, and in that time, I have juggled the role of an environmental researcher, new Boston tourist, and campus explorer, all while adjusting to the life of a first-year graduate student. Journey with me as I discover the hidden “quirks” of MIT that help foster […]

The architecture of serendipity

The architecture of serendipity

Learning to drink from the MIT firehose

November 2, 2023 | Ignacio V.

I have been in the Netherlands for the last 8 years. Starting at MIT did not require me to move immediately since all of my classes are still online. However, even without making the move to Boston, I did experience the cultural shock of MIT. MIT has a special quality and that special something finds […]

My adventures with MIT Sailing!

My adventures with MIT Sailing!

From channeling my inner Moana to almost drowning in the Charles

February 7, 2023 | Vyshnavi V.

I was always drawn to bodies of water like rivers and seas. I had visions of sailing on boats and riding on ferries, but I never imagined that I would learn how to sail myself! When I first arrived at MIT, I heard about the MIT Sailing program, but an obstacle stood in my way: […]

Have something to say or share? Then blog about it!

Have something to say or share? Then blog about it!

IAP workshop application deadline January 4

December 8, 2022 | Grad Blog Editorial Board

Hi MIT grad students! The MIT Graduate Admissions Blog is excited to announce its upcoming IAP workshop on blog writing. In brief, Attend a 2-day blogging workshop: Wednesday, January 18 (in person) and Monday, January 23 (remote) from 11-1pm Write one blog submission Earn $100 upon completion of post Continue writing for the blog and earn $100 […]