Everyone has their favorite classes at MIT, all for different reasons. However, classes with funny or engaging professors make classes enjoyable and content even more exciting for the most part. TAs and other friends taking
With all the cool stuff of MIT, I should probably talk about some of the less pretty parts of MIT. The biggest thing that comes to mind is mental health. It’s common to want to
Let me start by saying that swimming is one of the best sports anyone can play. There are a lot of benefits to swimming (competitively or not) both in high school and college. However, getting
So you’ve decided to MEng (or have you?). Awesome! I wish you the best on your journey. As someone who attempted to MEng too late, I wish someone had told me earlier how to be
To MEng or not to MEng? (MEng is short for Masters in Engineering) It is much easier to MEng at MIT in computer science than in other colleges. Essentially, only a GPA requirement and a
It seems like every single year that MIT gets softer and softer. Not physically, of course, but rather it has become easier to achieve better grades. It’s good that MIT is stepping in that direction
I’ve sought a lot of advice over the years. Whether it is what class to take or what clubs to join, I’ve asked upperclassmen about many things. Here are some of the advice I’ve gotten
There are ten dorms on campus. Each one has its own living arrangements and stereotypes. I want to pay homage to my home Baker House Baker Home. I think it’s an underrated and under-appreciated dorm.
Interestingly enough, Greek life represents a nontrivial part at MIT. More than 40% of guys are affiliated with a fraternity and just around a third with a sorority. It’s nothing like the debauchery you see
If you are having trouble deciding on what language to take in high school, I’d recommend reading it. Otherwise it’s mostly a rant. I’m proud to say I’ve always spoken two languages: English and Chinese.