Proving myself to… myself

Life brings many disappointments as well as satisfactions. Tell us about a time in your life when you experienced disappointment, or faced difficult or trying circumstances. How did you react? I thought I had it all figured out when I began high school. My future, I was convinced, was in psychology—a field that has always … Read moreProving myself to… myself

Jigang’s Words of Wisdom

Tell us about the most significant challenge you’ve faced or something important that didn’t go according to plan. How did you manage the situation? Last summer, I had a 10 week paid internship working for American Traffic Solutions, a toll and ticket processing company. Naturally, I was nervous about working as part of a team … Read moreJigang’s Words of Wisdom

Beach Cleaning Robot

At MIT, we bring people together to better the lives of others. MIT students work to improve their communities in different ways, from tackling the world’s biggest challenges to being a good friend. Describe one way in which you have contributed to your community, whether in your family, the classroom, your neighborhood, etc. Compared to … Read moreBeach Cleaning Robot

My Goals and Ambitions

Describe the world you come from; for example, your family, clubs, school, community, city, or town. How has that world shaped your dreams and aspirations? My father is a mechanic. Therefore I am, by proxy, an unaccredited mechanic, specializing in relatives’ cars, vintage Vespa scooters, and my friends’ bicycles. I’ve loved our dirty garage from … Read moreMy Goals and Ambitions