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Carina Letong Hong named a 2022 Rhodes Scholar for China

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on November 17, 2021

Carina Letong Hong from Guangzhou, China, is a winner of the Rhodes Scholarship (China Constituency). As a Rhodes Scholar, she will pursue graduate studies in mathematics at …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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You Have a 50/50 Chance: a guest post from my mama

Camille was very nervous when she applied for EA to MIT in 2018. “What if I don’t get in?” “Am I good enough?” (That is a question we all ask ourselves). “The acceptance rate is only a 5% or 6%”

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External Source
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Exploring the human stories behind the data

Senior Brian Williams has used bioengineering as a launchpad to combat racism in public health — and he doesn’t want to stop there.

Read the full article on MIT News.

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Student Story: Valeria Robayo, 2023

Background

Valeria is a current junior at MIT majoring in course 15-1 (Management) and double minoring in German and Biology. She was born in Bogotá, Columbia and grew up in Houston, Texas.

When asked why she chose MIT, she stated …

By Ashley Ann Thomas
Ashley Ann Thomas Social Media Marketing Manager
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How to Network at Family Gatherings

Family Thanksgiving is something that I dread every year. It’s not because I don’t like my family—they’re a little wild, but I do love them and really enjoy catching up with them. However, I’m a bit of an introvert—large groups …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
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A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Micro-internships are short-term projects or internships where students can collaborate with employers and/or MIT alumni on …

CAPD Podcast Playlist: MIT Stories

Check out this ever-expanding playlist of podcasts to hear about MIT alumni on their careers and lives.

The New York Times: The Working Woman’s Handbook

Check out this collection of articles from the New York Times addressing women in the workplace.

“The workplace still isn’t …