I’m a blogger for the MIT Admissions blogs, and I make posts about living in MIT around once every week or two. You can view all my posts on my author page. But here are some posts that I’m particularly proud of:
Why being a maintainer can be as important as being a founder.
Interactive fiction portraying my typical MIT Friday.
Reflections on beginning my final year in MIT, and where I’m going.
Conversations about careers.
An allegory about choices and sailing.
A four-thousand-word narrative of my third MIT Mystery Hunt.
How I learned to love web development.
A reflection on the liminality of studying at MIT, explained with light-hearted metaphors.
A writeup on the history of MIT’s current graphic identity, with an emphasis on explaining the research process.
A piece about growing up with depression.
Research into the history of MIT’s Campus Preview Weekend, a yearly event for admitted students.
An April Fool’s Day joke for the blogs.
A twelve-thousand-word narrative of my second MIT Mystery Hunt.
A comprehensive dive into old course catalogs and what they tell us about MIT’s history.
Some musings on stress in MIT and responding to it.
A post explaining some of the reasons why I chose to go to MIT.
“Rooms were open and empty. The lounges had no people; the kitchen was spotless. Moving out, of course, is just the move-in process in reverse.”
An eight-thousand-word narrative of my first MIT Mystery Hunt.
“I’m a math person. I’m gay. I’m Filipino. I’ll take all of these labels, even if they aren’t fully right.”