Nine months. The length of a human pregnancy. Also the length of my time at MIT.
To clarify, this is not a story about pregnancy.
Ask most MIT graduate students how long they plan to be here, and two years is the minimum. Many will be here well beyond four as they pursue a PhD. But for...
“I’m going to get in shape this year!”
“This time I’m serious about going to the gym.”
“New year, new me.”
We’ve all said it. The start of a new calendar year — or a new academic year — brings with it sweeping declarations of change and audacious intentions for self-improvement. The first few...