Blog: Spouses stories

December 7, 2016
-By Marinagrazia Bisogno- If I think about two adjectives to describe Maria Linares Carsi, they would be sunny and happy, when you meet her you can feel that she carries the warmth of her native land, Spain. I have known her since I joined S&P, she has been part of our volunteer team for three...
December 6, 2016
-by Benjamin Okun- Nicolas Chignardet is among the few (but proud) male members of MIT S&PC, who live in Cambridge with significant others working on everything from astrophysics to management consulting. Originally from France, Nicolas lived for several years in Switzerland before moving to...
December 17, 2015
by Fazila Hanis Hashim Job-seeking in a foreign land can be one long, lonely and frustrating journey. How do we strike out on our own in a new country while our busy partners pursue their MIT dreams? Will our (foreign) degrees and work experiences be sufficient to land us a job in the USA? Some of...
October 24, 2015
By Sunita Arora A month before my GMAT exam I went to meet Jennifer, MIT S&P program manager, to discuss an event we were organizing. Her office was locked and she was on her way back from another meeting. While waiting for her I thought about my upcoming exam and how I hated it. I thought...