the Spouses & Partners blog

October 16, 2017
- By Irina Rasskazova -  “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” Henri Matisse I recently discovered that we think 50,000 – 80,000...
May 15, 2017
At MIT Medical, it’s the season of performance development reviews and goal setting for the next year. It’s a time for looking back and for looking forward. We are asked to share our accomplishments from the past year (sound familiar, Career Connect attendees?), and to think about what we want to...
May 5, 2017
- By MJ Lee - After I moved to the United States and left my family, friends, and life in my home country behind, I had to adapt to my new surroundings and environment. Not only I had to learn how to rent an apartment, how to pay the bills, and where to do grocery shopping, but also how to manage...
April 27, 2017
Boshra Afra (MIT experience 2014 - 2016) My husband and I moved to Boston in February 2014 for his postdoc at the RLE and lived in Cambridge for the most part. My husband started his work immediately after we arrived, and I came to know about the MIT Spouses&Partners Connect group and started...