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Jessica Shi ’17 (left) and Charlene Xia ’17 work during their senior year on a prototype for Tactile, a portable realtime text-to-Braille converter.

Running Start

Students who hatch their companies at MIT are well-positioned for impact.
Lauren Stopfer, a third-year graduate student in biological engineering, went from being a writer for the MIT graduate admissions blog to an editor and workshop teacher.

Grad Life at MIT

Bioengineering graduate student Lauren Stopfer discusses her efforts to improve transparency of the MIT grad school application process, Laos rice paddies, and being told to “dress down” in science
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