This is the first installment of “ANTITHESIS” — your outlet for speaking out against anything Zine, Western or MIT.
This edition is in response to “The Myth of Post-MIT Careers” from that controversial ‘homeless’ issue of the Zine.
So you don’t think that you’re going to get a job when you graduate with an MIT degree? With an attitude like that, you definitely won’t. Who knew that the saying “don’t let school stand in the way of your education” wasn’t just referring to every Thursday to Saturday night? As important as your education is, what you learn outside of the classroom can tend to be just as valuable. We can all agree that MIT is seriously lacking the necessary hands-on skills to make it in certain areas of the industry. That being said, and to avoid the potential two years of College, it’s time to start thinking of other ways to fill the gap that’s left by the MIT curriculum.
Contrary to what The Gazette editor-in-chief made it seem like in “The Myth of Post-MIT Careers” from the October issue of the mitZine, volunteering at The Gazette is not the only way to build the hands-on skills that you’re missing out on in the classroom. Continue reading