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Kanokwan Tungkitkancharoen ’25
I grew up in a funny town. Vegas is as wonky as you’d expect for a kid, but that taught me a lot. Having lived in both a very vanilla…
Carina Letong Hong ’22
I was born and have lived in Canton (Guangzhou) my whole life, where my grandparents and parent are from Teoswa (Chaoshan). Both cities are located in the very south of…
Tammy Chen, ’24
I am a first-generation and low-income student at MIT studying CS and Economics. Growing up in Brooklyn, NY and being raised by two immigrant parents, it has taught me a…
Shulammite Lim, ’22
I grew up in a suburb of Kansas City, where I often have to explain what MIT is (and I occasionally pick a different state starting with the letter “M”…
Eren Shin, ’23
I am a Questbridge scholar and first-generation/low-income student originally from Long Beach, CA. At MIT, I’m interested in exploring the intersection between computer science, neuroscience, and biology. In my free…
Sebastian Monsalvo ’24
I lived in Colombia until I was 14 years old, which is when my family and I moved to the U.S.. My immigration experience, like the rest, is unique and…
Keaten Clarno, ’23
I was born and raised in a rural town in Southwest Oregon, always dreaming of escape and traversing some big city and higher education. Higher education and moving far away…
Crista Falk, ’23
I was born in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and moved to Boston in 2019 to attend MIT. I am a Questbridge scholar and a first generation college student. I’m interested in…
Alexis Oriole ’18
I’m from Concord, North Carolina, a not-too-big but not-too-small town where most people love NASCAR. My father is a long distance truck driver, making deliveries all over the country. My…