Video: What’s the Most Useful Thing You Learned at MIT?
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At 2019 MIT Tech Reunions, the MIT Alumni Association asked dozens of alumni to finish the phrase: “The most useful thing I learned at MIT was...”
Their responses ranged from the esoteric (the economic order quantity model), to foundational life skills (knowing when to ask for help). And some are distinctly MIT, like this lesson gleaned from iconic engineering class 2.009: “If you haven’t tested it, it doesn’t work.”
Watch the video to see how alumni answered, then share your own response to the question in the comments field below.
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