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  1. […] out other MicroMasters learner stories from Jes, Danaka, and Bill to see how the knowledge they’re gaining is already having a major impact on their […]

  2. Danaka, thanks for sharing your story. I too am enrolled in the MITx MicroMasters and am finding it to be a terrific experience.

    I find it interesting that you said, “I knew that attending school in Massachusetts was not something I could fit into my busy life in Canada.” But then near the end you said, “my goal is to apply to the blended program on campus at MIT.”

    Can you explained what changed in your thinking? Was it the lower cost of going for just one semester under the Blended program? Or did the MicroMasters give you the confidence to apply? Or did you get so enthused that you decided a full MIT degree was worth the sacrifice?

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