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Aiming High: Malaysia's Sole Successful 2013 Undergraduate Applicant to MIT

Brindha Kanniah, MIT Successful Applicant

03-May-13 15:00

Aiming High: Malaysia's Sole Successful 2013 Undergraduate Applicant to MIT

Brindha Kanniah is a very unique young woman. At the tender age of 19, she is the sole successful Malaysian applicant to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology this year.

Charlie Morgan caught up with Brindha to find out why she chose MIT, how she managed to survive the rigorous application process, and what her hopes are for the exciting years to come. 


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