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Eight Class of 2013 applicants created http://mymit.info, a website spoofing the popular MIT Admissions blog site. The site has blogs from five applicants to the Class of 2013.Ben Jones, the former MIT admissions officer who created the original mitadmissions.org, said on their site “You guys are brilliant. If I still worked at MIT, I’d fight to the death for you all in committee. Bravo!” Jones also told The Tech that he “was wholeheartedly impressed by their efforts — one of the coolest things I’ve seen in a long time. :-)”Randall Munroe, creator of the popular XKCD web comic, also drew a special comic for the site (right).The site became well-known earlier this week after a link was forwarded to many dormitory mailing lists. Colton Provias of Saltsberg, PA was the lead developer of the site.
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Eight Class of 2013 applicants created http://mymit.info, a website spoofing the popular MIT Admissions blog site. The site has blogs from five applicants to the Class of 2013.Ben Jones, the former MIT admissions officer who created the original mitadmissions.org, said on their site “You guys are brilliant. If I still worked at MIT, I’d fight to the death for you all in committee. Bravo!” Jones also told The Tech that he “was wholeheartedly impressed by their efforts — one of the coolest things I’ve seen in a long time. :-)”Randall Munroe, creator of the popular XKCD web comic, also drew a special comic for the site (right).The site became well-known earlier this week after a link was forwarded to many dormitory mailing lists. Colton Provias of Saltsberg, PA was the lead developer of the site.