Undergraduate

Finding a Place in Silicon Valley

For the first two weeks, every day after work I spent my free time meeting with apartment managers and people from Craigslist renting rooms out. It was a grind. I don’t have a car, so I have to live near transportation. Most of the places to live under $700 in the entire Bay Area were…

Undergraduate

Transportation and Commuting in Silicon Valley

Redwood City is more or less halfway between San Jose and San Francisco. I had been using Google Maps pretty extensively for the past couple weeks. This was for two reasons. The first is that I needed to know how to get to work in San Jose. The second is that I needed to know…

Undergraduate

First Day In Silicon Valley

Where do I start. In the second semester of my junior  year at Babson College I received an offer for an internship with a venture capital firm in San Jose, a city that labels itself the ‘Capital of Silicon Valley’. I probably got the interview because I emailed the CEO and he forwarded the email…