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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Recommended

Application Fees

$75
Undergrad Application Fee
$75
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
77 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
Phone: (617) 253-1000
General Site: web.mit.edu/student/
Admissions: http://web.mit.edu/admissions/
Application: http://my.mit.edu/

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Johnny from Boca Raton, FL
  • Jul-13-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    You should really be careful in how you present yourself. MIT not only looks for smart people, but they really look for nice people. Don't just sell your brains, but also show that you've got personality and quirkiness.

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  • Camille from Sammamish, WA
  • Jun-23-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The race or competition is getting accepted to the school, after you get accepted - no matter what financial difficulties you have, the school will find a way for you to pay for school. The race is over once you get accepted! MIT looks for well-rounded students; students that experience a variety of activities and roles but also display a passion for something they love.

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  • Margaret from Cambridge, MA
  • Mar-02-2014 I am a current student here

    If you are enthusiastic about learning and want to make a difference in the world or discover something new, MIT is a great place to go. In high school I would recommend joining groups that you are sincerely interested in, and if there is no group for your interested start one of your own. Academics are important, so work hard in your classes, but more important is your drive to excel and learn. If you really want to be at MIT, do what you love to do as best as you can.

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  • Student from Oklahoma
  • Feb-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Don't botch the essays or the interview. MIT cares more about you as a person than you as a set of numbers.

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  • MIT Student
  • Feb-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Be yourself. Show off everything about yourself (your diversity!), not just the areas that you think the school would think are important. Do meaningful activities that you care about. Breadth is not better.

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