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Most Helpful Review for Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Aaron from Farmington Hills, MI
  • 77 out of 77 people found this review helpful

MIT is the #1 Engineering school in the nation and perhaps the world. However, even those studying other subjects have come to a University that pushes the limits of time management and, quite plainly, one's genius. This University requires its students pass Calculus I and II, Physics I and II, Biology, and Chemistry to graduate, which says a lot about the emphasis on learning.

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  • Linh from Fairfield, CA
  • Oct-07-2014 I am a current student here

    So many opportunities everywhere. Anything can be done at MIT as long as you actively pursue it! Every student here is extremely passionate about the things they do, making for an unbelievably intellectually stimulating environment.

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  • Johnny from Boca Raton, FL
  • Jul-13-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The capital of brains in the U.S. So many great people gather there, and it is also so diverse. Even merely visiting there inspires.

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

    MIT is the place where people of similar interests and personalities - from all backgrounds, come together to create wonderful new things and ideas. From the campus to the courses, the school is a magnet that attracts students that are interested in the sciences, mathematics, and engineering. You do not have to be a rocket scientist to know that this school is at the top for science-related academics.

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

    An awesome place full of students and professors who are excited to learn and teach each other, who collaborate every day on projects that advance knowledge on topics ranging from aerospace technology to brain and cognitive sciences. Not only do you receive one of the best educations available, you are part of an amazingly talented and enthusiastic group of people who live and learn together as a community. There are opportunities for everything here at MIT, including athletics, study abroad, theater and arts, and numerous research and internship opportunities all over the world.

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

    MIT is the best college in the world according to several sources, and I am inclined to agree. There is a lot of work and of course stress, but the payoff is entirely worth it in my opinion. However, more than that, I've met people who I feel I belong with.

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  • Samantha from Sylmar, CA
  • Feb-10-2014 I am a current student here

    I have truly found paradise or I hate this fracking place. Both are true all the time. This is the most stressful, most fun, and most challenging experience I have ever had, and I love it.

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  • Landon
  • Jan-01-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    MIT seems like the best school for engineering students. It seems expensive. MIT seems as academically accepted as any other school.

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  • Simon
  • Nov-29-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    There is lots of freedom given to the students. The campus is very nice and right next to the Charles river. One will definitely be challenged by the academics.

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