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Frequently Asked Questions: Interview

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    What is the interview deadline?

    There isn’t a specific deadline for the interview. Students submit their application by November 1 for Early Action or January 1 for Regular Action. After you submit your Part 1,…
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    What is the interview process?

    Interviews are conducted from October through mid-November for Early Action and December through mid-January for Regular Action. After you submit your application, you may be contacted by an Educational Counselor…
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    Can I have my interview on campus?

    Unfortunately, we don’t conduct any interviews on campus. Interviews are conducted near your home. Most ECs will suggest meeting at a mutually agreed upon site like a local coffeehouse, restaurant,…
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    Do alumni conduct interviews?

    MIT’s Alumni Association is involved with everything MIT—from providing admission interviews all over the world, to sharing in commencement exercises 50 years after their own graduation! They’re members of one…
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    What if my interview is waived?

    Unfortunately, even with over 5,000 alumni volunteer Educational Counselors all over the world, we’re not able to arrange an interview for every applicant. If there are no alumni/ae volunteering to interview…