We prefer that students use our MIT application portal detailed in our Letters of recommendation page; however, we also accept electronic documents submitted through Naviance, SOCIR, or other methods. Regardless of where documents are submitted, recommenders must fill out the MIT-specific recommendation form. On the form, recommenders can indicate if they would like to submit their additional documents (prepared letters, school profiles, transcripts, etc.) using a third-party service.
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What if I don’t have letter grades for some of my coursework or have chosen to take a class pass/fail?At MIT Admissions, we understand that there have been many disruptions over the past few years. Some of these may have impacted your grading systems. We want you to know…
FAQ / First-year applicationOn the application, there are designated spaces to provide additional context on how the pandemic or other circumstances may have disrupted your coursework, access to testing, and extracurricular activities. If you feel it…
FAQ / First-year applicationScores cannot be redacted from applications after they have been submitted. We encourage you to look at this blog post to better understand the rationale and details of our testing requirement.