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Do I have to take SATs if I’m in college?
Yes. Every applicant must meet the same
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Am I eligible to apply for transfer admission?
MIT admits a small number of interesting, talented transfer students every year. Unfortunately, we’re very limited to how many students we can accept. If you’ve completed two or more terms…
Are SATs waived if they’re not available in my country?
Unfortunately, we don’t waive testing requirements. Students from countries where the SAT is not offered (like Iran and parts of the People’s Republic of China) will be considered without a…
Are there other classes I should take beyond the recommended coursework?
While we can’t recommend specific classes, you may want to compare the courses offered at your institution to MIT’s by referring to the MIT Bulletin (Course and Degree Catalog). You’ll find descriptions…
Can I apply for transfer admission if I haven’t completed all the recommended coursework?
Yes. However, at the very least, you should have one year of calculus (or higher level of math, whichever meets your ability level) and calculus-based physics. It’s rare that an…
Can I apply for transfer admission if I’m a first-year college student?
Yes, because you finished high school and will complete two terms of college by the time you enter MIT in the fall, you are eligible to apply as a transfer…