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  • Afford / Cost & affordability

    How to apply for aid

    paint a detailed picture of what kind of aid you’ll need to be able to attend MIT affordably. Three steps to apply for aid. FAFSA: the form you need to fill out to receive any federal or state student aid CSS
  • Apply / Preparing for MIT

    What to do in high school

    have different resources. It is our job as admissions officers to sift ... creative hands-on problem-solving to prepare students to solve the toughest ... to these subjects, students are also required to take a robust set of
  • Apply / Preparing for MIT

    Be yourself!

    The most important way to prepare for MIT is to focus on ... expectations around the narrow goal of trying to get into MIT. As our Dean Stu Schmill wrote: In simple terms, we want students to pursue the things that
  • Help / Contact

    Visit our office

    [intro]Admissions at MIT Welcome Center[/intro] If you plan to visit ... Center The Welcome Center is open from 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday ... Please do not send application materials to this address. If you must mail
  • Apply / Parents and educators

    Advising your students

    ways to define the best, and we think it’s important that young people be ... terms, we want students to pursue the things that interest them with energy and enthusiasm. We want students to make decisions that are
  • Apply / Transfer applicants

    Returning students

    Secondary school materials Some students apply to us after an ... experiences of students returning to higher education. At the same time, we need to evaluate students against a common baseline of preparation for a
  • Apply / Parents and educators

    For parents

    enough to take the social and intellectual risks that make college really worthwhile. In order to best understand how this process works, we encourage you to review information we've posted about the first-year application
  • Pages

    First-year learning communities

    , you move to a new city, live with a new roommate, enroll in new classes ... trying to navigate your new life! Amidst the huge changes, some students ... . These groups help to provide a close-knit community and academic environment to
  • Discover / Life and culture

    Eating at MIT

    [intro]You can choose to join a conventional meal plan with access to ... setting. [/intro] Everyone prefers to eat differently: alone or together ...  approach to housing, we give our students options about where, how, and what to
  • Apply / Transfer applicants


    their service, and we are proud to support a community of veterans on ... forward to supporting you through the admissions process. How to apply ... prospective students. While most veterans are eligible to apply for transfer
  • Pages

    Biological & Chemical Studies

    [intro]At MIT, you will use everyday building blocks of the world to ... at MIT are using the bioluminescent properties of fireflies to make ... . One day, these plants could be bright enough to use as a desk lamp! To
  • Help / Contact

    Via mail

    find our mailing address below. We'll get back to you much faster via ... -related documents to us for some reason—or if you would like to mail us something not related to an application—you can send it to: Massachusetts Institute of
  • Discover / The MIT education

    General Institute Requirements

    practical discovery and improvement.” To achieve this diverse education ... , including three to four in a concentration of your choice Communication ... relevant to your major, to develop effective writing and speaking skills
  • Student life at MIT

    likely get 4,500 unique answers from each of our undergrads as to what a ... freely from lectures to labs, from dance floors to darkrooms, from study breaks to startup meetings, from dining halls to family dinners. We could
  • Next steps

    [intro]You made it to the end of our virtual visit experience! We hope it helped you get to know MIT and the students that make this place so special. Before you go, we have some final resources for you to take
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    WISE 2022

    [intro]WISE is a three-day program for rising seniors to learn what it's like to be an MIT student![/intro] The Weekend Immersion in ... transportation to and from MIT. We strongly encourage students from
  • Apply / First-year applicants

    Early vs Regular

    fine to apply during either cycle. We do not have a preference, and there is no strategic benefit to applying in one vs the other. We have two ... period, devoting more time to each application, and 2) it provides
  • Maps, directions, parking

    MIT section of our site. The Welcome Center is open from 9 AM to 6 PM ... Street, Cambridge, MA 02142 Getting to the Welcome Center The MBTA's Red Line is your best option to get to the Welcome Center! Depending on where