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MIT Foreign Language Requirement

Hey, I'm preparing to apply to MIT and I was wondering what their foreign language requirement is? I've taken three years of Spanish in high school, but I'm not sure if that's enough. Does anyone know if they have a specific requirement? Thanks!

7 months ago

Hello! MIT doesn't have a specific foreign language requirement for admission. However, they do recommend a certain academic preparation, which includes two years of a foreign language. You've already taken three years of Spanish, which surpasses the recommended two years, so you're in good shape there already.

Remember, though, that MIT is one of the most competitive schools in the country, so ideally you should be shooting above and beyond even their official recommendations. They may be a technological institute, but mastery of a foreign language demonstrates perseverance, open-mindedness, and adaptability, which are all skills that are relevant to any field.

So, if MIT is one of your top choices, consider continuing your Spanish journey, while also making sure to stock up on advanced STEM classes, of course!

Best of luck with your application!

7 months ago

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