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MIT application deadline?

Hey guys! I'm looking at applying to MIT next fall and was wondering if anyone knows the deadline for their application? Any advice on applying to MIT would also be awesome. Thanks in advance!

7 months ago

Hey there! MIT has two deadlines for submitting undergraduate applications:

1. Early Action (EA) - November 1st

2. Regular Decision (RD) - January 1st

In terms of advice for applying to MIT, here are a few suggestions:

1. Demonstrate strong academic performance: MIT values students with a solid foundation in math and science, so aim for top grades and rigorous courses in these subjects.

2. Take challenging standardized tests: Although MIT was test-optional due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as of the 2023-2024 application cycle, they now require tests. Make sure you have strong SAT or ACT scores within or above the middle 50% posted on MIT's website.

3. Emphasize your "spike": As mentioned earlier, top colleges like MIT seek applicants with a well-developed specialty. Show your dedication and achievements in your chosen field.

4. Showcase genuine interest: MIT is not just looking for smart students but also those who truly want to be at MIT. Visit campus, attend virtual events, connect with current students, and reach out to local admissions representatives to demonstrate your enthusiasm.

5. Prepare strong essays: Your essays are a chance to showcase your personality, interests, and experiences. Avoid cliché topics and focus on unique stories that convey who you are and why you'd be a great fit for MIT.

6. Obtain quality recommendation letters: Choose teachers, mentors, or coaches who know you well and can speak about your achievements, character, and growth.

Lastly, apply Early Action if you're sure about MIT and have a strong application ready by November 1st. Early Action may provide a small admissions advantage over Regular Decision. Good luck with your application!

7 months ago

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