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Describe the world you come from; for example, your family, clubs, school, community, city, or town. How has that world shaped your dreams and aspirations?
Pick what field of study at MIT appeals to you the most right now, and tell us more about why this field of study appeals to you
We know you lead a busy life, full of activities, many of which are required of you. Tell us about something you do simply for the pleasure of it.
At MIT, we bring people together to better the lives of others. MIT students work to improve their communities in different ways, from tackling the world’s biggest challenges to being a good friend. Describe one way in which you have contributed to your community, whether in your family, the classroom, your neighborhood, etc.
Tell us about the most significant challenge you’ve faced or something important that didn’t go according to plan. How did you manage the situation?
There is also one final, open-ended, additional-information text box where you can tell us anything else you think we really ought to know.