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When should I apply to MIT?

When should I apply to MIT?

When to apply. Most U.S. students apply to MIT at the beginning of their final year of high school, and international applicants should do the same. Only accepted students are required to send final grades, and we understand that they will not be available until the summer months. Most applicants are 17–19 years of age.

Is MIT considered to be an international or domestic student?

If you are in the process of obtaining a green card, then you are considered by MIT to be an international student. If you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, then you are considered a domestic applicant.

Can a STEM student apply for a 24 month extension?

If you have earned a degree in certain science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, you may apply for a 24-month extension of your post-completion OPT employment authorization if you: Are an F-1 student who received a STEM degree included on the STEM Designated Degree Program List (PDF);

Why study internationally at Stanford?

International students have been an integral part of the university from its inception. Stanford is committed to enrolling a student body that includes students from around the world. The interactions among students with different backgrounds and experiences create a dynamic environment in which to learn and live.

Can undocumented students apply to MIT graduate programs?

Yes. Applicants to MIT graduate programs who have undocumented status are eligible to apply as international students, based on the same policy explained under the Undocumented Student section of the main Admissions Office website.

Is 1430/2150 a bad score for MIT?

But there are a lot of people who think that it is a bad score, and there are certainly a lot of people who think you can’t get into MIT with a 1430/2150, especially if your math score is sub-700. The one thing I always had going for me was that I was very involved in the performing arts at my high school.

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Is MIT a good place to major in cognitive science?

Sure, it was part of it — I knew MIT had a Brain and Cognitive Sciences department, and I knew that’s what I wanted to major in, and, hey, if one of the professors in the department wrote awesome, popular books, it sounded like a good place to be.