What does an MIT interview mean?
What are MIT interviews like?
The interview is really more of a two-way conversation than a formal interview, and we are happy to answer questions from students. Feel free to ask us about the classes we took, how we decided what to major in, where we lived, our activities, if we missed home, etc.
Do MIT interviews matter?
MIT admissions would be the place to go for actual statistics, but as I understand it, the interview matters. If you apply to MIT, you should interview. A strong interview definitely helps your chances of being admitted. An average or bad interview does not help, but is not likely in itself to crush your application.
How do you qualify for MIT?
While MIT doesn’t require specific high school courses for admission, it does recommend the following courses:
- One year of high school physics.
- One year of high school chemistry.
- One year of high school biology.
- Math, through calculus.
- Two years of a foreign language.
- Four years of English.
Does everyone get MIT interview?
Interviews are not a required part of the MIT application. While we try to offer as many interviews as we can, we have limited availability and may not able to offer interviews to all applicants. If your interview is waived, it will not put you at a disadvantage in the admissions process.
Who gets an MIT interview?
Once you complete Parts 1 and 2 of the application, you’ll be contacted by an Educational Counselor (EC), who will be the person doing your interview. The EC is an alum of MIT who conducts interviews, and there are over 5,000 of them around the world. You and your EC will set up an interview at a place near you.
Is it easier to get into MIT than IIT?
MIT is widely held as the world’s best engineering and technology college. “Exams of MIT are much easier than JEE Advanced. It’s the toughest exam because there is a time constraint in it, MIT or any other US institutions doesn’t have an entrance exam.
What is the average GPA to get into MIT?