MIT Drops SAT Subject Tests

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology will no longer consider the submission of SAT Subject Test scores. The school is not just going SAT Subject Tests-optional. As MIT is not a Common Application subscriber, the school will not offer a place on their unique application for applicants to list any SAT … 

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MIT Class of 2023 Early Action Statistics

The Early Action round for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Class of 2023 is in the books. Admissions decisions have been signed, sealed, and delivered. In all, 9,600 students applied under MIT’s non-binding Early Action policy. Of these students, 707 earned admission. It doesn’t require a mathematics degree from MIT … 

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Class of 2022

On Pi day, as per tradition, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology released its Regular Decision admissions notifications. For the MIT Class of 2022, between the Early Action and Regular Decision rounds, 21,706 students submitted applications to the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based university. In all, 1,464 of these students have earned admission. Of … 

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MIT Class of 2022 Early Action Statistics

Admissions figures are in for the Early Action round at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for the Class of 2022. In all, 9,557 students applied to MIT this Early Action cycle, marking a 13.9% increase in EA applications from last cycle. Of these 9,557 students, 664 earned admission. This equates … 

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From Goat Herding to MIT

There was a terrific Anderson Cooper piece tonight on CBS’ “60 Minutes” that featured the story of a young man, Mubarik Mohamoud, a senior at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who escaped from a life of herding goats and is now studying electrical engineering at one of the finest universities … 

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MIT Admissions Decisions

MIT admissions decisions come out on this coming Monday, the university recently announced. And in classic MIT admissions style, the university announced this in a very creative way. If you’re not familiar with the creativity in MIT’s admissions office, check out this post about MIT from 2012 in which Dean … 

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Former MIT Dean of Admissions

Just about eight years ago, we wrote about the resignation of MIT’s then Dean of Admissions, Marilee Jones. Hey, we’ve been blogging a long time! Twenty-eight years prior to her resignation from the top admissions post at MIT, Marilee Jones had applied for a job at the school and, when … 

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MIT Admissions Statistics

The MIT admissions statistics are out for the Class of 2018 and we’ve got them for you. In all, 1,419 students earned admission to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology of a total of 18,357 who applied. This marks an admission rate of 7.7%. And no article on a university’s admissions … 

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MIT Genius

We’ve got the story of an MIT genius for you. There’s an article in “The New York Times” entitled “The Boy Genius of Ulan Bator” written by Laura Pappano that we wanted to highlight for the readers of our college admissions blog. The article’s protagonist, Battushig Myanganbayar, is an extraordinary … 

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