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Do professors have a say in admissions?

Do professors have a say in admissions?

Most professors have little impact on the decisions that the admissions office may make. They are teachers, and trust that their administrative colleagues in the admission office will admit and yield the best students for the university who may ultimately end up in one of their classrooms.

What do college admissions look for?

Admissions officers look at “hard factors” (GPA, grades, and test scores) and “soft factors” (essays, extracurricular activities, recommendations, and demonstrated interest) to gain a full picture of applicants.

How do I apply to intern in the Media Lab?

Undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors can apply to intern in the Lab through the MIT Summer Research Program (mit.edu/msrp). MIT undergraduates can participate in Media Lab research through MIT’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program ( UROP ).

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Can I take a tour of the Media Lab?

The Media Lab does not offer tours. If you wish to visit, you should contact specific faculty members to make arrangements to meet with them and their graduate students. Research and contact information is available on our website. Didn’t find the answer you were looking for?

Can MIT send your test results to your application?

Yes they can if necessary. Make sure you send your scores electronically to MIT Graduate Admissions and your test results will be routed directly to your application as soon as they arrive. When will I learn if I have been admitted? Admission letters are emailed out in March. No information is given out by telephone.

What is the deadline for applying to the Media Lab’s graduate program?

December 1 is the firm deadline for all applications. What is the cost of the Media Lab’s graduate program? All MAS graduate students are currently fully supported (tuition, medical insurance, plus a stipend). Do you require GRE scores? No, MAS does not require or use GRE scores.