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At the beginning of freshman year, I madeQuite BrightChemical Engineering
At the beginning of freshman year, I made the mistake of thinking I could keep my study habits from high school and still succeed academically. Luckily, MIT's first semester is pass/no record, so my adjustment to harder coursework (and the resulting C in one of my classes) did not negatively affect my GPA. There are so many resources on campus, and I learned to use tutoring sessions and office hours. I have been able to make a close group of friends with high standards, and we often study together. I believe that forming study groups, reading the textbooks, and maintaining a hobby/escape (mine is running) are essential to succeeding at MIT.
1st Year Female -- Class 2013
Education Quality: A+, Campus Aesthetics: C+
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I know it's notQuite BrightMath
I know it's not for everyone, but MIT has been awesome for me. It's like everything good you could have imagined about college (especially as compared to high school) rolled into one.
1st Year Male -- Class 2012
Education Quality: A, Campus Aesthetics: C-
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The past two yearsQuite BrightMath
The past two years at MIT have been awesome. I love it here, people are very nice and interested in similar subjects, and easy to make friends with. The work is almost always garanteed to be interesting and you can challenge yourself as much as you like.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2012
Education Quality: A+, Social Life: B-
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