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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Computer Science Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 22/2
Student Surveys
(in Computer Science)
24
Males: 20, Females: 4
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.2
 

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 A-
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 A-

Stanford University
 B+
Princeton University
 B+
Yale University
 A-
Cornell University
 A-
University of California - Berkeley
 A-
Brown University
 A
Columbia University in the City of New York
 B
F
A+

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:4.6 Highest
Actual difficulty:4.5 High
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect


English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English10-20%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities

Computer Science:

Hard hard school, but probably worth it. Think before coming. Join a frat or sorority if you want a decent social life. Boston is cool if you ever hav...
I learned to think at MIT. I met friends I kept for life. I've been able to network with MIT Alumni after graduation, providing interesting events a...
I did my S.B. in math & EECS (+ M.Eng) so I had the opportunity to work with people in the two departments. My general impression of engineering stud...
MIT is the #1 school for CS and Engineering, IMHO, but life sucks being here. I wish I had applied to Stanford.
this college rocks in so many ways. its a ridiculous amount of work but there are people to help, and i feel as if the work will really pay off later...
I did my S.B. in math & EECS so I had the opportunity to work with people in the two departments. My general impression of engineering students was t...
A lot of people here seem to be way too stressed out with all their work. Yes, there is a lot of work, and yes, it's hard, but people need to have mo...
Choosing to attend this school is one of the best decisions I ever made. Be warned though, this place is not for everybody. The education here has a v...
The work is not super intensive and not hard. You have to put a lot of time and effort in, but the hardest part about that is there is so much to do h...
Very strong programs, hard classes, but I like it.
Dude, MIT Rocks. Ok, now that I have that out of the way, and anyone who judges reviews by the first line has stopped reading: MIT is actually pre...
Good school - expect to do tons of work to survive, even if you are very very smart.
Not enough freedom to do your own thing
MIT is an adventure of a lifetime. You can do pretty much whatever you want here. If you get a TA who does not speak English to your satisfaction, you...
MIT is a great place to be! The surrounding city is great, and the students are generally friendly and approachable. The workload is quite hectic, but...
MIT is an amazing. No other school can top the charts every year in more than a handful of engineering majors. People here are truely brilliant and ...
MIT strives to teach you a lot. In some classes here you cover in one semester what in other schools maybe covered in two semesters. The assumption ...
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