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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)
Males: 20, Females: 4
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.2

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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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:

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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
MIT is the #1 school for CS and Engineering, IMHO, but life sucks being here. I wish I had applied to Stanford.
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...
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...
Good school - expect to do tons of work to survive, even if you are very very smart.
Very strong programs, hard classes, but I like it.
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 a great place to be! The surrounding city is great, and the students are generally friendly and approachable. The workload is quite hectic, but...
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...
Not enough freedom to do your own thing
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