MIT is widely known as one of the best universities in the world and it is currently holds first position in the QS World University Rankings. It also places first for 12 subject areas. Need we say more!
MIT is a nerve-centre of high-impact research and has been at the heart of cutting-edge breakthroughs across disciplines such as Engineering, Computer Science and Maths
Attend MIT and you will have the chance to study under some of the most acclaimed professors in the world. One of its most famous current faculty members is linguist and activist Noam Chomsky, who is one of the most cited scholars of all time.
MIT's educational philosophy 'mens et manus' reinforces its emphasis on practical as well as conceptual understanding. Any MIT student will tell you that they spend just as much time in intense lab classes as they do learning theory!
MIT's undergraduate student body is approximately half the size of Cambridge University's, meaning that students enjoy small class sizes and intensive teaching.
There is a stronger emphasis on extracurriculars at MIT than many people realise and it is home to many passionate artists, musicians and athletes. With many clubs available to choose from, you will be spoilt for choice!
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is widely known as a centre for scientific and technological research. Situated in Boston, MA, it attracts students who excel in maths, science and engineering and challenges them above and beyond what they might've thought possible so that they are primed to go on and make the world a better place.
Each year, thousands of ambitious students apply for a place at MIT, but the competition is notoriously fierce, with many applicants having published research papers and achieved gold medals in International Maths Olympiads. So, how do you know if you have what it takes to compete? Book a complimentary university strategy meeting with the Crimson team today and find out!
Top US universities are looking for the leaders and change-makers of tomorrow. As a result, they attract - and seek - well-rounded students who are not only eager to learn but likely to inspire others.
Whilst strong academics are a must, students must also demonstrate extracurricular engagement and clear personal qualities.
In short, good grades are not enough!
Alongside A/A* grades top universities would look for 1500+ SAT / 32+ ACT scores. However good scores alone are not enough to gain you admission!
They want to see evidence of consistent extracurricular engagement in something you're passionate about. They also want to see evidence of leadership; students who take on responsibility and inspire those around them.
This is your opportunity for the Admissions Officer to really get to know you, it's a reflective, creative and personal essay. But, they are more interested in the effect the event had on you than the story itself.
Admissions Officers want to ensure that their university is the best fit for both you and them. They are looking for students that will compliment both the classroom dormitory atmosphere.
Applying to top universities is a difficult task which is why so many students seek external support.
Each of our programmes are tailored to the student and are delivered by a carefully selected team of mentors who provide focused support with every aspect of the process.
We are proud to say that students who work with us are up to 4x as likely to get into their dream university than those who apply alone.
By speaking to one of our Academic Advisors you can expect:
Multi-year support with application preparation and submission with the help of a personalised roadmap.
One-to-one sessions covering test content, technique and confidence for the best chance of getting a great score.
Support with essay statement ideation, tone, language and structure as well as multi-draft feedback.
Extracurricular and leadership project planning, execution and reporting to ensure passion and impact are demonstrated in the application.
Coaching on how to answer common questions and communicate a story persuasively.
Guidance on the options, requirements and help completing necessary paperwork.
The words of brilliant Crimson students who achieved their goals working with us
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