haha, thanks coffeeandtea.
btw, all of the MITES classes are taught by TAs, but they ARE MIT classes, it won't be a walk in the park.
I made SO many good friends from E2! definitely lifelong ones, and i know for sure I will attend school (if not MIT) with at least a few of them. definitely great memories, the last night was so sad.
anyways, again, good luck
btw, your race doesn't matter. there were black americans, hispanic americans, asian americans, native americans, white americans, and even students who were directly from another country (ie first generation in america). don't think being a minority will get you in, MITES moved away from that "strictly minority" policy a few years back after some controversy.