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Accepted to MIT EA...but should I apply to more?

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Replies to: Accepted to MIT EA...but should I apply to more?

  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus Registered User Posts: 74,593 Senior Member
    Assuming that you and your parents can afford MIT, you now have it as a safety...

    So now you can concentrate on applying only to other schools which you may choose over MIT for whatever reason.
  • dodgersmomdodgersmom Registered User Posts: 7,313 Senior Member
    I'd suggest spending some time on the MIT forum here on CC to get an "insider's" view of the school.

    The MIT admissions blog also has a number of students who post - that might give you some additional insight into the school.
  • rhg3rdrhg3rd Registered User Posts: 947 Member
    Don't bother. The only two universities that beat MIT in cross-admits are Yale and Harvard.
  • unicameral2013unicameral2013 - Posts: 830 Member
    Yeah pd2013 I applied to several low matches/safeties cause I was freaking out about being rejected everywhere lol. But y'know, any way you slice it, our current predicament is probably one of the most luxurious "problems" to have. :p
  • pd2013pd2013 Registered User Posts: 40 Junior Member
    Thanks for all the responses, everyone!
  • rebel11rebel11 - Posts: 519 Member
    My nephew is a PHD candidate in Micro Biology @ MIT. He loves it. He went undergrad to Carnegie Mellon.
  • SpaceDuckSpaceDuck Registered User Posts: 527 Member
    I also was accepted EA to MIT. I applied to Princeton as well.

    Right now it's a matter of which school will provide FA, if I am admitted to Princeton (not counting on it).

    If I don't get into Princeton, I will be quite happy at MIT (#1 choice plus I visted and liked the campus somewhat, I don't think I appreciated it fully at the time because I visited Harvard right before lol.)

    Go for it, apply to other schools. It doesn't hurt to try!
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