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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Breakdown of “Social Life” at MIT

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringB+
Business - Management and AdministrationB
Chemical EngineeringA-
Civil EngineeringB
Computer EngineeringB-
Computer ScienceB
Electrical EngineeringB-
Engineering DepartmentA-
Geography and GeosciencesB+
Mechanical EngineeringB-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA
Nuclear EngineeringB-
Political ScienceA+
PreMed and MedicalA+
Urban PlanningA

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Social Life

... But most students find time to be social on weekends ...Read full comment
... There's definitely a minority (~3%) that might have some type of social problem, and lock themselves up doing work ...Read full comment
... Interested in social change or anything outside of the college bubble ...Read full comment
... For example, MIT is a very diverse place so no one really thinks twice about someone's race but people think of Humanities classes as a waste of ...Read full comment
... If you want a good social life, go out and meet people, most of them don't bite ...Read full comment
... Boston is a very fun city and the social life is pretty good here, arguably the best in Boston ...Read full comment
... There are downsides too: lots of freedom means a lot of freedom to make mistakes, academically, emotionally, socially ...Read full comment
... while there are plenty of those, there is social stratification just like in high school with jocks, stoners, people that never stop drinking, n...Read full comment
... I recommend MIT to anyone who is hell bent on succeeding in college (even at the expense of making some social sacrifices) and you can be sure t...Read full comment
... Join a frat or sorority if you want a decent social life ...Read full comment
... If you plan your work out right, you should have ample time for extracurriculars and social activities ...Read full comment
... I recommend MIT to anyone who is hell bent on succeeding in college (even at the expense of making some social sacrifices) and you can be sure t...Read full comment
... *socially inept stressed people lead to a bad combination *Homeworks are created to learn new concepts you have not been adequately taught so ...Read full comment
... The "social education" was not all that bad ...Read full comment
... Some people say going through MIT, you can pick 2 out of 3: Academics, Social life, or Sleep ...Read full comment
... By the way join a frat the social life was great and everyone came to our parties even the school next door ...Read full comment
... I found it hard to make friends in my classes -- in many social science and liberal arts departments graduate students take the same classes as ...Read full comment
... Despite rumors to the contrary, MIT has a solid humanities and social sciences school ...Read full comment
... If you want to be around some of the best minds in the country and want to analytically look at the problems in today's world (yes, engineering ...Read full comment
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