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College Admissions Essay: The MIT Application

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In the MIT application, we're not looking for one long, highly-polished essay. Instead, interspersed throughout the application will be short answer questions designed to help us get to know you. Just be yourself.
We know you lead a busy life, full of activities, many of which are required of you. Tell us about something you do for the pleasure of it. (*)(100 words or fewer) A jounrey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Many years back, I took that very first step when I decided to run, and a thousand miles later, I am still running. Litorally. Ive done the math. Now some people say they love running because “running is fun” and that they “feel great when running.” Those people are liars. Running is painful, demanding, and draining. I run because after balancing multiple AP classes, family responsibilities, other extracurriculars and a social life, i need an outlet for stress, and the best one i've found is pouring that frustration into five miles of hard pavement. I run so that I can look at myself in the
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I want to go to MIT for their school of Engineering. Shocking I know. And I want to major in computer science nonetheless. Okay that's enough of the sarcasm, even I'm getting sick of it by now. But why? Well for one it MIT is on the top of pretty much every list when it comes to technical schools. But also because the computer science course is in the school of engineering. Now they say you should know what you know and know what you don't know. We'll I'm an eighteen year old kid that has no problem admitting that I am not certain about what I want to do the rest of my life. I feel a strong pull towards engineering. My ……… engineer aunts uncle and cousins have given me that. But it would be a comfort to know that if computer science is not the course for me, I am already in the school of Engineering, and can find something that I do enjoy and can excellent
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