By Leah Schouten
LGO Admissions and Career Development Coordinator
As fall is swiftly approaching, applicants are beginning to gear-up for graduate admissions season. Though the application process may seem daunting, at MIT LGO we strive to make things as smooth and transparent as possible. I hope that the rest of this blog will help you find ways to learn more about MIT LGO as well as answer some basic questions about the admissions process.
How can I learn more about the LGO program?
The new MIT LGO brochure: We are excited to release our new LGO brochure. Download the brochure here to uncover the history and mission of LGO, learn about the academic program, read alumni profiles, explore internship opportunities, and discover what sets MIT LGO apart from all other programs.
To learn more about LGO, download our new brochure!
LGO Ambassadors program: We invite you to participate in our student-run Ambassadors Program. While hosted by current LGOs, you will attend classes, enjoy lunch, walk around campus, and have the opportunity to interact with LGO students, faculty, and staff. The Ambassadors Program is scheduled in the fall semester and will provide the chance to experience a day in the life of an LGO. To schedule your visit, please email email@example.com.
Ambassador Day & Information Evening: Our annual Ambassador Day & Information Evening has been scheduled for October 25th, 2010. During this highly interactive day and night session, you will attend classes, tour MIT, listen to student and alumni panels, hear a presentation from the program director, and get all your questions answered. To RSVP, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Blogs: We are thrilled to introduce a new group of LGO student bloggers from the newly admitted Class of 2012. Reading first and second year blogs will give you a fun and informal inside view of what LGO is all about. We encourage you to connect with our student bloggers, http://lgo-blog.mit.edu/.
LGO/MBA Online Chat: Join MIT Sloan and an LGO admissions representative on the next MBA online chat on August 25th, 2010 at 12 noon. Visit the MIT Sloan MBA website for more details.
What are the application basics?
Submit your application to LGO through either the MIT Sloan School of Management or the MIT School of Engineering by December 15, 2010. The application must include:
- Cover letter (if applying through MIT Sloan) or Statement of Objectives (if applying through MIT School of Engineering)
- Five essays
- Three letters of recommendation
- Test scores
For complete details, be sure to visit our Admissions Process section.
LGO interviews are conducted by invitation only. We will send interview invitations beginning in January.
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