If you’re a graduate student, how do you think you’ll view your MIT experience once you graduate? In order to get the answers to questions, like how worthy the degree has actually turned out to be in real life, how satisfied the graduates are, and what is the range of salary a MIT graduate receives, MIT’s Office of the Dean for Graduate Education has surveyed alumni who graduated in 1987, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2007, and 2008. Among the 15,806 total graduate alumni, 3,692 responded, giving an overall response rate of 31 percent for Doctoral Alumni and 20 percent for MBA and other Master’s Alumni..
This weekend, MIT takes up a lively, festive appearance as the Institute gears up for the Class of 2017’s Campus Preview Weekend (CPW). 1085 prospective freshmen (or prefrosh) arrived on campus, with about 800 parents. They traveled from all over the world, with 28 international students from Australia, the United Kingdom, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Belgium, Switzerland, Japan, Russia and Canada. The Tech roamed around campus to chat with prefrosh to see how they’re spending their CPW. Here’s a look at some of the highlights.