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The Standard: Cohort 2 Application


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Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in The Standard!

Application deadline: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 @ 11:59pm

Please direct questions to


Application Steps:

1. Prepare your uploadable documents:

  • biographic video (Please upload to Dropbox and submit share link via the application webform)
  • current headshot (GIF, JPG, or PNG formats only - upload on the application webform)

Biographic video guidelines:

  • Create video that is roughly 3 minutes in length (please do not exceed 3.5 minutes)
  • Prompts required to answer:
    • Your name
    • Your intended major
    • Your hometown
    • Your hobbies
    • Why do you want to join The Standard? What are you looking to gain?
  • Optional prompts:
    • What does "community" mean to you? What kind of community are you looking for at MIT?
    • Describe your perception of MIT's culture
  • If you have any difficulties producing the biographic video, please email and we can assist you.

2. Complete the applicant form and upload the required documents. Completing the form will take about 15-20 minutes. Please note that you cannot save your work and finish at a later time.


Your application is considered complete when all components (uploadable documents and applicant form) have been submitted.

Application deadline (all parts submitted) is Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 11:59pm.