Programs & Services

Talented Scholars Resource Room (TSR^2)


For nearly 30 years, the Talented Scholars Resource Room (TSR^2) has provided academic support and resources to MIT undergraduate students in a variety of subjects, with a focus on first year General Institute Requirements (GIR’s). The TSR^2 is located in 16-159 and offers p-set nights, exam reviews and one-on-one appointments that are led by teaching assistants (TAs) who are academically advanced upperclassmen or graduate students. These academic resources are free of charge, and are available during each semester. The TSR^2 also provides students with a space for individual study, and serves as a place to lounge in between or after classes.


The TSR^2 provides:

Encouraging Success

Students who take advantage of the TSR^2 services will likely:

  • Improve their academic performance
  • Gain in-depth understanding of the material covered in class
  • Complete assignments more efficiently
  • Prepare for exams more thoroughly
  • Develop better study skills


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