Graduate Application Resources for Prospective Students

Graduate Application Assistance Program

MIT is committed to fostering a diverse student body and research workforce. At the forefront of this commitment is cultivating a diverse and competitive applicant pool for our graduate programs at MIT.

The Graduate Application Assistance Program (GAAP) is a student-led initiative designed to help prospective applicants, particularly those from identities historically underrepresented in graduate education, navigate the MIT Admissions process. 

  • Connect with a student mentor to receive advice on the MIT application process and feedback on application materials 
  • Learn more about student life at MIT, areas of study and resources that support student development

Please note: MIT’s Graduate Application Assistance Programs are volunteer-based and student-run. GAAPs operate independently of program admission committees and are not considered a component of the admissions process.  

GAAP Programs Listserv contactPersonal contact emailContact nameWebsite
BCS AAP (Brain and Cognitive Sciences …)bcs-aap@mit.edumhapp@mit.eduMichael HappWebsite
BEAAP (Biological Engineering Application Assistance Program)beaap@mit.eduviraat@mit.eduViraat GoelWebsite
CAMP (Chemistry Application Mentor Program)
Rachael Fuller
Jennifer Weisman
ChAMP (ChemE Application Mentorship Program)  Melanie CharetteWebsite
DMSE DAAPdmse-daap@mit.edueladdy@mit.eduElad Deiss-YehielyWebsite
Economics GAAPaerusso@mit.eduAnna RussoWebsite
EECS GAAPeecsgaap@mit.eduellawass@mit.eduElla WassweilerWebsite
GAAP (Graduate Application Assistance Program) noellew@mit.eduNoelle WakefieldNone
IDSS GAAPidss-gaap@mit.eduNone
MAAP (MEMP Application Assistance Program)maap@mit.edunmsingh@mit.eduNalini SinghNone
NSE (just getting started)Nonebielajew@mit.eduRachel BielajewNone
PASS (Peer Application Support Service, DUSP)sccrecruit@gmail.comWebsite
PhysGAAP (Physics) dominika@mit.eduSydney Miller
Dominika Durovicikova
Postdoc kylemd@mit.eduLauren Maiorino & Kyle DiederichsenNone