New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Top Questions

What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?


I wish I had known the level of the rigor the school demands. The classes move quickly and are comprehensive. Coming into the environment not expecting or fully comprehening the level of work I would have to put in was shocking. The sheer level of the classes brings a studious level of commitment .


I wish I had known the general degree requirements. I wish I had known that there isn't as much help from the administrative side of the school once you are actually attending the school. I wish I had known that there really as much financial aid as they like to make it seem like there is.


AP exams are important!


Severe lack of women students. Many students have 50% of the semester spending over 60 hours of week on school (plus another 18 or so in classes).