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While learning and teaching styles will continue to evolve through experimentation and research (e.g., PER), MIT should remain focused on its true strength -- mentoring.
MIT excels at mentoring with often copied programs such as UROP and UPOP as well as programs unique to MIT (e.g., ESG, GEL, etc.). Everything else can be copied and possibly delivered in a new form and for less money. The interaction with fellow (intense) students and top-notch faculty are what makes the MIT experience unique and still worth every penny.