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Pre-Orientation Programs – FPOPs

Build an underwater vehicle. Make friends. Work in the Cambridge community. Learn what it means to install public interactive art. Play robotic soccer. Visit a nuclear reactor. Learn to paint. Roll your own sushi. Wear paper clothing. Learn about yourself. Challenge yourself.

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.”

Mark Twain (1835-1910) 

Each FPOP has a different focus. They are a great introduction to leadership, social, athletic, service, and academic activities at MIT, which you can read about on the individual pages linked on the side.

Students can apply for these programs via the FPOP application which is open until June 14.