Welcome to ESG

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Established in 1969, the Experimental Study Group (ESG) is the oldest of the four freshman learning communities at MIT.  It offers instruction in the core freshman subjects of biology, chemistry, math and physics through small, discussion-based classes designed for freshmen who are interested in taking an active role in their education.  Instruction takes place in a 14-room suite on the top floor of one of the central buildings on campus; 10 MIT staff and faculty members and 25 upperclass teaching assistants serve as the program's instructors.  Academics are supplemented by a variety of community activities, including weekly luncheons, evening study sessions, and weekend trips.

 

 

June 2014 Alumni Reunions (to be held at ESG)

Friday June 6, 3-5 p.m.                                

Informal reception for ESG  alumni & graduating seniors - refreshments served

Sunday June 8, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.          

Alumni networking brunch:  a chance to meet with other alumni and current ESG staff and students) and talk about ways to get alumni more  connected with ESG and with each other, including  mentoring freshmen, attending alumni-student get togethers,  joining our alumni steering committee, raising funds to support our educational initiatives, and participating in ESG activities in the Seattle, SF, LA, DC, Seattle and Boston areas) - RSVP to Holly by June 1st (hbsweet@mit.edu)

 

Vlogging ESG

Want to know more about what it's like to be a part of the ESG community? Check out the ESG Vlogs on YouTube.