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MIT Admissions Office Imagines What It’d Be Like To Send Acceptance Letters Via Drone

The prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology admissions office announced its plans for accepting students into the freshman class of 2019 on Sunday with an interesting video. After completing a form, a professorial type puts it in a silver tube and leaves it in a warehouse. Then this guy picks it up:

This is an admissions delivery drone, a hypothetical electronic beast dreamed up by the admissions office to promote the coming admissions cycle for the class of 2019. Applicants eager to find out whether their’s is an acceptance, a denial, or a wait-listed status will find out on a rather appropriate day next week:

MIT Regular Action admissions decisions will be available online on Saturday, March 14, 2015, beginning at 9:26 AM ET.

Read as 3/14/15 9:26, that’s the first eight digits of Pi. Oh, and Saturday, March 15 is “Pi Day” — just in case you didn’t already know.

(MIT Admissions via BostInno)

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