Graduate Writing Exam: Dates & Deadlines

The 2021 Graduate Writing Exam dates are as follows. All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

Summer GWE Dates & Deadlines
Registration Opens* Monday, May 17, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT
Registration Closes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT
Exam Opens Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT
Essay Due Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT
Graduate Administrators receive exam results August 2021 (Summer) or October 2021 (Make-Up)
Make-Up GWE Dates & Deadlines
Registration Opens* Monday, May 17, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT
Registration Closes Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT
Exam Opens Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT
Essay Due Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT

*You must register in advance to take the online GWE. Please register promptly to ensure that you can access the online system. Click here to access the MIT Essay Evaluation Site.  

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