There aren't any special courses that would increase your chances of getting into MIT. However it is important to have good preparation in math and science and also to avail yourself of courses or opportunities that introduce you to engineering.
The 2017 EngineerGirl Essay Contest is now open! Students (both boys and girls) in grades 3-12 can submit an essay with their engineering ideas for helping vulnerable and endangered animals. See more about the contest! Also, come see us at this year's Invent It Build It Expo on October 29th in Philadelphia!