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Regeneron Science Talent Search in College Apps?

Hey everyone, I'm kind of baffled about how much weight the Regeneron Science Talent Search competition holds in college applications. Can anyone who's participated share their experience? How did you guys integrate it into your application and did colleges seem to respond positively to it? Any insights would be super appreciated!

7 months ago

Hello there! The Regeneron Science Talent Search is certainly a prestigious competition, and having it on your application could absolutely make a difference. You'll definitely want to include it in your activities section, and may also want to mention it in the additional information section, or a some of your school-specific supplemental essays, to explain the research project in more detail.

This recognition matters because it indicates a strong commitment and deep understanding of their scientific field, which matters even more if you're intending on majoring in one of the sciences. It also provides a great talking point for interviews in addition to essays, as you'll be able to describe your passion for research in concrete terms.

Hope this helps, and best of luck!

7 months ago

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