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How can I get involved in research as an undergraduate?

Hey guys! I'm a high school junior and I'm really interested in doing research in college. How can I get involved in research as an undergraduate? Are there any specific programs or opportunities I should look for when researching colleges? Thanks!

9 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're already thinking about research opportunities as a high school junior. Many colleges offer undergraduate research opportunities, and there are definitely some things you can look for when researching colleges. First, check if the college has a research focus in the field you're interested in. You can typically find this information on the college's website, under their academic programs or research departments. Next, look for colleges with undergraduate research programs or initiatives. Some colleges have specific programs designed to support undergraduates in research, like the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) at MIT or the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship program at various colleges. Another thing to consider is the size of the institution. Smaller colleges may offer more personalized attention from faculty, which could lead to research opportunities, while larger universities might have more established research programs and resources. Finally, once you are enrolled in a college, make sure to build relationships with your professors. Express your interest in research early on, and they may be able to connect you with opportunities or even involve you in their own research projects. Good luck on your college research journey!

9 months ago

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