Summer research programs
How competitive are the stem research summer programs? What stats and EC’s do they look for?
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The top tier stem research summer programs are extremely competitive. For example, RSI has about 1600 applicants and only 80 spots. They're looking for high test scores (33+ on ACT, probably 1500+ for the SAT) on standardized tests, and extracurriculars you're passionate about, preferably with leadership positions.
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