How can research projects increase your chance of getting into Stanford?
When college admissions officers are reading tens of thousands of resumes per year, you need more than grades to stand out on your applications. Research projects that are the best way to show your passion, originality and dedication.
Pillars of Stanford's Holistic Admissions
Achievements in Context of background and environment
Polygence Project Benefits
Challenge yourself and show you take initiative
Explore your passions and have opportunities to showcase them
Show your originality and what you will contribute to the Stanford community
What is Polygence?
Leverage your academic interests
Online from anywhere
Work one-on-one with a researcher in the field
Receive personal feedback and advice from an academic expert
Learn insider tips on research positions
Earn college credit from the University of California
Get a headstart in applying research methods
Write a research paper
Present at a conference
Launch your app
Produce a podcast
Write a novel
Publish a paper
Polygence and Stanford University research partnership
We have partnered with Stanford University to provide state-of-the-art pedagogical training for our mentors.
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"There is an exciting movement by companies like Polygence to bring evidence-based teaching and learning practices that we have established in face-to-face context into the online classroom."
- Matthew Rascoff, Vice Provost of Stanford University
“Nearly one-third of the admitted students engaged in academic research during their time in high school, many earning national and international accolades for research that is already pushing the boundaries of academic discovery."
- E. Whitney Soule, Vice Provost and Dean of Admissions, UPenn
“In many circumstances, an applicant receiving a “1” academic rating has submitted academic work of some kind that is reviewed by a faculty member.”
- Harvard Statement of Material Facts
Want to learn more?
Speak with an Admissons Advisor to learn how a Polygence project can help you unlock their passions.