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Welcome to Partnerships at Polygence

Experience firsthand the authentic personal and academic development students undergo when they do what they love and create something real.

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Partner Benefits

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Monitor student progress

Our custom dashboard helps counselors check student project status, invite students with one click & more.

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Pass on program discounts

Polygence partners can share their discount with students - no commitments or minimums required.

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Dedicated support

Polygence partners get matched with a success manager to provide real-time support.

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Get invited to partner events

Professional development workshops, speaker events, lunch & learns. Our partners become part of a vibrant community.

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Partner-only resources

Get exclusive access to resources that can make your work easier- like our Showcasing Opportunity database.

Who We Are

Founded in 2019, Polygence has helped thousands of students turn their passion into tangible achievement with personalized, mentored research.

Developing Tomorrow’s Problem Solvers

Polygence students build the critical thinking skills and tenacity they’ll need to take on the complex and open-ended problems of the future.

Empowering Through Student-Led Learning

Designed with Stanford professors, our mentor training program leverages collaborative learning principles to inspire academic and personal growth.

Democratizing Access to Opportunity

Through Polygence's network and scholarship program, we're deeply committed to expanding access to the life-changing potential of research for as many students as possible.

Personalized Research Program

By introducing Polygence to your students, you're giving them access to an unparalleled mentor network and a support team genuinely committed to providing a personalized and inspiring research experience.

For every student who lights up when talking physics, there’s another who avoids it at all costs. Our mentor network offers the widest range of expertise areas so our students can explore what truly excites them.

Why Counselors Put Their Trust in Us

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Independent Education Consultant

“As someone who has reviewed applications at a highly selective college, I've seen how a research project can showcase a student's intellectual curiosity and academic dedication. This is why I encourage my students to undertake a Polygence research project.”

Jyoti Jain

Jyoti Jain

Independent Education Consultant

“Polygence not only offers my students the chance to engage in research early but also tailors the project to their individual interests, providing them with a distinct advantage in college applications.”

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Independent Education Consultant

“The most beneficial aspect of working with Polygence is the meticulous mentorship provided, which not only sparks deep interest among students in their chosen topics but also enhances their academic profiles for university applications.”

William Chung


Counselor with 10+ years experience, Director of large counseling team

“Every single one of our 50+ students & families have spoken extremely highly about Polygence, the top-tier mentors they have, and excitement the students have when meeting with their mentors and working on their research projects...I've seen many organizations that come and go and there is not another organization that I have been as thoroughly impressed with as I am with Polygence...”



Counselor with 35+ years experience in Selective and International College Admissions

“While many programs offer students the opportunity to research under the guidance of faculty members the uniqueness of Polygence is that this is a program for students with a clear point of view and research interest...The growth that students experience truly builds their intellectual curiosity and academic self-confidence.”

Helpful Tools at Your Fingertips

The Polygence platform is built to support counselors and their students through a handful of helpful features.

Available exclusively for Polygence partners, our Counselor dashboard helps you monitor student progress with one click.

Student Stories and Outcomes

Chloe was referred to Polygence by her counselor and embarked on a research project with mentor Anne-Laure, a PhD candidate from Stanford.

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of Polygence students feature their Polygence projects on their college applications


of Polygence alumni students got accepted to Top 25 US universities


of Polygence alumni who applied to Ivies were accepted to one or more - 5x the national average acceptance rate


of students said they were more optimistic about their academic futures after working with their mentors at Polygence

Thought Leadership

As academics, we’re incredibly proud of the research and thought we contribute to the Education and College Admissions conversation.

Thoughtful Commentary

Read COO Jin Chow’s contributions to Forbes.

Partnering with Polygence is Easy and Obligation-Free

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Sign up to be a partner using the form at the top of this page.

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Complete your profile

Once completed, a member of our team will authenticate and activate your account.

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Get your custom link

We’ll send your custom link to share your discount with students.

Prefer a chat?

If you’d prefer to learn more about Polygence and discuss whether our programs might be a fit for you and your students, we would love to hear from you! Register to schedule a meeting with one of our Partnership Managers.

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