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Science Opportunities

StatStart at Harvard

A one month intensive summer course in biostatistics & computing for high school students from underrepresented minority & low-income backgrounds in the greater Boston area

The course will teach programming in R, basic statistics, develop high school students’ statistical programming, computational thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Students receive instruction for three hours a day, four days per week (Monday – Thursday), in the form of lectures and lab work
  • Students complete and present group research projects as the culmination event at the end of the program
  • Direct mentoring by Biostatistics PhD students
  • Support and guidance with college applications and career counseling
  • MBTA passes and lunch provided


Posted on May 17, 2019