Register by June 26 for MIT’s HSSP — Sundays in Summer for Grades 7-12+


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MIT’s Summer HSSP is a weekend academic program (July 7-August 18) for students entering Grades 7-12 (plus those who just graduated high school). Courses are run on the MIT campus by volunteers on Sundays at various times between 10:30AM and 3PM.  Registration is now open until June 26 on a lottery basis, with equal consideration given to all applicants registering by that deadline.  The cost is $40 regardless of the number of courses taken, and generous financial aid is available.  For more information, email  The course catalogcontains these 36 STEM courses:

  • Python By Example
  • Quantum Information and Quantum Computation
  • Hack all teh things
  • Introduction To Machine Learning
  • Trends in Software Engineering
  • Random topic(s) in Engineering
  • Inferential Statistics: How We Learn to Make Decisions
  • Probability
  • Elliptic Curves
  • How to factor sin x?
  • Linear Algebra
  • The Computational Complexity of Games and Puzzles
  • Advanced Topics in Combinatorics
  • Mycology: Biology, Behavior, and an Introduction to Fungi
  • Intro to Thermodynamics!
  • The Chemistry of Food
  • The Transition (Metals) of Life
  • A Deep Dive into Drugs, Diseases and Development (and more!)
  • Introduction to Biochemistry
  • Intro to Synthetic Biology!
  • Photobiochemistry
  • The chemistry of colors and nuclear energy
  • From Earth to Mars: An Introduction to Rocketry
  • The Physics of Life
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Climate change, climate action
  • The Biological Basis of Neurological Disorders
  • Epidemiology: The Science of Disease
  • Pandemics, Epidemics and Genomics
  • Intro to Organic Chemistry
  • A Mirror Into the Mind: An Introduction to Neuroscience
  • The Wonderful Science of Baking
  • Sensational Neuroscience: How Your Brain Understands the World
  • Blast Off: Intro to Airplanes and Rocketry!
  • Rationality: How to model our world, seek truth, and strive for good decisions
  • Lithographic Patterning: Photons, Electrons and Ions

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