What is Horizon Academic?
Instruction on foundational knowledge on the research subject
Assist in refining a research question
Advise on the stages & conduct of research
Familiarize students with common methodologies
Support in the writing process via the Virtual Writing Center
Insights on how to gain recognition for high quality papers
Mentorship in time management
Identifying useful articles and datasets
Scholarship with Purpose
A space to signal and discover an academic passion.
Polished Research Manuscript
A paper that represents the true potential of each student.
Unrivaled University Faculty Attention
A long-term relationship with highly acclaimed university faculty.
Enhanced Writing Skills
An early start to university life and adapting to its expectations.
College Admissions Advantages
A challenging experience that can inform university application essays.
Learning Beyond Borders
A remote resource for conducting research not subject to geographical barriers.
John L. Miller Great Neck North High School
Assistant Professor and Director of Studies (Economics) at University of Cambridge
Dr. Gallo is also the Ajit Singh Official Fellow in Economics at Queens' College, Cambridge and a Fellow at the Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance. His research sits at the intersection of the economics of networks, experimental economics, and behavioral economics questioning how the structure of social networks causally affects individual behavior and economic outcomes.
Lecturer at Harvard University Extension School, Former Lecturer at Stanford University
Dr. Truncer has taught environmental engineering and environmental systems collapse courses at Harvard & Stanford University. His work has led to an interest in sustainability issues with regard to changing agricultural production, urbanization, resource use, and systems collapse.
Western Academy of Beijing
Xing (Tamia) Wentong
Liaoning Province Experimental High School
Research Assistant Professor at Dartmouth College
David Rezvani has previously taught at Harvard University, MIT, Oxford University, and Boston University. His research interests include political integration, Asian politics, and US foreign policy. Rezvani's work has appeared in the Political Science Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary Asia, Ethnopolitics, and the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences.
Dhirubhai Ambani International School
Meet Prarthna's Mentor:
PhD Researcher at the University of Chicago
Elisa researches in a clinical addiction and a fMRI memory laboratory, where she hopes to uncover more about the similarities and differences between various types of addictions and how individuals experience substance use and dependence. Her interest lies in the neural basis of motivated behaviors leading to substance abuse, reuse, and maintenance of addiction.
James Logan High School
Research Associate at the University of Cambridge
Parsa's work focuses on Statistical Genetics. He has both academic and commercial experience in the application of statistical analysis to generate commercial and scientific value. Parsa also co-founded an online technology platform allowing the open source online generation of content by users.
Canton High School
PhD Researcher at the University of Oxford
Patrick studies Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics at the University of Oxford. His research takes a neurobiology approach to understanding the molecular processes underlying sleep homeostasis and how neural circuits are able to temporally integrate information to effect meaningful behavioral output.
Saint Mark's School of Texas
PhD Researcher at Princeton University
Sori jointly studies Psychology & Neuroscience. She is a developmental cognitive neuroscientist, which means that she is mainly interested in how babies and kids use their brains to perceive things in the world, make and process predictions, learn new things, and remember past events.
We have had the privilege of working with some of the best high school students in the world on academic research projects since 2016.
We have worked with 743 students to complete independent research projects though our program.
More than 350 Research Specializations
Our program offers more than 350 research specializations, tailored to the interests of our students and at the forefront of the latest research developments
Of class time with professors and our instructional staff.
A 20-25 Page Paper
Is the final product that students complete.
With whom we collaborate, drawn from every Ivy League university, as well as Oxford, Cambridge, UCLA, Stanford, Georgia Tech, and MIT.
65% of our students in Summer 2020 hailed from the United States.
Our international students and faculty hail from 34 countries.
We offer 17 subjects and more than 350 subtopics for student research.
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