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Biotech Institute Application  

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The application deadline for 2022 has passed.
 
 
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Student Profile:
 
We will accept 54 science-minded students from the class of 2025 to join our competitive, three-year cross-curricular program in August 2022.
 
Many of our students have aspirations to work in a field of science or medicine, while some aspire to go into fields such as law, marketing, business, or finance. Through our program, these students learn how the biotechnology industry is supported by these professions. We also have students who aspire to be educators, computer scientists, filmmakers, and performing artists. Whatever path they take, their science minds will serve them well.
 
Prerequisite for applying to BTI: 
 
Only 9th-grade students may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in Biology and Algebra. To be eligible to enroll in the program, students must earn a C- or higher in these courses each semester. 
 
Timeline for 2022:
 
January 21: Program Presentations in Biology classes
January 28: Q&A Session at lunch in U21  
February 13: Application due by 11:59 PM
March 8 and March 15: Interviews 
We will notify students of their status no later than March 25.
TBD: Deadline for accepted students to commit to the program
 
Commitment to the program:
 
Campus-wide, schedule changes will not be permitted after mid-May; therefore, students who accept our invitation to enroll in BTI will not be able to drop the program over the summer or in August when we return. Additionally, students who join the program are making a minimum of a one-year commitment.
 
Frequently Asked Questions:
 
Answers to most questions can be found on our FAQs page. If you have a question that we haven't addressed there, please contact Ms. Gold, sgold@seq.org, or Ms. Abdilla, jabdilla@seq.org, the co-directors of the program. 
 
 
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