FLEX Research Methodologies Course (FRMC)

Learn more about our FLEX Research Methodologies Course (FRMC)!

FLEX Research Methodologies Course (FRMC) helps students develop valuable research skills, gain competitive advantage when applying to future summer research programs and in applying to and succeeding in college!

FLEX Research Methodologies Course (FRMC) – How It Works:

  • Select a specific area of research:​ Health Sciences, Business/Econ, Humanities.
  • Ten video lectures​ ​on key research methodologies and skills (listed below in Course Schedule).
  • Includes homework for general concepts as well as subject-specific assignments.
  • Weekly live TA sessions​,​ including breakout sessions focused on the student’s area of research.
  • Meet with TAs​ during office hours if desired.
  • No prior experience with research required.

Expected Outcome:

  • A 3-5 page research paper
  • Presentation of research and findings to an academic committee
  • Certificate of completion for the course

FLEX Research Mentorship Program (FRMP)

Learn more about our FLEX Research Mentorship Program (FRMP)!

FLEX Research Mentorship Program (FRMP) is a virtual mentorship program designed for bright and motivated 11-12th grade students.

FLEX Research Mentorship Program (FRMP) – How It Works:

Students are paired 1:1 with a professor or university instructor to develop a research project from start to finish.

Expected outcome:

  • A detailed research/conference proposal or a completed original research paper suitable for submission for publication.
  • A capstone project for college resume
  • A letter of recommendation for college applications

Recent successes:

  • College admissions: Stanford, Princeton, U Chicago
  • First Place in MIT Inspire (#1 humanities competition)
  • Admission to Simons Summer Research Program (top 5 summer program)