City of residence: Orlando, Florida
School: Father Lopez Catholic High School
Intended Major: Biology
Age: Rising 12th grader
Diana has a 4.5 GPA and ranks at the top of her class. She took her first SAT with a result that placed her in the 90th percentile. She is interested in economics and would like to work on an individual research project using statistical analysis programs to investigate a current subject in the field.
What challenges did she face?
- Diana was new to computer science, but she wanted to try her hand at statistical analysis with R.
The mentor is a lecturer who teaches Statistics and Financial Mathematics at MIT. Some of his past clients include Citibank, Colonial/Liberty Funds, American Express and Canon.
How did our program help her?
- Diana delved into the basics of statistics, particularly linear regression modeling.
- In R, she mastered sophisticated time series variations.
- She learned how to use R to create data visualizations.