Paul Tan

Paul Tan

Paul Tan

City of Residence: Portland, Oregon
Oregon Episcopal School
Intended Major:
Age during program: 
Grade 11

Paul is smart, driven, and takes an interest in mathematics. He is really excited about learning statistical concepts and methodologies.

University Acceptance

★ Santa Clara University

★ Penn State University

★ New York University (Shanghai Campus)

★ UC Irvine

★ Wake Forest University

What challenges did he face?

  • Paul wants to learn more about stock and dataset analysis in order to prepare for his university studies.
  • Paul is an inquisitive student, but he was not educated about his interests in high school.

Matched professor:

The mentor is a lecturer at MIT in the Mathematics Department. He also serves as an investment manager, exploiting advanced statistical analytics to manage a variety of investment programs.

How did our program help him?

  • Paul was able to prepare a project report as part of the mentorship program, which included a thorough examination of the skewness and kurtosis of daily returns for eight equities, computed annually.

Below is part of an example work done during the program:

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