"Most students have almost completed a Ph.D. before they even think about publishing their work in a scientific journal. But clearly, Jiayi Peng is not your typical high-school student. The 17-year-old recently earned a $50,000 prize for her second-place individual finish in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology, and she has published her research in the physics journal Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications."
Choose from one of four of Boston University's summer programs for high school students. The high school honors program is 6 weeks long and gives students the opportunity to earn up to 8 college credits. The research internship program provides the chance to spend 6 weeks in a research laboratory. During the summer challenge, students spend 2 weeks attending college seminars, and in the summer preview, students spend 1 week immersed in college life.