FLEX Research Methodologies Course (FRMC) Level 1
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!
- Select a specific area of research: Health Sciences, Business/Econ, Humanities.
- Ten video lectures on key research methodologies and skills (including readings & quizzes) by Professor Ethan Hutt.
- Weekly live TA sessions (Zoom/GMeets): Breakout sessions focused on the area of research.
- Complete a 3-5 page research paper
- Present research and findings to an academic committee
- Receive a certificate of completion for the course
- Use research paper as the proposal for future research inquiry
Registration Closed Business/Economics Section 1: 6/14-8/7, Sat, 2-3:30pm
Registration Closed Business/Economics Section 2: 6/14-8/7, Sat, 3:30-5pm
Registration Closed Health Sciences Section 1: 6/14-8/7, Sat, 2-3:30pm
Registration Closed Health Sciences Section 2: 6/14-8/7, Sat, 3:30-5pm
Registration Closed Social Sciences/Psych Section 1: 6/14-8/7, Sat, 2-3:30pm
Registration Closed Social Sciences/Psych Section 2: 6/14-8/7, Sat, 3:30-5pm
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.
- 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
- College admissions: Stanford, Princeton, U Chicago
- First Place in MIT Inspire (#1 humanities competition)
- Admission to Simons Summer Research Program (top 5 summer program)
FLEX FRMC Team
Ethan Hutt (FLEX FRMC Instructor)
- UNC Chapel Hill - Assistant Professor
- Stanford - PhD in Education, MA in History
- Yale - BA in History
Jay Zhang (FLEX Director of Consulting Programs)
- USC - MS in Global Medicine
- UCLA - BS in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics
Dr. Henry Rownd (FLEX Writing Pathway Principal Instructor)
- Stanford - Former undergraduating Reading & Writing Lecturer
- Stanford - PhD in Art History
- Carleton - BA in Cinema and Media Studies
Jung Suh (Business Economics Pathway Instructor)
- Claremont - MS in Financial Engineering
- UC Irvine - BA in Business Economics
- 2010 USA Math Olympiad (USAMO) Qualifier