High School Programs

AP Biology Hinton Scholars Program

For 10th, 11th and 12th grade students and their teachers from select Boston Public Schools

The Advanced Placement (AP) Biology Hinton Scholars Program is an after-school enrichment program designed to enhance students' understanding of AP Biology concepts, provide laboratory exposure, and increase knowledge about careers in science throughout the academic year. Program components include: hands-on AP Bio-related science labs, test preparation for AP Biology exam, small group tutoring led by Harvard medical and graduate students, enhancement of students’ speaking and writing skills, site visits to a research lab and a hospital, and access to Harvard lectures, conferences, researchers, and faculty, and career panel discussions in the biomedical sciences. More…


Bridge to AP Biology

For rising Boston 11th and 12th grad students from the Boston Public Schools

A summer enrichment pre-Advanced Placement (AP) Biology program held at Harvard Medical School and is a result of the collaboration between the Harvard Medical School and the Boston Public Schools. Students are exposed to AP-Biology concepts taught by their teachers, hands-on laboratory activities and academic fieldtrips before commencing their AP Biology high school courses in the fall. More…


Health Professions Recruitment & Exposure Program (HPREP)

The Health Professions Recruitment & Exposure Program (HPREP) at Harvard Medical School is a high school science enrichment program aimed at recruiting high school students (9th-12th grade), particularly those from underserved and underrepresented backgrounds, into science and medicine. More...


Project Success for High School Students

For Boston and Cambridge High School Students—Project Success places Boston and Cambridge high school students, particularly underrepresented minority and disadvantaged students, in paid laboratory research positions during the summer to complete supervised, mentored research projects. More…


Skills Workshops

This program, co-sponsored by Harvard Medical School Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership and the Biomedical Science Careers Program (BSCP), is designed for college students and high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. It provides them with information and guidance in areas such as application process for college and medical/graduate/professional schools, interviewing skills, and financial planning. A session for parents/caregivers is also offered. More...