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SSP alumni: Let us know your college plans

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Are you an alumnus of one or more of SSP's educational compeitions (Intel Science Talent Search, Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, or Broadcom MASTERS) who will be attending college as a freshman this fall?

Even though you have graduated from high school, you’re still an important member of SSP’s community, and we hope you will continue to be involved in the Society.

Please fill out this survey about the college or university you are attending to ensure that you receive valuable updates about alumni events that will be happening in your area in the coming year and information about other opportunities of interest.

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9:05am, July 16, 2015

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, expecting different results. That’s how we know four-time Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) alum Reid D’Amico is a sane genius. He qualified for the world’s largest pre-college science competition every year for four years (Intel ISEF 2008-2011). He came back year after year to share his research with more peers, take home more prizes, and enjoy the experience once more (times four!)

5:00am, July 13, 2015

A whopping grand total of 2,230 nominees applied for the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS! The 300 Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology, and Engineering for Rising Stars) semifinalists will be announced on August 19.

Here's what we've learned about this year’s spectacular round-up of applicants:

More than half of the applicants: 

4:30am, July 8, 2015

Harshu Musunuri was an Intel ISEF 2015 finalist and Grand Award winner of the Innovation Exploration Award, an award that grants winners a free trip to the California Institute of Technology. Here’s what she has to say about the experience: 

8:30am, July 6, 2015

By Laura Shaposhnikova

Sibling rivalries can step aside for this sibling success story. Brothers Shashank and Shishir Dholakia, from Santa Clara, CA, started as 2012 Broadcom MASTERS finalists in their middle school years and were proud to come home from this year’s Intel ISEF with a pocketful of award money and an all-expense paid trip to CERN.

4:30am, June 30, 2015

Unsuprisingly, our alumni take on the world. Sometimes, they're invited to take part in the World Science Festival as well. 

On May 31, 2015, four SSP alumni presented their research at the Ultimate Science Street Fair in New York City. 

11:47am, June 11, 2015

By Laura Shaposhnikova

Our alumni blow us away with their ingeniuty, creativity, and success on a daily basis.

Though it happens often, we still love to hear updates about their continued success- from the awards they’re winning to the impact they’re making around the world.

4:30am, May 28, 2015

By Laura Shaposhnikova 

On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) was in full swing. Pittsburgh had graciously welcomed more than 1,700 finalists to the largest high school international science fair. 

12:36pm, May 26, 2015

Carolyn Carson, SSP’s new Alumni Coordinator, is occasionally given the opportunity to do some seriously cool things.

11:38am, May 21, 2015

The Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) is the nation's most prestigious science research competition for high school seniors. Since 1942, first in partnership with Westinghouse and beginning in 1998 with Intel, SSP has provided a national stage for the country's best and brightest young scientists to present original research to nationally recognized professional scientists.

You are eligible to apply if:

11:22am, May 15, 2015

Raymond Wang, 17, of Canada was awarded first place for engineering a new air inlet system for airplane cabins to improve air quality and curb disease transmission at this year’s Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, a program of Society for Science & the Public.

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