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Hear from Harvard graduates, Olympiad medalists, charity founders, science fair winners, college admission experts and more. We get their practical tips and advice so you can do the same. This podcast is powered by Crimson Education - visit crimsoneducation.org to learn how to apply to the world’s top universities and create your own extraordinary extracurriculars.

Top of the Class Crimson Education

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Hear from Harvard graduates, Olympiad medalists, charity founders, science fair winners, college admission experts and more. We get their practical tips and advice so you can do the same. This podcast is powered by Crimson Education - visit crimsoneducation.org to learn how to apply to the world’s top universities and create your own extraordinary extracurriculars.

    #80 ChatGPT, AI and Interning at a Stanford Lab During High School

    #80 ChatGPT, AI and Interning at a Stanford Lab During High School

    Summary:
    Adarsh Kumarappan, a high school senior, is a Research Intern at Stanford University Thrun Lab focusing on developing the future of AI systems. He also gave a TEDx talk about AI. Adarsh is on a quest to increase awareness of AI research, and encourage students worldwide to learn about and build AI systems.

    In this episode, we chat about Adarsh's journey to AI research, his take on the potential advantages and limitations of ChatGPT, and his recommendations for students wanting to get into AI and dive into research.
    Connect with Adarsh on Instagram or TwitterAdditional Links:
    Adarsh's TEDx talk, “Is AI a Savior or a Terminator?” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ni6x6aGRQ4s
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adarsh-kumarappan/

    • 31 min
    #79 Turning Career Research Into a Global Extracurricular with Open Gears

    #79 Turning Career Research Into a Global Extracurricular with Open Gears

    #79 Turning Career Research Into a Global Extracurricular with Open Gears ft Dhruv Syngol

    It was great to chat with the host of Open Gears, Dhruv Syngol - a student from Illinois in the US.

    With a passion for STEM, Dhruv wanted to learn more about potential career paths and ended up turning his conversations with professionals into an insightful resource for students everywhere.

    About Crimson Education
    The Top of the Class is powered by Crimson Education, the world leaders in US and UK university admissions. If you're aiming for top universities, visit the Crimson website to request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you.

    If you want to create an epic academic profile, join Crimson Global Academy where 800+ students are learning APs and A Levels from amazing teachers all over the world.

    • 24 min
    #78 Starting a Mentoring Company for High School Students

    #78 Starting a Mentoring Company for High School Students

    #78 Starting a Mentoring Company for High School Students ft Harsha Bharadwaj

    Summary
    2020 Tiger Global Case Comp winner, Harsha, is back! This time as the founder and CEO of Catalyst, an awesome organisation giving high school students a chance to meet inspiring mentors from around the world.

    About Crimson Education
    The Top of the Class is powered by Crimson Education, the world leaders in US and UK university admissions. If you're aiming for top universities, visit the Crimson website to request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you.

    If you want to create an epic academic profile, join Crimson Global Academy where 800+ students are learning APs and A Levels from amazing teachers all over the world.

    • 26 min
    #77 Top 25 Environmentalist, Poet and Public Speaker On How to Make a Difference

    #77 Top 25 Environmentalist, Poet and Public Speaker On How to Make a Difference

    #77 Top 25 Environmentalist, Poet and Public Speaker On How to Make a Difference Ft Sarah Syed

    Summary:
    Environmentalist, poet and public speaker, Sarah Syed, has developed a method to combat oil spills with orange and pomegranate peels. Along the way she has learned about networking, persisting through challenges and how anyone can help the environment. Check out Sarah's website here: https://sarahsyed34.wixsite.com/portfolio

    About Crimson Education
    The Top of the Class is powered by Crimson Education, the world leaders in US and UK university admissions. If you're aiming for top universities, visit the Crimson website to request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you.

    If you want to create an epic academic profile, join Crimson Global Academy where 800+ students are learning APs and A Levels from amazing teachers all over the world.

    • 38 min
    #76 Using the UN's SDGs to Create a Global, Impactful Non-Profit

    #76 Using the UN's SDGs to Create a Global, Impactful Non-Profit

    #76 Using the UN's SDGs to Create a Global, Impactful Non-Profit ft Nathan Baek

    Summary
    The UN's Sustainability Development Goals can be overwhelming but Nathan Baek from South Korea has set up a project to help students around the world tackle them one at a time.

    Hear how the Microphone Initiative is making an impact, how he got official non-profit status and what impact he's hoping to see.

    A message from Nathan:
    We've recently opened up applications to department roles: Policy, Program, and Education. If you are passionate about expanding access to SDG education and helping yourself and many others cultivate their potential, sign up now 😎
    https://forms.gle/7ijvzoyWTiYF1PU9A

    • 29 min
    #75 Regeneron Winner, Robert Sansone, Talks Electric Motors & How To Top Science Fairs

    #75 Regeneron Winner, Robert Sansone, Talks Electric Motors & How To Top Science Fairs

    #75 Regeneron Winner, Robert Sansone, Talks Electric Motors & How To Top Science Fairs

    Summary:
    There's no bigger student science fair in the world than Regeneron (formerly ISEF). This year, Robert Sansone took out the overall winner title and a $75,000 scholarship for his work on an electric motor that will help solve a major issue with current motors in use.
    Connect with Robert on LinkedInLearn more about his winning project Are you aiming for top US and UK universities and want the support of Crimson experts?
    Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to get started or learn more about Crimson Education.

    • 34 min

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