Vaishnavi Patil | Pioneer
Vaishnavi Patil


Pioneer Alumni at UCLA
Research comes from collaboration, and Pioneer scholars have many opportunities to learn from their faculty mentor as well as from the other scholars in the cohort. In addition to exploring new ideas with their peers, Pioneer scholars also have opportunities to interact with program participants from all over the world and Pioneer alumni, both during...
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The Pioneer Research Journal is an annual publication of the best research papers that high school students can accomplish before they go to colleges
Pioneer Academics is proud to announce that 118 papers authored by scholars from the 2021 program have been nominated for publication in The Pioneer Research Journal, an annual publication showcasing the most outstanding undergraduate-level research and writing generated by the high school students from 48 countries and regions who participated in this year’s program. The...
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Voice of the Pioneer Community
People familiar with Pioneer know that our values and principles are centered around empowering students to pursue their authentic interests. Experts debate how the pressures of the college application process affect students’ decisions about their pursuits. Pioneer has regularly invited students and educators to discuss this matter. Many people hoped that college admissions office decisions...
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A letter from admissions
2021 proved to be one of the most challenging years for both Pioneer Admissions and its applicants as the interest in our program continued to rise. We saw an unprecedented 3016 applications for the 2021 summer term. While we were awed by the caliber of candidates, and humbled by the amount of interest, we were...
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Brian Cooper
We are excited to announce that a new function — Academic R&D — has been added to our academic department to further drive Pioneer’s innovation and learning delivery. Leading this new function is Brian Cooper, who brings 30 years of education experience. Brian is the immediate past Director of Educational Innovation and Online Programming of...
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