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Apply today to (MS)2!

The (MS)application is now open. The online application (and all supporting documentation) is due December 15, 2018. 

(MS)2 accepts applications from African American, Hispanic/Latinx, and Native American students who are currently in the 9th grade in the following city public school districts: Atlanta; Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Cleveland; Fort Worth, Texas; Lawrence, Mass.; Louisville, Ky.; Memphis, Tenn.; and New York City, as well as Washington, D.C. Native American students may apply from any geographic area of the United States. All candidates must have a demonstrated financial need.

Step 1: Request Information

All prospective (MS)2 students must complete an inquiry form and be added to our distribution list. Click "Inquire Now" to complete the inquiry form and begin your online (MS)2 application.

Step 2: Submit Application

A complete application includes:

  • Applicant Information
  • Household Information
  • School Information
  • Applicant Essays
  • Parent Essays
  • Recommendations (Guidance Counselor, Math, Science, and English teacher)
  • Financial Statement (Income Verification)

The "Guide to (MS)2 Online Application" provides additional details on the specific requirements along with screen shots of the online application.

Step 3: Complete Math Assessment

Once (MS)2 receives all the required application materials, we will email you a link to the online math assessment. (MS)applicants are expected to have completed one full year of algebra before entering the program.

Step 4: Conduct Finalist Interview

Applicants will be notified by email in mid-February if they are program finalists. Finalists are invited for personal interviews in their local cities or via Skype; parents and guardians are encouraged to attend.

Admissions Notification 

Finalists will be notified of admission decisions by email the first week of April. Admission is based, in part, on the candidate’s academic achievement to date, strong interest in mathematics and science, recommendations, personal desire and motivation, and demonstrated financial need. 

Enrollment Forms/Registration 

Newly admitted and returning (MS)scholars must submit their online enrollment forms by May 1. These forms are accessible via the Andover Summer Parent Portal.

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