August 17 – 25, 2020

Overview

Many of our enrolling students pursue their academic training at Harris to strengthen their skills in data analytics and other evidence-based tools, and some may not have the background in these areas prior to enrollment. The core curriculum at Harris exposes students to economic theory, game theory, statistics, calculus, and algebra.

The Jumpstart Program provides a refresher on these mathematical principles and concepts needed to successful navigate the Core. It is a two-week customized program designed specifically for enrolling students that have a limited quantitative background prior to joining Harris. Students will work one-on-one with lecturers, tutors, and second year Harris student teaching assistants during the program.

The program is intended to prepare students ahead of time for the larger Harris Math Camp that begins in September. All enrolling students, regardless of prior quantitative strengths, are encouraged to participate in Math Camp.

Registration

Acceptance into the program is based on invitation, and there is no cost to participate in Jumpstart. Invitations to participate will go out in mid-May.  If you believe you could benefit from the program, please discuss this with the Admissions team.

Schedule

The Jumpstart Program will be held August 17 - August 25, 2020.

The scheduled includes academic course work, TA support, professional development opportunities, and social programming. Each day, there will be lecture(s), review session(s), and a coding workshop. Additional orientation programming will also be offered during the program to ensure that participants have a smooth transition into Harris.