Paul Tan

Paul Tan

Paul Tan

City of Residence: Portland, Oregon
Oregon Episcopal School
Intended Major:
Age during program: 
Grade 11

Paul is extremely bright, focused and engaged. He has an enthusiasm for mastering concepts and methods of statistical analysis. He brought optimism and critical thinking to our mentorship sessions. Also, his follow-through with effort on his project report demonstrated his understanding and mastery of the project work.

University Acceptance

★ Santa Clara University

★ Penn State University

★ New York University (Shanghai Campus)

★ UC Irvine

★ Wake Forest University

What challenges did he face?

  • Paul would like to prepare for his university studies by gaining a deeper learning into stock and dataset analysis.
  • Paul is an inquisitive student, however his interests were not taught in high school.

Matched professor:

A Mathematics lecturer in MIT, he has been an investment manager, exploiting advanced statistical analytics to manage a variety of investment programs.

How did our program help him?

  • The mentorship program has given Paul a chance to write a project report, which covers a thorough analysis of the skewness and kurtosis of daily returns for 8 stocks, computed annually.

Below is part of an example work done during the program:

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