Student and Teacher Stories
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“ACS provides access to mentors who can help you navigate the system.”
"The ACS Summer Research Fellowship has forged relationships with academia that brings real science to my students."
"It shaped the entire thought process around my career. That's invaluable."
"To find support through the ACS Scholars Program is really reassuring. School is stressful, but so are things surrounding it."
"Being a science coach enables a chemist to have a sustained relationship with a school."
"Project SEED helped me choose a major. Now I know that I really enjoy chemistry and want to continue to learn more about it."
“Being an ACS Scholar made a huge difference in my education and my career."
“I would never have seen myself working beyond the restaurant were it not for Project SEED."
"All of these amazing opportunities were appearing one after another. I couldn’t have done any of this without Project SEED."
“I intended to write the Great American Novel until I discovered chemistry research in my freshman year.”
“I learned that if I worked hard, then I could be someone who worked on cutting-edge science too.”
“There’s no way I would have been able to make it this far without my mentor's help. She’s a catalyst for everything I’ve done."
“The internships taught me how to think differently and work with different groups and different materials."
“Project SEED opens you up to more advanced research and new possibilities.”
"ACS Scholars will stay with me for the rest of my career."
"Participating in research has made me passionate about science."