BTI Application 2019 for the Class of 2022
Submit this application to become part of the Biotechnology Institute, a small, learning community at Carlmont High School.

The majority of this application is to be filled out by the student applicant. The last 7 questions should be filled out by the applicant's parent/guardian. Please do not submit the application until both the student and parent/guardian portions are complete.

The application is due Thursday, February 27 , 2019 at 11:59 PM. Applications received after the deadline will be considered on a case by case basis, if space is available.

Applications will be reviewed by the BTI team. Each applicant will be called in for an interview during one of their classes on March 7 or March 12, 2019. A total of 60 sophomore students will be chosen to be part of BTI for the 2019-20 school year.

Want to know more about BTI? Check out our webpage at http://carlmonths.org/bti. Still have questions? Contact the BTI directors, Susan Gold, sgold@seq.org, or Jaime Abdilla, jabdilla@seq.org. We also have parent representatives from each cohort who have volunteered to speak to the parents of prospective students.

Email address *
Student Section
This section is to be filled out by the prospective student.
Last Name *
What is your last name? Please use the name registered for Carlmont in Infinite Campus.
Your answer
First Name *
What is your first name? Please use the name registered for Carlmont in Infinite Campus.
Your answer
Preferred First Name
What name would you like us to call you? (If different from the name registered in infinite Campus.)
Your answer
Student ID number *
Please provide your student ID number for Carlmont.
Your answer
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In what room is your 0º class? Write NA if you do not have a 0 period.
Your answer
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In what room is your 1º class?
Your answer
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In what room is your 2º class?
Your answer
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In what room is your 3º class?
Your answer
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In what room is your 4º class?
Your answer
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In what room is your 5º class?
Your answer
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In what room is your 6º class?
Your answer
Science *
In which science class are you currently enrolled?
Science Grade *
What was your fall semester grade in your science class? (To be prepared for Biotech1-2, you must have a minimum of a C– grade in Biology.)
Math *
In which math class are you currently enrolled?
Your answer
Math Grade *
What was your fall semester grade in your math class? (To be prepared for Biotech1-2, you must have passed Algebra I with a C– grade or higher.)
English *
In which English class are you currently enrolled? (BTI offers college prep English II, English III, and English IV classes. We do not offer AS or AP English classes, though some of our students took AS English I before they entered the program.)
What is your email address? *
List the email address you check most frequently.
Your answer
In three or four sentences explain why you want to be in the Biotechnology Institute? *
Your answer
Give an example of how you have pursued your interest in science? *
You can cite significant experiences or small but meaningful experiences. Do you read a lot about science? Do you watch scientific documentaries and/or videos? Have you participated in science fairs? Have you done science projects at home? Do you enjoy going to the aquarium or other scientific museums?
Your answer
What school subjects do you like the most? Briefly explain why. *
Your answer
What school subjects do you like the least? Briefly explain why. *
Your answer
What other hobbies or activities at Carlmont are you involved in? *
Your answer
What other hobbies or activities outside of Carlmont are you involved in? *
Your answer
Is there any additional information that you feel would be helpful to us to know about you? *
Your answer
Parent/Guardian Section
The section below is to be filled out by a parent/guardian.
Parent/Guardian Name *
First and last name please
Your answer
What is the best number to reach the parent/guardian? *
Please provide a cell or home number where the BTI teachers may reach the parent/guardian.
Your answer
What is the best email address to reach the parent/guardian? *
Your answer
How do you think your child would benefit from this program? *
Parent/Guardian please fill out this question.
Your answer
Do you have any concerns about your child participating in this program? *
Parent/Guardian please fill out this question.
Your answer
Signature of Parent/Guardian: I understand that my child is applying to the Biotechnology Institute, and, if accepted, I would fully support their participation in the program. I also understand that campus-wide, schedule changes will not be permitted after May 24, 2019; therefore, students who accept our invitation to enroll in BTI will not be able to drop the program over the summer or in August when we return. Additionally, I understand that students who join the program are making minimum of a one-year commitment. *
By typing your name, you are signing your child's BTI application.
Your answer
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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