Rice Emerging Scholars Program helps prepare first-year students for STEM rigor, success 


The Rice Emerging Scholars Program (RESP) is an innovative, residential academic initiative designed to help first-year students prepare for the challenging pace, depth and rigor of the STEM curricula at Rice. Unique among programs of its kind at highly selective institutions, RESP’s approach to college transition and success is comprehensive, combining a rigorous six-week academic summer bridge program with personalized and holistic mentoring and support for the duration of the college experience. (Video by Brandon Martin)