*Spring is the golden time to develop students’ math skills and prepare for the American Invitational Mathematics Examination!*

**Purpose: To prepare for the AIME I on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 or AIME II on Thursday, March 19, 2020**

**Five Weekends (EASTERN Time: 3:00 – 5:30 pm), Total: 12.5 H****our****s**

2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/1, 3/8 (Final Review)

*Online Registration is now open!* Click * HERE *to

*to register*and pay.

(Payment can be made by check or via PayPal)

Tuition (including all materials) |

New Students: $625 |

Returning Students: $610 |

**Location:
18206 Endora Cir, Germantown, MD 20841 (Two spots are available!)**

A ** commitment **to the

*can maximize the benefit of learning all the math ideas, methods, strategies, tactics, skills, and techniques.*

**whole course****Click HERE to see payment and refund policy.**

This program has been carefully designed for the students have higher expectation for their American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) scores. While enriching their resume through the school classes, honing the test skill for AIME becomes even more critical.

The AIME is used to determine qualification for the United States of America Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO). There are many math competitions in the United States. Of those, **only **

**AMC → AIME → USAMO sequence **

**would take you to the IMO (International Math Olympiad), the highest level math competition for high school students in the world!**

Instructors:

**Contact Information:**

*Ivy League Education Center*

Tel: 301-922-9508 Email: chiefmathtutor@gmail.com

**Objec****tives**

- Improve student scores by working on both fundamental theorems and ideas
- Develop and foster creative problem solving strategies
- Make the USA(J)MO!!!

**For Whom?**

This AIME course is aimed at those students with AMC 10/12 scores of 100+ to students who have scored around 4 on the AIME.

**What?**

This class will focus mostly on building strong basics in the five main pillars of Combinatorics, Number Theory, Geometry, Algebra, and Probability. The goal is for students to obtain the mental agility required to tackle these complex problems and hopefully get them within and past range of qualification for the USAMO and USAJMO, or around 9 problems.

**How?**

Focus on basic concepts and essential knowledge before moving on developing the skills and intuition to find and pursue good lines of attack for complex problems.

**Class Outline****:**

In AMIE Prep Class, we will focus on efficient tricks, shortcuts, and strategies to solve AIME problems as well as test-taking tactics.

**This is a live class, not a pre-recorded one.**Instructors will ask students questions, and students can also ask questions during the class or email their questions to instructors after class.*We record all of our lessons**as a big bonus**so that our students can watch***class videos**after class for review and self-study.

**Class Outline****:**

In AMIE Prep Class, we will focus on efficient tricks, shortcuts, and strategies to solve AIME problems as well as test-taking tactics.

Class |
Date |
Topic |

1 | 2/9, Sun | Advanced Geometry: Plane Geometry, Spatial Geometry, and Analytic Geometry |

2 | 2/16, Sun | Using the Advanced Algebra Toolkit to Solve the AIME Problems |

3 | 2/23, Sun | The Comprehensive Art of Problem-solving in Number Theory |

4 | 3/1, Sun | The Art and Craft for Solving AIME Counting and Combinatorics Problems |

5 | 3/8, Fri | Tricks and Shortcuts for Solving AIME Probability Problems |

**Benefits:**

**5 tutorial handouts**(>250 pages) developed by Dr. Henry Wan and 100 new problems at the AIME level from the licensed AMC Database**2****FREE mock tests that are intended to mimic an actual math competition exam, each of which has 15 questions similar to the AIME level taken from the licensed AMC Database**. These simulated tests help students assess their level of preparation for the Math Competitions.

**Homework**: At least 3 hour of *homework *per class. Students are expected to complete the first eight problems of all previous AIME contests in the past 10 years. Our instructors are open to questions on any previous AIMEs.

**All problems from **all of the previous 54 AIME contests (1983-2019) **form our “big data” system. We have used data mining and predictive analytics to examine the types and the frequencies of questions in all these materials, and then completely “decoded” the AIME.** We will show all the “secret code” cracked from the above big data to students, and teach them to totally grasp and “control” the AIME. **For all questions on the recent AIME contests, we can find their “ancestors” and “roots” from the old AIME problems.** Therefore, __the best way to prepare for the contest is to practice by solving old AIME problems.__

**Our Students**

In 2019, we had 4 students qualified for the USAMO and 4 Students for the USAJMO.

- Of the 280 USA Math Olympiad national qualifiers, 4 are our students:
**Luke C., Zipeng L., Sameer P.,**and**Peter P.** - Of the 235 USA Junior Math Olympiad national qualifiers, 4 are our students:
**Michael H., Noah W., Holden W.,**and**Isabella Z.**

Read more at: 2019 USAMO and USAJMO Qualifiers Announced — Four Students Qualified for the USAMO and Four Students for the USAJMO

In 2019, we had **76** students who are qualified to take the AIME either through the AMC 10A/12A or AMC 10B/12B. **One** of our students was among the 22 **Perfect Scorers** worldwide on the AMC 10A: **Noah W., **and **one** of our students was among the 10 **Perfect Scorers **worldwide on the AMC 12B: **Kenneth W****. **Very impressively, 32 middle schoolers and 7 elementary schoolers qualified for the AIME!

**In 2018, we had 64 students who obtained top scores on the AMC 8 contest!**

**3**of our students were among the top 44 National Winners (Perfect Scorers):**Eric B., Kevin Y., and Isabella Z.****40**students received National Distinguished Honor Roll Certificates awarded to**top 1%**test takers.**21**students received National Honor Roll Certificates awarded to**top 5%**test takers.*64 out of our 66 students***(96.5%)***received National Awards for the AMC 8 from the Mathematical Association of America*

Read more at: 2018 AMC 8 Results Just Announced — Three Students Received Perfect Scores

In 2018, we had **73** students who are qualified to take the AIME either through the AMC 10A/12A or AMC 10B/12B. **Two** of our students were among the 35 **Perfect Scorers** worldwide on the AMC 10A: **Austen M. **and **Jason W.** and **two** of our students were among the 21 **Perfect Scorers **worldwide on the AMC 12B: **Kaan D. **and **Edward W. **Remarkably, 11 middle schoolers and 2 elementary schoolers qualified for the AIME!

**In 2017, we had 63 students who earned top scores on the AMC 8 contest!**

**7**of our students were among the top 75 National Winners (Perfect Scorers).**34**students received National Distinguished Honor Roll Certificates awarded to**top 1%**test takers.**22**students received National Honor Roll Certificates awarded to**top 5%**test takers.*63 out of our 65 students***(97%)***received National Awards for the AMC 8 from the Mathematical Association of America*

Read more at: 2017 AMC 8 Results Just Announced — Seven Students Received Perfect Scores

In 2017, we had **61** students who are qualified to take the AIME either through the AMC 10A/12A or AMC 10B/12B. **One** of our students was among the 28 **Perfect Scorers** worldwide on the AMC 10A: **Austen M .**, and

**two**of our students were among the 65

**Perfect Scorers**worldwide on the AMC 10B:

**Ashwin A.**and

**Brad Z.**Remarkably, eight middle schoolers and one elementary schooler qualified for the AIME, which is geared toward high school students. Very impressively,

**Bryan Z.**, a 6th grader, gained a score of

**132**out of 150 on the AMC 10B.Read more at: 2017 AIME Qualifiers Announced — 61 Students Qualified for the AIME

In 2016, we had **36** students who are qualified to take AIME either through AMC 10A/12A or AMC 10B/12B. **One**** of our students was among the ****23 ****Perfect Scorers**** worldwide on the AMC 10A****:** Joel (Junyao) T. Particularly, seven middle schoolers and one elementary schooler qualified for the AIME, which is geared toward high school students. **Pravalika P.**, a 6th grader, got a 115.5 out of 150 on the AMC10B, which is very impressive. Read more at: 2016 AIME Qualifiers Announced — 36 Students Qualified for AIME

**2011 – 2015: In total, 37 students scored above 120 on the American Mathematics Contest 10 (AMC 10) and qualified for the American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME); 26 students scored above 100 on the American Mathematics Contest 12 (AMC 12) and qualified for the American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME); 3 students qualified for the USA Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO), the highest level of math competition for high school students in the USA**

2011 – 2015: In total, 23 students achieved perfect scores of 28 on the AMC 8

**Read more at: Notable Achievements of Our Students**

**Our Uniqueness**

We have a long history of close collaboration with the MAA‘s **American Mathematics Competitions (AMC)**, which are dedicated to strengthening the mathematical capabilities of our nation’s youth, and are the first of a series of competitions in high school mathematics that determine the United States team for the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO).

**We are only one in the Washington DC metropolitan area to offer elementary, middle, and high-school level competition math courses. Our students have received top scores and awards at prestigious national math competitions.**

**Great Benefits of Math Competitions**

In an increasingly competitive college application pool, the process of mastering math skills through our courses and participating in the American Math Competitions will help students strengthen and diversify their extracurricular activities. These contests can motivate students’ interest and passion in math, and they can discover their talent through solving challenging problems different from those in the school classes. Many top colleges also request AMC scores as part of the college application process. Both **MIT **and **Caltech** have entry blanks on their official admission application forms for the applicant to enter their best AMC and AIME scores. **Ivy League Colleges** and **Stanford **ask for to the AMC and AIME scores in their Supplement to the Common Application Forms. Your children deserve the chance to list these scores on their applications! **Good AMC scores will greatly enhance admission opportunities for students to elite colleges.**

Read more:

- Great Benefits of Math Competitions
- The Big Value of Middle School Math Competitions
- A Little Competition can Inspire Students to Greater Achievement
- Why Math Competitions are so Important to Girls?

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