AlphaStar Math Program offers math competition training via weekly Fall/Spring courses and Summer/Winter camps. The program trains students towards prestigious math competitions such as MathCounts, American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) 8/10/12, American Invitational Math Exam (AIME), and USA Math Olympiads (USA(J)MO).
AlphaStar Math Program curriculum is aligned with the curriculum of these competitions. Courses are taught by AlphaStar Faculty who have participation/coaching experience in National and International Math competitions and olympiads such as USA Math Olympiads and the International Math Olympiads.
Why Math Competitions

 Challenge and Motivation: Math Competitions motivate gifted students via interesting and challenging problems and topics. Many of them have team rounds which help build collaboration and team skills and make learning math more fun among peers with similar interests.

 Problem Solving Skills: Math competitions help students develop and improve problem solving skills which helps in high school, college, and careers as a lifelong skill.
 College Applications: Participation and success in Math competitions is a great bonus in application for top colleges. For example, Caltech and MIT applications specifically ask students AMC 10/12 and AIME scores.
Why AlphaStar Math Program
The distinguished features AlphaStar Math Program can be summarized as follows:

 Curriculum/Courses:
Wellestablished curriculum and course material that are being developed since 2008 with continuous updates. Aligned with prestigious math competitions
 More than 6,000 problems and solutions in all levels combined
 Tips, hints and exam strategies from experts
Online account with access to all lecture materials and an interactive online forum  Lecture Materials include Lecture Notes, problems and solutions for PrePost Exams, Lecture, Homework/Practice, and Quizzes.
 Faculty:
Teachers with participation/coaching experience in National and International Math competitions and olympiads.  Environment:
Provides a unique environment and opportunity to be a part of AlphaStar community of high achieving and gifted students, parents and faculty.  Master Classes and Competition Teams:
AlphaStar offers free master courses for exceptionally advanced students and fields teams for math competitions organized by prestigious universities.
 Curriculum/Courses:
 Achievements:
AlphaStar students and teams participate in many math competitions and get outstanding results such as MathCounts National qualifiers, AMC 8/10/12 perfect scores, Math Prize for Girls medals, USAJMO/USAMO qualifiers and Winners, USA National Math Camp (MOSP) qualifiers, International Math Olympiad medals, and winning teams at Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Berkeley, Stanford, Caltech, and Harvey Mudd Math competitions.
Curriculum
Levels
AlphaStar Math Program has 8 levels:
 MC15 (PreMathCounts): For students in grades 46 who are good at school math.

 Target Contests: MOEMS, Math League, Math Kangaroo, Noetic, Alpha Math Contest
 Who should take: Students who can solve without guessing between 20 and 35 problems in the diagnostic exam below
 Diagnostic Exam and Answers
(2015 Math League 6th Grade, 40 questions, 30 minutes)

 MC20 (AMC 8/MathCounts Basic): For middle school students who are familiar with PreAlgebra topics and want to start training for middle school math competitions

 Target Contests: AMC 8, MathCounts
 Who should take: Students who can solve, without guessing between 10 and 18 problems on the diagnostic exam below
 Diagnostic Exam and Answers
(2018 AMC 8, 25 questions, 40 minutes, no calculators)
 MC25 (AMC 8/MathCounts Advanced): For middle school students who are familiar with Algebra1 topics and want to master middle school math competitions
 Target Contests: AMC 8, MathCounts, Berkeley mini Math Tournament
 Who should take: Students who can solve, without guessing between 16 and 23 problems on the diagnostic exam below
 Diagnostic Exam and Answers
(2018 AMC 8, 25 questions, 40 minutes, no calculators)
 MC30 (AMC 10/12 Basic): For middle and high school students who are familiar with Algebra1 topics and want to start training for high school math competitions AMC 10/12
 Target Contests: AMC 10, AMC 12
 Who should take: Students who can solve, without guessing between 10 and 16 problems on the diagnostic exam below
 Diagnostic Exam and Answers
(2018 AMC 10A, 25 questions, 75 minutes, no calculators)
 MC35 (AMC 10/12 Advanced): For middle and high school students who are very comfortable with Algebra1 topics and want to master high school math competitions AMC 10/12
 Target Contests: AMC 10/12, Harvard MIT Math Tournament November
 Who should take: Students who can solve, without guessing between 16 and 22 problems on the diagnostic exam below
 Diagnostic Exam and Answers
(2018 AMC 10A, 25 questions, 75 minutes, no calculators)
 MC40 (AIME Basic): For students who are comfortable with AIME qualification and want to start training for AIME, ARML, and high school competitions organized by prestigious universities.
 Target Contests: AIME, ARML, Harvard MIT Math Tournament, Princeton Math Competition, Caltech Harvey Mudd Math Competition, Stanford Math Tournament, Berkeley Math Tournament
 Who should take: Students who can solve, without guessing between 2 and 7 problems on the diagnostic exam below
 Diagnostic Exam and Answers
(2018 AIMEI, 15 questions, 3 hours, no calculators)
 MC45 (AIME Advanced): For students who want to master AIME, ARML, and high school competitions organized by prestigious universities
 Target Contests: AIME, ARML, Harvard MIT Math Tournament (HMMT), Caltech Harvey Mudd Math Competition (CHMMC), Stanford Math Tournament (SUMO)
 Who should take: Students who can solve, without guessing between 6 and 12 problems on the diagnostic exam below
 Diagnostic Exam and Answers
(2018 AIMEI, 15 questions, 3 hours, no calculators)
 MC50 (USA(J)MO): An introductory proof writing course. For students who are confident about USAJMO/USAMO qualification and are willing to work one hour on a single math Olympiad problem.
 Target Contests: USAJMO, USAMO
 Who should take: Students who can work for hours on proof problems and can follow the logical proof solutions as in the diagnostic exam below
 Diagnostic Exam
(2018 USAJMO Day 1, 3 problems, 4.5 hours, no calculators)
Four Seasons
To see the difference and similarities among Fall / Spring courses, and Summer / Winter camps please check the following table
Fall Spring Summer Winter Curriculum (*) Algebra & Counting Geometry & Number Theory All four subjects Selected topics Number of Sessions / Days 12 sessions 12 sessions 15 days 6 days Length of Classes 2 hours per session 2 hours per session 6 hours per day 6 hours per day Homework Weekly Weekly None None Number of Exams 2 2 2 2 (*) Please note that Summer camps use the same materials as in Fall & Spring courses.
