CS Master Courses

In 2021-22, all classes will be Online and thus, Master classes will be open to all students Worldwide!

Master Classes aims to prepare individuals and teams for top level students to prestigous computer science competitions. In the past, AlphaStar teams and students have repeatedly ranked top places in these competitions. Please see the achievements page for more details about past results.

Master classes are also greate places that provide an enviroment for top level students to meet each other.

You can check the details of those competitions below:

Fee

Master Classes are free but they require the approval of the course instructor.

Application

Students are encouraged to apply by August 15th. Initial decisions will be sent in late August. For applications after August 15th, decisions will be made on case by case based on space availability.

Course Info

Master courses are composed of specially selected mix problem sets, mock exams and contest strategies / hints / tips / tactics. During the class, solutions will be discussed together in a flexible, engaging and fun setting.

CodeMaster ClassGradesTarget CompetitionsWho Should Apply
CC39Ada6-8USACO
Codeforces
ACSL
VT HSPC
UCF HSPT
HPI
USACO Silver or above Division Contestant
CC59Turing6-12IOI
EGOI
USACO National Camp
Stanford ProCo
Code Jam
Hacker Cup
VT HSPC
UCF HSPT
Codeforces
USACO Platinum Division Contestant

2021-22 Schedule 

The class will meet 10 times, on selected Sundays (typically biweekly) during the academic year. Tentative Class Schedule is below. Registrants will be notified if there are any changes in the schedule.

All meetings will be Online in 2021-22.

 Ada Master ClassTuring Master Class
InstructorDr. Fatih GelgiOsman Ay
TimesSundays, 10:45am-12:45pm
(Pacific Time)
Sundays, 1:45pm-3:45pm
(Pacific Time)
Session 1Sep 19Sep 12
Session 2Oct 3Sep 26
Session 3Oct 17Oct 10
Session 4Oct 31Oct 24
Session 5Nov 14Nov 7
Session 6Jan 16Nov 21
Session 7Jan 30Jan 23
Session 8Feb 13Feb 6
Session 9Mar 6Feb 27
Session 10Mar 20Mar 13

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