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Philadelphia INTEGIRLS December Competition

The Philadelphia INTEGIRLS will be having a virtual Winter Math Contest on Saturday, December 4th! This contest is open to middle and high schoolers (grades 6-12) in who identify as female or non-binary.

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Online Winter Camp Registrations NOW OPEN!

AlphaStar Online Winter Camp courses will be offered between December 26-31, and will give students an opportunity to excel in their levels and problem-solving skills in a short time during the winter break. 

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Why You Should Make Mistakes When Practicing for Math Contests

One of the major problems in test taking is making mistakes. Countless times I heard students saying “I made a silly mistake”. You were probably warned many times to avoid mistakes in your training and heard, read, or thought of strategies on how to avoid mistakes. In this article, we will see a different approach:… Continue reading Why You Should Make Mistakes When Practicing for Math Contests

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AMC 10 Live mini-Booster courses are starting this weekend!

A boosting opportunity for students to improve their exam performance in AMC 10 just before the upcoming official contests in November!

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NEW BOOK! AMC 8 PRACTICE TESTS by AlphaStar Academy

Students who are preparing for the upcoming AMC 8 contest now have one more resource to help them train to the fullest. AlphaStar Academy has just published a new book:

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2021 Online Fall Registrations are Now OPEN!

AlphaStar Academy decided to offer 2021 Fall programs in ONLINE format based on parent surveys and due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 situation . Fall term will start on September 1st and finish by November 21st.

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NEW BOOK! AMC 10 Practice Tests Book

AlphaStar Academy has recently published a practice test book for the upcoming AMC 10 competition:

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Stanford Math Tournament (SMT) 2021 Results

The 2021 Stanford Math Tournament (SMT) was held virtually on April 17th with more than 80 teams participating. There were two divisions: (A) Tree and (B) Sapling. AlphaStar teams ranked 2nd place in both divisions. Below are team results and AlphaStar students/alumni in top 10. Thanks to SMT for the organization and congratulations to all… Continue reading Stanford Math Tournament (SMT) 2021 Results

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HMMT 2021 February Results

Congratulations to AlphaStar students and teams for their success at the 2021 HMMT Spring (Harvard MIT Math Tournament) which was held online on March 7th.

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USACO February results

USACO Third contest was held on February 26-March 1. Platinum division still continues with a very tough contest. There are just 10 pre-college participants in the US who have 550 points or above. Top score is 783 out of 1000. The following AlphaStar students were in top-10 in USACO Platinum division:

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BmMT Results

Berkeley mini Math Tournament was held online on February 27th & 28th. Around 800 students (200 teams) in middle schools spent the weekend tackling math problems and competing in mini-competitions. AlphaStar participated with 11 teams. Top ten teams, top ten individuals and top 50% individuals were announced during the award ceremony. Below are the AlphaStar… Continue reading BmMT Results

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Caltech Harvey Mudd Math Competition (CHMMC) 2021

Congratulations to AlphaStar teams/students for their success at the recent CHMMC tournament which was held virtually on Jan 23:

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AlphaStar Academy is Fully Accredited by WASC

AlphaStar Academy is proud to announce that our programs & courses are now Fully Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS WASC)

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ONLINE SUMMER CAMPS REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY: Finish the entire AlphaStar Year-round Curriculum in just 3 weeks! AlphaStar Online Summer Camp registration is now OPEN! Live Interactive …UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY: Finish the entire AlphaStar Year-round Curriculum in just 3 weeks! AlphaStar Online Summer Camp registration is now OPEN! Live Interactive …UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY: Finish the entire AlphaStar Year-round Curriculum in just 3… Continue reading ONLINE SUMMER CAMPS REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

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Official AMC 10/12 A and 10/12B Contest

AlphaStar Academy is registered as a test center for the 2021 (Online) AMC 10/12 A/B contests. Students registering to AMC 10/12 A/B through AlphaStar can take the contest on the contest day at home with a parent/guardian proctoring. Registered students and parents will get an email after the registration deadline in late January with more… Continue reading Official AMC 10/12 A and 10/12B Contest

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NEW BOOK! AMC 8 PRACTICE TESTS by AlphaStar Academy

Students who are preparing for the upcoming AMC 8 contest now have one more resource to help them train to the fullest. AlphaStar Academy has just published a new book: AMC Practice Tests Volume 1 It contains four AMC 8 practice exams with new problems not used in any past competitions and with insightful solutions.… Continue reading NEW BOOK! AMC 8 PRACTICE TESTS by AlphaStar Academy

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2020 Online Fall Courses Registration is Open!

Fall Online Live Courses will be offered between September 9 – December 6, 2020. Online course material is the same as On-Site fall courses. Click Here For Online Fall Schedule, Tuition, Faculty Information, and Other Details

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European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO) Results

The ninth European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO) was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 53 countries participated with 204 students. USA team got 1 Gold (Sanjana Das) and 3 Silver medals (Ashley Ke, Elizabeth Ke, and Christine Yang). Sanjana, Ashley, and Elizabeth are AlphaStar students. Congratulations to all the participants! For more information please… Continue reading European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO) Results

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Sample Lecture: Click Here For Sample Lecture Register now: CC51A: USACO Platinum – Part A CC51B: USACO Platinum – Part B

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2019 AMC 8 Perfect Scores

American Mathematics Competitions-8 was held on November 12th 2019. Around 95,000 students took the test at 1876 schools/test centers, including AlphaStar Academy.
There are 143 perfect scorers in the US.

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USACO January Contest Results

USACO January contest was held on January 17-20. The following AlphaStar students / alumni were in top-14 in USACO Platinum division: 4) Dougy Ouyang 8) Chris Zhang (tied) 8) Anthony Wang (tied) 8) Eric Wei (tied) 8) David Hu (tied) 12) Brandon Wang 14) Andy Wang (tied) We congratulate all our students who participated in… Continue reading USACO January Contest Results

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CHMMC 2019 Results

Caltech Harvey Mudd Math Competition took place at Caltech on Sunday November 17th. Around 180 students representing 31 teams from Orange County, San Diego, Bay Area, and Las Vegas participated. Brandon Wang from Saratoga High got 1st place and “Vroom, vroom. Just kidding.” (Saratoga High School) got 1st team place. AlphaStar Academy teams got 7th… Continue reading CHMMC 2019 Results

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PUMaC 2019 Results

14th Princeton Math Competition (PUMaC) was held on Nov 16th. Luke Robitaille from Texas got 1st place in the Individual competition and Texas Momentum Learning got 1st place Team Award. Below are the results for AlphaStar team and students.   Click here for more information and results   Congratulations to all participating students!   AlphaStar… Continue reading PUMaC 2019 Results

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HMMT 2019 November Results

HMMT November was held at Harvard on November 9th. More than 660 students representing 119 national and international teams participated. AlphaStar participated with two teams. Both teams ranked in the top 40 and automatically eligible to participate next year.Congratulations to AlphaStar teams for their success at the recent HMMT November tournament   Below is the… Continue reading HMMT 2019 November Results

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AlphaStar Kent Merryfield Scholarship

AlphaStar Academy is offering Kent Merryfield Scholarship to be given annually to two local male students to help them excel further and achieve their potential in math. The recipients of the scholarship will be able to take AlphaStar Math course, camp offerings free for the next two years. Application deadline is May 15th 2019. Please… Continue reading AlphaStar Kent Merryfield Scholarship

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USACO January Contest Results

USACO Second contest was held on January 18-21. The following AlphaStar students, alumni and faculty were in top-20 in USACO Platinum division: 1) Eric Zhang (perfect score) 1) Jonathan Shoemaker (perfect score) 8) Siyong Huang (tied) 8) Ethan Guo (tied) 8) Chris Zhang (tied) 8) Nicholas Zhang (tied) 8) Adam Zheng (tied) 8) Riya Arora… Continue reading USACO January Contest Results

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PUMaC Results

13th Princeton Math Competition (PUMaC) was held on Nov 17th. Daniel Zhu from MoCoSwaggaSquad team got 1st place in the Individual competition and MoCoSwaggaSquad (Montgomery Blair High School math team) got 1st place Team Award. Below is the results for AlphaStar team and students. For more information and results please visit https://pumac.princeton.edu/ Congratulations to all… Continue reading PUMaC Results

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UCF HS Online Programming Tournament Results

9th Annual UCF High School Programming Tournament: Online Edition results are published! Congrats to the following AlphaStar alumni and past faculty for their exceptional achievements (in top-20 out of 400+ participants): Jonathan Shoemaker (full score) Daniel Zhang (full score) Kyle Liu (full score) Adam Zheng (full score) Riya Arora (full score) Chris Zhang Yibo Huang… Continue reading UCF HS Online Programming Tournament Results

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Maryam Mirzakhani Scholarship

Maryam Mirzakhani, 2014, Stanford University Description: Professor Mirzakhani (12 May 1977 – 14 July 2017) was the first female Fields Medalist, the most prestigious award for mathematicians. She was a professor at Stanford University Mathematics Department. She received Fields medal in 2014. She was a great inspiration for girls everywhere and her name and life… Continue reading Maryam Mirzakhani Scholarship

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Math Prize for Girls Results

10th annual Math Prize for Girls contest took place on September 23rd at MIT. 285 contestants participated this year. Yuxuan Zheng from New Jersey got first place and earned $20,500. An A-Star alumnus, Catherine Wu from Bay Area got 2nd place and earned $9,350. Her prize was limited because of reaching Math Prize’s lifetime cap… Continue reading Math Prize for Girls Results

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Broadcom MASTERS 2018 Winners

The Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced the top winners of the 2018 Broadcom MASTERS on October 23. AlphaStar students Jack Albright and Espen Slettnes were awarded among 30 finalists. Jack won the $20,000 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Advancement with his project “Predicting the Future: Using Machine Learning… Continue reading Broadcom MASTERS 2018 Winners

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Three Golds and a Bronze from U.S. Team at IOI

(from left to right: Spencer Compton, Eric Zhang, Benjamin Qi, William Hu) Photo credit:www.usaco.org Four member U.S. Team won three gold medals (Benjamin Qi, Spencer Compton and Eric Zhang) and a bronze medal (William Hu) at the 30th International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) which was held in Japan this year. Benjamin got the first place… Continue reading Three Golds and a Bronze from U.S. Team at IOI

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US Team Wins 1st Place at International Math Olympiads

“The U.S. team won first place for the third time in four years at the 59th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) which took place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania on July 3-14, 2018, with 116 countries participating. Prior to a fourth place finish in 2017, the U.S. IMO team won first place in 2015 and 2016 in the… Continue reading US Team Wins 1st Place at International Math Olympiads

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Alpha Math Contest

AlphaStar Academy is happy to announce Alpha Math Contest, a new math competition for elementary and middle school students. The first round will be in January 2019. It will be offered at AlphaStar test centers in Bay Area and registered organizations nationwide. Top scoring students will be invited to the the final round in Bay… Continue reading Alpha Math Contest

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AlphaStar offers Turing Master Class in Bay Area

AlphaStar offers Turing Master Class free but by invitation only. The first class is on Sunday, September 24th. This class aims to prepare individuals and teams for prestigious high school computer science competitions such as USACO National Camp, VTU High School Programming Contest, Codeforces, TopCoder, and Stanford ProCo. Minimum requirement for the course is to… Continue reading AlphaStar offers Turing Master Class in Bay Area

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Pi Math Contest (PiMC) 2018 First Round

Pi Math Contest (PiMC) is a math competition organized by A-Star Program for students up to 5th grade.

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USA Ranked 4th at IMO 2017

International Math Olympiads (IMO) 2017 was held in Brazil between July 12th and 23rd. USA Team ranked 4th place this year after South Korea (1st), China (2nd), and Vietnam (3rd).

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USACO December 2017 Contest Results

USACO December contest was held on December 15-18, 2017. Here are the A-Star students and alumni who were in top-10 in USACO Platinum division.

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Virginia Tech High School Programming Contest 2017 Results

Virginia Tech High School programming contest was held on Dec 9, 2017 and 95 teams participated.

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A-Star New Location Request Form

AlphaStar Academy is planning to add new locations where A* programs can be offered in the near future.

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The Noetic Learning Math Contest (NLMC) 2017 Fall Results

The Noetic Learning Math Contest (NLMC) 2017 Fall test was administered at AlphaStar Academy in Bay Area, CA. Here are the results for A-Star students and teams.

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The First Contest of USACO on December 15-18

USA Computing Olympiad (USACO) 2017-2018 schedule is posted on USACO Website. The first contest will be available on December 15-18.

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AlphaStar Academy is Now a Math Kangaroo Test Center

AlphaStar Academy is now a test center for Math Kangaroo competition.

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A-Star Student Research Publication

A-Star student Espen Slettnes, a homeschooler in 7th grade, has published a paper on arXiv Website.

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Math Prize for Girls 2017 Results

The Ninth annual Math Prize for Girls contest took place on Saturday, September 24, 2017 at MIT. Here are the A-Star alumni/students ranked in top 16 winners.

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Pi Math Contest (PiMC) 2018 Registration is Open

Pi Math Contest (PiMC) 2018 First Round will be offered in Bay Area (Jan 20-21, 2018) and other participating schools and test centers (Jan 20-29, 2018).

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Online AMC 8, 10, and AIME Mock Exam Series

A-Star is offering AMC 8, 10, and AIME Online Mock Exam Series for AMC 8, 10, and AIME practice before the official competitions.

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A-Star Open House for 2017 Fall

A-Star team would like to invite you to our open house.

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A-Star Now Offering Physics Courses

Starting Fall 2017, A-Star is offering Physics courses for F=ma and USAPhO competitions training.

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USA IOI 2017 Team Announced

Congratulations to the members of the team that will be representing the USA at the 2017 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) in Tehran, Iran between July 28 – August 4!

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USA IMO 2017 Team Announced

USA team is selected for International Math Olympiads (IMO) 2017.

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A-Star Open House for 2017 Fall

As A-Star Team, we would like to invite you to our open house.

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A-Star 2017 Fall Courses Registration is Open!

A-Star fall courses will take start at the weekend of September 9th & 10th, 2017

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A-Star Program Now Offered by AlphaStar Academy

A* Program is Offered by AlphaStar Academy Starting 2017 Fall

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