National Math Competition Preparation Program (NMCP)

National Math Competition Preparation Program (NMCP)

 

The goal of this program is to prepare students for the full circuit of elite national and international mathematical competitions — those that require intellectual agility as well as more traditional math olympiads that necessitate mathematical depth, rigor, and creativity, namely, American Mathematics Competition (AMC 8, AMC 10 and AMC 12), American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME), and United States of America (Junior) Mathematical Olympiad (US(J)AMO).  

There are only 150 spots available and the NMCP program has a highly selective admissions process. It is comprised of the strongest RSM students and advanced students from the MCP program.

 

 

National Math Competition Preparation (NMCP) at RSM



Curriculum

Main topics include problem solving strategies and non-standard AMC, AIME, USA(J)MO and other math competitions type problems in Algebra and Geometry, Number Theory, Counting, Combinatorics and Probability

Eligibility

  • Any student in grades 5 through 11

  • Selection is based on a qualifying admission test taken at any RSM branch (or through RSM online). Samples of past admission tests from the 2017-2018 school year can be found here: NMCP/MCP 5-6, NMCP/MCP 7-8, NMCP/MCP 9+

Course Format

  • 24 weeks (lessons) in total

  • 2 hours online session per week

Fall/Spring Tuition

RSM student: $876 per year

Non RSM student: $1752 per year

Homework

  • Students are assigned weekly homework (online)

  • Free Homework Help weekly sessions with winners from previous years’ competitions

Course Calendar

View 2019-2020 course calendar

*Enrollment is by invitation only.  

 

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