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How to Overcome Common Challenges in AMC Preparation

How to overcome common challenges in AMC preparation

The American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) are not your average school math test. They require a whole different level of thinking, studying, and problem-solving, and many ...
How to Start Preparing for the AMC Exams

How to start preparing for the AMC exams

The AMC exams are a series of competitions that test your problem-solving skills and mathematical knowledge. They are also the first step in a pathway ...
Challenging AMC 8 Problems A Path to Mathematical Excellence

Challenging AMC 8 problems: A path to mathematical excellence

Mathematics is more than just numbers and equations. It is a fascinating world of patterns, logic, creativity, and beauty. But how can you discover and ...
Executive function coaching

Executive function coaching: Give your gifted child mental tools to excel

Executive function coaching is like upgrading the control panel in your gifted child's brain. It helps them master planning, organization, getting work done, and managing ...
Mathematical thinking How bright students vault ahead

Mathematical thinking: How bright students vault ahead

When we consider the world of mathematical thinking, it's hard not to draw connections to the renowned framework introduced by Daniel Kahneman. In his book ...
Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset

Fixed mindset vs growth mindset: How these affect your academic abilities

The journey of learning is rife with challenges. The way you navigate these challenges, and emerge with the skills you need to succeed academically, professionally, ...
Finding the Right Balance

Finding the right balance between your homework and your life

Homework is necessary, but stressful. Sometimes overwhelming, but also beneficial. How can we use homework as a tool to help us learn and grow, without ...
Master the AMC Proven Techniques

Master the AMC: Proven techniques for superior preparation

The American Mathematics Competition (AMC) won't allow you to succeed on natural talent alone. And cramming will also fail you here. This may be your ...
What Is a Good AMC Score? Understanding Your Performance

What is a good AMC score? Understanding your performance

You’ve taken the AMC exams, one of the most prestigious and rigorous math competitions in the world. You’ve solved complex and creative problems that tested ...
GRE Math Subject Test Ace the Exam with Confidence

GRE math subject test: Ace the exam with confidence

If you are planning to apply for a graduate program in mathematics, the GRE Math Subject Test is one exam that stands in your way ...