Math Competition Coaching

Make the AMC and AIME your admissions edge.

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Why do I need an edge?

Once students have good grades and high SAT/ACT scores, they should shift their focus to activities that set them apart from their high-performing peers.

Math competitions train students to be flexible and creative thinkers, whereas the SAT and ACT train students to be good test-takers. Top college admissions officers know the difference.

How can Wes help?

Two decades of coaching success.

I’ve been helping students qualify for the AIME (and beyond) since 2002. I’d like to help you, too.

Build on your strengths.

Through individual meetings that focus on both the material and the individual student, I’ve unlocked the creative math potential in hundreds of students to date. And I have several other workshop, info session, and post-mortem options for you, too.

Want to know more?

If the links above don’t give you what you need, just get in touch and we’ll figure out together what would be best for you.

What can I do to prepare?

Take these steps towards success...

Parents: attend my AMC Info Session on Jan 14.

Students: do all of the following:

Preparing for the AMC

Preparing for the AMC requires lots of hard work. Take advantage of my resources so that your exam day can be a triumph.

AMC Diagnostic (Mock) Exams

Practice under test conditions will raise your score, and my analysis will improve your preparation. Free.

AMC Superchargers

Give yourself an admissions edge: Qualify for the AIME.

Practice with a few true peers in a collaborative environment.

AMC Info Sessions

Considering or planning to take the AMC 10/12?

Let me help you avoid the most common mistakes, at no cost to you.

What are these math competitions?
They are collections of carefully-crafted puzzles that accurately gauge both intellectual creativity and grit in even the brightest of students, distinguishing students in the 97th percentile from students in the 99th percentile and higher.
The main competition (the AMC) is given twice in February of each year.
The invitational exam (the AIME) is then given twice in March to those who qualify.
For a gentle introduction to this sort of puzzle, check out my podcast.
How do competitions affect college admission?
They are solicited and recognized by the most selective schools as a primary way to accurately rank students in the top percentiles.  (They are particularly helpful for girls, who are grossly underrepresented in this arena.)

Need help navigating the AMC options?

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AMC Private Prep

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