AMC Intensive Prep

Areteem offers many different courses, workshops, and reviews for students preparing for math competitions like the American Math Contest series (AMC 8, AMC 10/12, AIME, USA(J)MO), MathCounts, and ZIML.

Core courses

Areteem's Math Challenge (MC) courses provide systematic coverage of the fundamental knowledge and problem solving skills needed to succeed in math contests. These courses are available online as either live courses (meeting each week) or as self-paced (including recorded video lectures). Click on any of the course names below for additional information.

  • MC I-A and MC I-B provide knowledge needed for AMC 8 as well as school and chapter MathCounts.
  • MC I-C provides knowledge for students making the jump from AMC 8 to AMC 10 and knowledge needed for chapter and state MathCounts.
  • MC II-A provides knowledge needed for the AMC 10 and state and national MathCounts.
  • MC II-B provides knowledge needed for the AMC 12 and national MathCounts.
  • MC III and MC IV  provide knowledge needed for the AIME and USA(J)MO competitions.

Prep Courses, Workshops, and Individualized/Group Learning

Additional options for preparing for math competitions are also available.

  • Prep Courses (available for registration below) are typically 8 week online courses designed to give an accelerated overview of topics needed for various math competitions. These courses cover the most important knowledge points and feature practice problems from old math competitions.
  • Workshops (click here for more information) are typically one or two day training courses (either held locally or online) that provide a quick review of important material.
  • Intensive Training (application information available below) is small group lessons for dedicated students who wish to rapidly improve. This training requires Areteem approval, please apply below.
  • Private Lessons (application information available below) are available for dedicated students who wish to work with an instructor one-on-one. Private lessons require Areteem approval, and is typically reserved for returning students.

This online prep course will review the fundamental knowledge and cover problem solving skills needed to excel on this year's AMC 8 test. Students will learn the tricks needed to solve common problems efficiency, and practice with previous math contest problems, taken from ZIML, AMC 8, MATHCOUNTS, and more.

It will meet Wednesdays 4-6 PM Pacific (7-9 PM Eastern), starting September 11th, 2019 and finishing October 30th. All meetings will be held online.

Tuition for the course is \$600 and includes all 8 live classes (with recordings for review) as well as homework assignments each week. Registration is available with the link above (or by clicking here).

This online prep course will review the fundamental knowledge and cover problem solving skills needed to excel on this year's AMC 10A+B and 12A+B tests. Students will learn the tricks needed to solve common problems efficiency, and practice with previous math contest problems, taken from ZIML, AMC 10, AMC 12, and more.

It will meet Thursdays 4-6 PM Pacific (7-9 PM Eastern), starting October 24th, 2019 and finishing December 19th. All meetings will be held online. (There is no meeting Nov. 28th.) For those preparing for the AMC 12 there are two additional lessons Jan. 9th and 16th, 2020.

Tuition for the course is includes all the live classes (with recordings for review) as well as homework assignments each week.

  • AMC 10 Preparation with 8 Live Classes: \$690
  • AMC 10+12 Preparation with 10 Live Classes: \$865

Registration is available with the link above (or by clicking here). Be sure to choose the correct option (AMC 10 or AMC 12).

The AMC 8 Intensive Training will meet on Tuesdays from 6-8 PM Pacific (9-11 PM Eastern) starting September 10th.

Note: Direct registration for this course is not possible. Interested applicants must first apply using the AMC 2020 Intensive Training Application found below (or by clicking here). Additional times may become available with student interest.

The AMC 10 Intensive Training will meet on Fridays from 5-7 PM Pacific (8-10 PM Eastern) starting September 6th.

Note: Direct registration for this course is not possible. Interested applicants must first apply using the AMC 2020 Intensive Training Application found below (or by clicking here). Additional times may become available with student interest.

The AIME Intensive Training will meet on Mondays from 4-6 PM Pacific (7-9 PM Eastern) starting September 9th.

Note: Direct registration for this course is not possible. Interested applicants must first apply using the AMC 2020 Intensive Training Application found below (or by clicking here). Additional times may become available with student interest.

This program targets students wanting to improve scores on the ZIML, AMC 8, MATHCOUNTS, AMC 10, AMC 12, AIME, and USA(J)MO.

Once a student is accepted to the program, specific plans will be made for small groups (3-5) of students. Students are encouraged to find classmates or friends at a similar level to form a group, otherwise Areteem will help place students in a group.

The program does require a substantial time commitment from students and parents, with students expected to attend weekly live sessions and complete homework in a timely manner. An Areteem teaching assistant will help monitor student progress, providing feedback to students and parents.

To begin, please click the link above (or click here) to be taken to the Application with more information and the Student Application Questionnaire.

Students interested in private lessons or coaching from Areteem instructors should start by filling out a Private Lessons Application found at the link above (or by clicking here).