Math Contest Preparation

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.

Have questions? Learn how Areteem can help by contacting a student service representative at or (949) 305-1705 today!

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.

Additional Prep Courses, Workshops, and Individualized/Group Learning

  • Short Prep Courses (available for registration in the categories 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.
  • Intensive Preparation Packages (available for registration in the categories below) are group lessons for dedicated students who wish to rapidly improve. These courses cover the knowledge points of the Core Courses above as well as additional practice problems.
  • Review Videos covering problems from past contests are available in the categories below and on our partner site by clicking here.
  • Workshops (available for registration in the categories below) are typically one or two day training courses (either held locally or online) that provide a quick review of important material.
  • 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.

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).

This online course will review the fundamental knowledge and cover problem solving skills needed to excel on this fall's Math Prize for Girls. Students will learn the advanced problem solving strategies needed to succeed on the competition and practice with past math contest problems. Dedicated sessions will cover important material that separates the Math Prize for Girls competition from other competitions such as the AMC 10/12 and AIME. More information is available on the official Math Prize for Girls page here.

It will meet Wednesdays 4-6 PM Pacific (7-9 PM Eastern), starting August 11th, 2021 and finishing September 29th . All meetings will be held online. 

Tuition for the course is \$800 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).

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this competition has been canceled for the year 2021 (Notice from the contest committee on September 1, 2021).  This course will continue and the focus is to prepare students for the upcoming AMC 10/12 and AIME.