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Yearly Archives: 2020

Gabriel began taking IMACS Math Enrichment as a third grader. He excelled in Electronics, Logic Puzzles and Computer Enrichment at IMACS Hi-Tech Summer Camp and went on to complete IMACS University Computer Science and AP Computer Science: Java Programming courses. With a 5.5 GPA, 1550 on the SAT and 36 on the ACT, Gabriel graduated near the top of his 
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Vievie began taking online IMACS courses in 6th grade and went on to excel in University Computer Science I and II, AP Computer Science: Java Programming, and Elements of Mathematics: Foundations. Homeschooled since fifth grade, Vievie graduated with a perfect 4.0 GPA, 36 on the ACT, and 800 on SAT Math II Subject Test. She was also named a National 
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Peyton was one of those rare students who was ready for IMACS in kindergarten. Over the ensuing 13 years, he thrived in Math Enrichment, Hi-Tech Summer Camp, and university-level courses in Mathematical Logic and Computer Science. Peyton graduated from Stanford Online High School with an unweighted 4.0 GPA and 1570 on the SAT. Along the way, he was awarded 15 
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Virtual classes can be problematic for talented children. Teachers design classes so that every student — regardless of their skill level — can learn the material. When delivered in-person, teachers can adapt in ways that prevent more advanced students from becoming too bored. In a virtual classroom, that’s almost impossible. And that’s a big issue for parents of talented students 
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IMACS alumna Naomi Spargo sent the following email at the end of her first semester at Carnegie Mellon University. She details the ways in which her IMACS background in mathematical logic, proof-writing, and functional programming propelled her to research and teaching assistant opportunities in only her freshman year at computer science powerhouse CMU.   Dear IMACS, I’m delighted to inform 
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Andrei Chekmasov completed the EMF Math program during grades 6-8 through his public school district. As a 10th grader, he wrote the following guest blog post in which he describes the unique opportunities made available to him because he is an EMF graduate. Many would consider me lucky. I was born in a family that values mathematics highly, tutoring me 
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