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Albert Wang started in 1st grade

IMACS Success Spotlight: Albert Wang

Albert began taking IMACS classes in 1st grade. He excelled in all levels of Math Enrichment, Hi-Tech Summer Camp, and university-level courses in Mathematical Logic and Computer Science and was among the first middle school students in the country to complete the EMF Math program. Albert has earned all A’s including in 27 college-level courses … Continue Reading

IMACS graduate Gabriel Zaragoza

IMACS Success Spotlight: Gabriel Zaragoza

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 … Continue Reading

IMACS graduate Vievie Romanelli

IMACS Success Spotlight: Vievie Romanelli

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 … Continue Reading

IMACS graduate Peyton Robertson

IMACS Success Spotlight: Peyton Robertson

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 … Continue Reading

Virtual Math Classes as Effective as In-Person?

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 … Continue Reading

IMACS alumna Naomi Spargo in her freshman year at CMU

Logic Propels CMU Freshman to Research Opportunity

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 … Continue Reading

EMF is More Than just a High Level Math Course

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 … Continue Reading

IMACS graduate Azzara Nincevic

IMACS Success Spotlight: Azzara Nincevic

Azzara attended IMACS classes every year from 1st through 12th grade, including Math Enrichment, Computer Enrichment, Hi-Tech Summer Camp, AP Computer Science: Java Programming, and university-level courses in Computer Science and Logic for Mathematics. She graduated high school with a 5.6 GPA and scored 36 on the ACT and 1580 on the SAT. Azzara earned … Continue Reading

Crazy Stories You Won’t Hear Anywhere Else

Every school, tutoring center, and enrichment program has nice stories of former students. But only IMACS has crazy stories like these! Erik’s Crazy Story Erik was an IMACS Math Enrichment student years ago. Now he’s a sophomore in college and his mom wrote to tell us that he “just got a 100% on a Number … Continue Reading

EMF gave Vievie Romanelli the tools to understand high-level mathematics.

EMF Reveals the Beautiful and Creative Side of Math

Today’s IMACS blog post is by guest author and EMF Math student, Vievie Romanelli. Vievie recently sent us the following letter via email and kindly agreed to let us share it with our blog readers. Dear IMACS, I’m writing to let you know that EMF has been an incredibly important part of my intellectual growth. … Continue Reading

Don't assume that she's not a math person

Some Kids’ Stories Start Rough, but Have Happy Endings

At IMACS, we’ve seen a lot. Girls whose parents have decided they were bad at math … at age 8. Children who couldn’t handle getting anything wrong … ever. Students who were great at memorizing, but got crushed the first time they had to actually think. Yes, we’ve seen all that and more. The good … Continue Reading

IMACS graduate Naomi Spargo

IMACS Success Spotlight: Naomi Spargo

Naomi discovered IMACS through our Hi-Tech Summer Camp during the summer before 5th grade. She delved into Logic Puzzles, Computer Enrichment and Electronics for three summers in a row and went on to complete university-level courses in Computer Science and Logic for Mathematics. Naomi scored 1590 on the SAT including an 800 on the math … Continue Reading

IMACS graduate Adrian Abedon

IMACS Success Spotlight: Adrian Abedon

Adrian first attended IMACS as part of Hi-Tech Summer Camp before starting 4th grade. He excelled in Mathematics Enrichment, Computer Enrichment, and university-level courses in Computer Science. Adrian scored 34 out of 36 on the ACT and graduated with a 4.93 GPA. He was named a National Merit Commended Scholar and National AP Scholar and … Continue Reading

IMACS graduate Emily Namm

IMACS Success Spotlight: Emily Namm

Needing greater academic challenge than school could provide, Emily began IMACS in 4th grade. She thrived in Mathematics Enrichment, Logic Puzzles at Hi-Tech Summer Camp, and university-level courses in Computer Science. Emily went on to score 5’s on all ten AP exams that she took, a perfect 36 on the ACT and 1580 out of … Continue Reading

IMACS creates better thinkers for life.

Create Better Thinkers for Life

Originally published in the Sports & Activities Plantation Directory, August – October 2019.Register for a FREE class at IMACS! Located in an unsuspecting strip center in the heart of our city is an institute of higher learning for elementary, middle and high school aged students. While it has been a cornerstone of math and computer … Continue Reading