# How do you qualify for US Math Olympiad?

## How do you qualify for US Math Olympiad?

You need to be in the top 5% of scorers on the AMC 12 or the top 2.5% of scorers on the AMC 10 to qualify, so the vast majority of people who take the AMC exams don’t qualify. But, if you do qualify, you can take the American Invitation Mathematics Examination, or AIME.

**What is Junior Math Olympiad?**

The Junior Mathematical Olympiad is a follow-on round to the Junior Mathematical Challenge. It is a two-hour Challenge consisting of 16 problems: 10 in Section A and six in Section B. Only answers are required to the problems in Section A whereas full written solutions are required for problems in Section B.

### How do I get invited to AIME?

All students who took the AMC 12 and achieved a score of 100 or more out of a possible 150 or were in the top 5% are invited to take the AIME. All students who took the AMC 10 and had a score of 120 or more out of a possible 150, or were in the top 2.5% also qualify for the AIME.

**Is Usajmo easier than Usamo?**

The top approximately 200 indices from the AMC 12 are chosen to take the United States Math Olympiad (USAMO), while approximately 200 are chosen from the AMC 10 to take the United States Junior Math Olympiad (USAJMO). The USAMO is significantly more difficult and harder to qualify than its counterpart.

## Is Usamo good for college?

Performing well on the USA Math Olympiad is as much an intellectual game as it is a mental game. Hopefully by implementing the tactics above, you can qualify for USAMO and be considered one of the top 500 students in the country for mathematics, and stand out from your peers in the college admissions process.

**Can Canadians take Usamo?**

Eligibility. In order to be eligible to take the USAMO, a participant must be either a U.S. citizen or a legal resident of the United States or Canada. Only U.S. residents and citizens may join the American IMO team.

### What age is Junior Math Olympiad?

The USA Junior Mathematical Olympiad (USAJMO) is an exam used after the American Invitational Mathematics Examination to determine the top math students in America in grades 10 and under.

**How many students qualify for AIME every year?**

2020 AIME Qualifiers Announced — 82 Students Qualified for the AIME | Ivy League Education Center.

## Can international students take the AIME?

International Qualification for AIME: Any student who takes the AMC 10/12 internationally is eligible to qualify for the AIME and our international partners are licensed to administer the competition.

**Who is eligible for USAMO?**

U.S. citizens and students residing in the United States and Canada (with qualifying scores) are eligible to take the USAMO and USAJMO. 2. Selection to the USAMO will be based on the USAMO index which is defined as AMC 12 Score + 10 * AIME Score.

### Can you take Aime I and Aime II?

Two different versions of the test are administered, the AIME I and AIME II. However, qualifying students can only take one of these two competitions. The use of calculators is not allowed on the test.

**What is the USA Mathematical Olympiad?**

Starting in 2010, the USA Mathematical Olympiad is split into two parts. The USA Mathematical Olympiad will be administered to approximately 270 students, mostly selected from top ranking AMC12 participants. The AMC10 only participants will take part in USA Junior Mathematical Olympiad.

## What is the Red level of the Mathematical Olympiad Summer Program?

It is possible for students to qualify for the Red level of the Mathematical Olympiad Summer Program . It is also referred to as the Junior USAMO. It was created in 2010. Participation in the USAJMO is by invitation only. The test is administered to approximately the top 250 student combined scorers on the AMC 10 and AIME.

**What is the American mathematics competitions program?**

Welcome to the American Mathematics Competitions Program! The MAA’s American Mathematics Competitions program leads the nation in strengthening the mathematical capabilities of the next generation of problem-solvers.

### What is the American Invitational mathematics examination (usjmo)?

In 1983, the American Invitational Mathematics Examination was introduced as a bridge between the AHSME and USAMO. In 2010, the USAMO split into the USAMO and USAJMO.