Resource: American Mathematics Competitions (AMC)
Website: American Mathematics Competitions (AMC)
Sponsor: The Mathematical Association of America, The Akamai Foundation
Description: Students have the chance to compete to be part of the USA Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO) or the American Invitational Mathematical Examination (AIME). The top 12 scoring students from across the nation are invited to the awards ceremony in Washington, DC. Then, 6 of the 12 students will compete in the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO).

Comments: Contributed by: Parent on 12/21/2007
The AMC exams challenge even the children who are gifted in math. Top colleges are asking for applicants AMC scores now, as they are as good or better a measure of mathematical talent than the current version of the SAT.

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