# Math Contests

### Why MCM/ICM is the Perfect Way to Test Your Skills

MCM/ICM offers a challenging experience where participants use math modeling, teamwork,...

### How Math Modeling Challenges You to Think Like a Problem Solver

Participating in math modeling challenges is an opportunity to flex your problem-solvin...

### A Match Made in Math: From Winning COMAP’s MCM to Quant Research at Two Sigma

Our math modeling contests can lead to exciting career opportunities. Read more about h...

### 12 Ways Math Modeling Contests Can Boost Your Career

Entering a math modeling contest can be a powerful step toward building a successful ca...

### How Teachers Can Incorporate Math Modeling into Their Regular Curriculum

By embedding math modeling into daily curriculum, teachers can provide students with pr...

### Why Math Modeling is the Ultimate Skill for Future Innovators

Math modeling allows individuals to apply mathematical concepts to solve real-world pro...

### Take Your Mathematical Skills to Oxford with Ellison Scholars

COMAP is thrilled to announce a new collaboration with Ellison Scholars, a prestigious ...

### Visualization + Discussion = Effective Team-Based Math Modeling

Two key elements that make team-based math modeling smoother and more effective are vis...

### How Parents Can Help Their Kids Succeed in Math Contests

As a parent, you play a crucial role in supporting your child’s journey. Here are a few...

### How to Encourage Student Participation in Math Competitions

How can we get more students excited about participating in a math competition? Here ar...

### Dancing Drones and the Mathematics That Make Them Work

Drone light shows can be truly magical. And you need mathematics to make it happen!

### Highlights from COMAP's 2024 MCM and ICM

COMAP’s 2024 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and Interdisciplinary Contest in Mo...

### Celebrating Excellence in Mathematical Modeling: A Recap of the 2023 HiMCM and MidMCM

We have successfully concluded the 2023 High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (H...

### 10 More Reasons to Participate in a Math Modeling Contest

We previously shared 9 reasons to enter a math contest, and today we’re back with 10 mo...

### 7 Last-Minute Math Modeling Contest Tips

Math modeling contests can be challenging, but these last-minute math contest tips can ...

### In Their Own Words: Anne Dougherty, Mathematical Modeling Contest Advisor

Get a behind-the-scenes peek at COMAP math contests from Anne Dougherty, Associate Chai...

### COMAP Math Contest Advisor Guide: Quick Tips for Advising a Team

A quick-start guide to help COMAP math contest advisors have a successful and enjoyable...

### In Their Own Words: Veronica Ciocanel, Mathematical Modeling Contest Advisor

Get a behind-the-scenes peek at COMAP math contests from Veronica Ciocanel, Assistant P...

### Why You Should Participate in This Middle School Math Contest

Are you a middle school math, science, or STEM teacher looking for an exciting way to e...

### 25+ Math Competitions for Students

A list of 25+ math contests for middle school, high school, and undergraduate students ...

### Announcing Results from the 2023 MCM/ICM Math Modeling Contests

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MC...

### 9 Compelling Reasons to Enter a Math Contest

Have you been thinking about entering a math contest? Then read on! Here are some reaso...

### Math (and Math Modeling Contests) for Each and Every Student

COMAP is and will always be dedicated to math for each and every student, from our math...

### What Is the MCM/ICM Undergraduate Math Competition?

Are you a student looking for an undergraduate math competition where you can solve a r...