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BMC FALL 2019 APPLICATIONS

Please refrain from emailing BMC staff with any logistical questions and come to office hours instead. 

 

New applicants to the BMC for the Fall 2019 semester:

New Applicants are those who are NOT currently enrolled in the BMC-Upper Spring 2019. Students in BMC-Elementary (grades 1-4) in Spring 2019 are also considered new to BMC-Upper 

Every new applicant must complete:

  • the online application in its entirety

    • and submit the application packet if you choose to answer the four essay questions by hand on paper rather than in the online application

  • Submit your latest School Report Card with Math, Science, English grades and Behavior remarks

  • Submit a letter of recommendation from a math teacher

  • Turn in your correctly formatted check (example check is shown in application), made out to "The United Math Circles Foundation."

  • Fill out the Financial Aid Application if you are eligible and will need financial aid. 

All materials (check, recommendation letter, report card, and application packet, and/or financial aid application) must be delivered to Evans 713/714 by May 8, 2019. You may come during office hours:

  • Mondays 5:15pm - 7:45pm, in Evans 713/714

  • Wednesdays 5:15pm - 5:45pm, 6:15pm - 7:45pm in Evans 713/714

OR If you cannot come during office hours, you may slide any checks and applications under the door of Evans 714. All checks and applications should be in a labelled envelope with the student's name and his/her group he/she is applying to for the fall.

OR you may also mail your check to:

Berkeley Math Circle - Upper
c/o Prof. Stankova, Evans Hall 970
Department of Mathematics
University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-3840

All mailed checks and applications must be received, in the office by May 8th. Postmarked dates will not be considered if the entire application is not in the office by May 8th. 

 

Continuing Students for the BMC Fall 2019 Semester 

Continuing students includes everyone who is currently enrolled in BMC-Upper Spring 2019: Beginners I, II, Intermediate I, II, and Advanced.

Every continuing applicant must complete:

  • the online application in its entirety

  • Turn in your correctly formatted check (example check is shown in application), made out to "The United Math Circles Foundation."

  • Fill out the Financial Aid Application if you are eligible and will need financial aid. 

All materials (checks and the optional level-up application and/or financial aid application) must be delivered to Evans 713/714 by May 8, 2019. You may come during office hours:

  • Mondays 5:15pm - 7:45pm, in Evans 713/714

  • Wednesdays 5:15pm - 5:45pm, 6:15pm - 7:45pm in Evans 713/714

OR If you cannot come during office hours, you may slide any checks and applications under the door of Evans 714. All checks and applications should be in a labelled envelope with the student's name and his/her group he/she is applying to for the fall.

OR you may also mail your check to:

Berkeley Math Circle - Upper
c/o Prof. Stankova, Evans Hall 970
Department of Mathematics
University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-3840

All mailed checks and applications must be received, in the office by May 8th. Postmarked dates will not be considered if the entire application is not in the office by May 8th. 

BMC Summer 2019 Applications

Refrain from sending us emails regarding the logistics. Come see us in person if you have questions. Refer to the contact page for office hours.

**You may still apply to the Advanced group if you have 

  • participated in Math Taught the Right Way 9B or BMC-Advanced in the past
  • have won a major math competition
  • have taken calculus
  • or have other significant math background

If you meet the above criteria and would like to still apply for the advanced group, please email ganesanovya@berkeley.edu directly. 

 

  • Date: June 17th- June 28th, M-F
  • Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Location: UC Berkeley Campus (exact rooms TBA in June)
  • Description: The BMC Summer Program is an intensive two week math program where students will participate for three hours a day in math sessions and also have daily homework for practice. The program is a hybrid between the Berkeley Math Circle and the Math Taught the Right Way Programs (for the Beg I, Beg II, Int I, and Int II groups). The Advanced group over the summer will enjoy an intense Berkeley Math Circle experience.