To apply to the Williams College Math Camp, you should be a current high school student, and be enrolled in or have completed Algebra 2 or its equivalent. The following materials must be received by Friday April 4, 2014; hard copy submission is preferred but email submissions in the form of pdf attachments are acceptable as well. Applicants will be notified of admission decisions by late May. The following is a list of all required application materials.
- 2014 WCMC Application Form
- Math Camp Challenge Questions 2014 Write Ups
- Personal Statement
- High School Transcript and any available standardized test scores
- 2 Recommendations: 1 Personal & 1 Academic (Download Recommender Form)
Recommendations: Two recommendations (one academic and one personal) are required. Be sure to give each recommender a recommendation form to complete and submit with their letter. One letter should address your mathematical abilities and accomplishments, while the other letter (from a teacher, mentor, or counselor) should address your personal character.
Statement of interest (2 pages): Why do you want to attend WCMC? Please include information about your mathematical background and interests, and why you think the camp will be a good opportunity for you.
Math Challenge Questions: Submit clear and detailed solutions for as many questions as you can. We do not necessarily expect full solutions for every question. We’re interested in your approach to the question as well as your ability to communicate your ideas clearly and effectively. Correct answers without explanations will not be considered.