Reflection: How Math Competition Experiences Influenced My Math Research


  • Kevin Wang Areteem Institute Author


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This article explores the impact of participating in math competitions on an individual's approach to mathematical research. Drawing from personal experiences, the author reflects on how these competitions shaped their problem-solving skills, critical thinking abilities, and perseverance. The article discusses how math competition experiences influenced the author's choice of research topics and provided valuable insights and skills that proved beneficial in their research endeavors. Additionally, the article highlights the importance of networking and collaboration fostered by math competitions, leading to partnerships in research and lifelong friendships. Overall, math competitions provide participants with a solid foundation for success in the world of mathematical research.