(For guidelines how to identify your ethnicity, see this
Are you a US citizen/permanent resident?
(for information purposes)
Can you commit 5-7 hours per week to the study at PRIMES Circle,
including weekly two-hour meetings with your mentor on the MIT campus from
mid-January through mid-May?
List the time slots on weekdays or weekends when you will
be available for meetings:
Do your parents/guardians approve of your possible
participation in PRIMES Circle?
Please provide the names and email addresses of your parents/guardians:
How did you learn about PRIMES Circle?
Please list the most advanced math courses you've taken
Please list math books you have read.
Which one is your favorite?
Please describe your math experiences
(camps, summer programs, olympiads).
Include results/scores if any.
Please describe your computer and programming skills and experiences.
If your total combined file size exceeds 20M, please email your file to: PrimesCircle@math.mit.edu
In a free-format one-page statement, please expand on the questions from the Background section.
For example, discuss some of your most memorable/enjoyable math experiences. What types of
problems or math books do you like and why? Explain why you want to participate in PRIMES
Circle, what makes you a good candidate, and what are your plans for the future. Feel free
to provide any additional information you think might help us get to know you better as a
Upload a file:
Accepted File Types: .pdf, .doc, .docx, .zip
Max Total File Size: 20M (If your files are larger, please contact PrimesCircle@math.mit.edu)
Please upload your most recent school transcript.
Accepted File Types: .pdf, .jpg
Max Total File Size: 20M (If your files are larger, please contact PrimesCircle@math.mit.edu )
You are required to provide 1-2 letters of recommendation. Ask your recommenders to send
letters to PrimesCircle@math.mit.edu.
Please list the names and email addresses of those who will be submitting letters of recommendation.
With questions, please contact PrimesCircle@math.mit.edu
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