Selecting Teams Variety of mathematical knowledge and backgrounds (Calculus, Statistics, Programming, Physics) Group Dynamics are everything Ask who they would choose not to work with
Hands Off During the Contest If they work at one of the students homes, make sure the parents understand the rules Organize your paper before you begin. Have computers and software set up and ready to go. Have internet access and references (Basic Stat) available Dissuade students from all-nighters
Write as they go, dont wait until the last hours Summary is critical. Dont wait to do it last when you are most tired.
Most of all, have fun. Enjoy the challenge and create a paper that you are proud of. Share the paper at school.
Preparing Students for Modeling Competitions Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org