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***Official 2012 Siemens Competition Thread***

HadiramHadiram Posts: 149Registered User Junior Member
edited January 2013 in High School Life
It seems that every other year has had an official thread so I figured it was probably time to create an Official 2012 Siemens thread.

How are everyone's projects going? Have you submitted yet?
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  • SniperCat30SniperCat30 Posts: 45Registered User Junior Member
    Just sent in my project on Thursday. I did a 4-year continuation!
  • AngelOfSpeedAngelOfSpeed Posts: 337Registered User Member
    Just submitted mine earlier today! Woot woot! :)
  • kait444kait444 Posts: 70Registered User Junior Member
    when your projects were delivered, did it say delivered to 08650 or 08618 for the zip code? What does it say for who signed for it?
  • DescuffDescuff Posts: 4,031Registered User Senior Member
    What is this about?
  • HadiramHadiram Posts: 149Registered User Junior Member
    @kait, I would imagine it should be delivered to 08618, that was where the overnight deliveries should be sent to.

    I'm submitting mine tomorrow morning..eh procrastination

    What was everyone's projects about?
  • tastypoodletastypoodle Posts: 27Registered User New Member
    Whats the semifinalist rate?(i.e. #semis/totalpeople)
  • a1b2c3a1b2c3 Posts: 3Registered User New Member
    @kait444, For my DD it says it was delivered to 08650. Probably it is OK. Any way we are thinking of calling them up and checking tomorrow.
  • tigerman20tigerman20 Posts: 76Registered User Junior Member
    @tastypoodle 300/~1400= 21%


    fingers crossed :D

    What I find interesting is that they release their decisions by October 19, which is less than 3 weeks away, so I dont think they can possibly judge by reading all the papers. I have a feeling they only look at abstracts and results section....what do you all think?
  • AngelOfSpeedAngelOfSpeed Posts: 337Registered User Member
    It says on their website that 2000~ students entered last year though, so I guess it varies(: (although I suppose it makes sense that some of them are group projects).

    I was pretty surprised by the 19th October results too. Not sure how they go about that, hope they have a lot of judges LOL.
  • HadiramHadiram Posts: 149Registered User Junior Member
    To anybody who still needs to send their paper out (lol) here is the overnight address:

    Siemens Competition
    Education Testing Service
    1425 Lower Ferry Road, Room Q220
    Trenton, NJ 08618
  • HadiramHadiram Posts: 149Registered User Junior Member
    ^was that address correct?

    @Angel and tigerman
    I think they have a different set of judges for each category (and there were~12, no?). I think they should be able to read the whole thing. do most people submit all 18 pages?
  • AngelOfSpeedAngelOfSpeed Posts: 337Registered User Member
    ^ I think that's where I sent mine =)
    (Wait, 12 judges per category? oh nvm, you meant 12 categories xD) That sounds reasonable I guess xD
    I submitted all 18 pages. Was actually really difficult to cut it down that much. Of course, I'm sure there are lots of people with smaller projects.
  • HadiramHadiram Posts: 149Registered User Junior Member
    Just printed out my confirmation page. To check, there was no "official way" to print it out right? As in, sometimes websites give you a "print page" button and format it into a nice pdf. I just saved the page as a pdf and printed.
  • AngelOfSpeedAngelOfSpeed Posts: 337Registered User Member
    Yeah. that's how I did it too. Wait, are you getting all your signatures tomorrow? o.o
  • HadiramHadiram Posts: 149Registered User Junior Member
    Haha noooo. I got those last week. I was just re-trying to see if there was another way we were supposed to print. Almost finished--sending it off at 3am!
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