there's a spot for the AMC scores on the MIT application. Is it worth it to even bother if my AMC 12 is below 100? Or is 96 somewhat an honorable mention because it's still well above the average score and it almost qualifies for AIME.
Shoot, I left it blank, because I never actually got my score-our school just lets the people who scored really really high know their scores. But 6 other kids from my school are applying, so if they somehow got theirs and put them would it hurt me?
hey, I never took AMC test, because my high schools in NJ and CT don't offer them. But, this year, I"m starting a math club because I've always wanted to start one, and if I take AMC 12 test this feb, is it ok to send it to MIT and other schools if I get deferred EA?
By the time you get your score for the A version, it will be early march or so. Most people end up doing a lot better on their second try and that is often around or after MIT decision comes out. either way, if you haven't taken it yet, it won't really help you in terms of getting into MIT.
I mean, what's the downside to sending these scores? They show that you're at least interested enough in math to take a test, and maybe that you did well, particularly if this isn't something you do regularly.
I am open to other opinions, but I don't think there are many (if any) circumstances where reporting a low AMC score would actually be detrimental to an application.