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By MrTsima, history, 4 days ago, In English

This year I got admitted to one of the most prestigious universities in my country. Now I am a mathematics and computer science freshman. However, the fact that my expectations did not meet the reality bothers me. Could you please share your experiences, how did your new university life meet your expectations? What did it change in your life routine, especially regarding competitive programming?

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By MrTsima, history, 5 weeks ago, In English

Who are IOI 2020 participants? Has anyone already made a list of them? If so where can I find it? Else, comment your country's IOI team's handles.

UPD: Many thanks to kostka for his effort

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By MrTsima, history, 7 weeks ago, In English

Tomorrow I have the last day before IOI team selection tests, I don't have much chance but it's still not zero. I believe my main problem is that I often come up with wrong solutions and spend lots of time on it. Also, I can't sleep well the night before so I find it hard to concentrate during the contest. Any tips how to avoid these types of problems? And how do you spend last days before important contests?

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By MrTsima, history, 7 weeks ago, In English

It's so weird people can't write contest well and then they just give up. It's easy: if you fail just have a look at this editorial.

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By MrTsima, history, 6 months ago, In English

I think when everything is over, there will remain the phrase: " Corona effect". Because of the increased number of users and participants on every platform.

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By MrTsima, history, 8 months ago, In English

IZHO is on the door.

If anyone has information about the mirror please share with us.

P.S. Please add missing participants and predictions here in the comment section.

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By MrTsima, history, 9 months ago, In English

I was wondering is there any way I can see my contribution history? Or just max/min of it?

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By MrTsima, 10 months ago, In English
  • Do personal problems motivate or affect you? ( How can I use them as my advantage if possible? )
  • What helps you concentrate better?
  • Should you rest during 5-hour contest?
  • Should you look at leaderboard?
  • What is the time after you should change to the next problem?

Please share your opinion, knowledge and experience.

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By MrTsima, history, 14 months ago, In English

Look at these solutions: This one and this one . Is not it cheating? MikeMirzayanov what are you going to do against this?

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By MrTsima, 15 months ago, In English

I think saba2000 or Benq will win. Write your opinion in comments!

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By MrTsima, history, 15 months ago, In English

Who is your favourite codeforce's blogger and why?

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