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By monologue, history, 3 months ago, In English

9 days ago I posted this. Dramatically, I gain +236 in 4 rounds and become a master right after falling all the way down to expert. It's quite impressive and I would like to share some experiences, hope this can help you.

1.Do not solve too many easy problems. For instance, you should be more focused on *1900 — *2200 problems if you are a cm and want to become master. I had solved 250 *800 problems before I even realized it (I guess it's because I used to virtual participated a lot but rarely tried to work out problems I didn't solve after vp), and it turns out to be a total waste of time.

2.I find it helpful to make myself solve some problems every day and keep the profile green. Sometimes I do *800 problems to keep this (remember: do not make it a routine!) when I am really busy, such as participating in ICPC and CCPC, but it does make me solve a lot more problems than before, because I am kind of lazy and would not be that eager to solve problems without this motivation.

3.Participate in official rounds as long as you can. The idea is that the more rounds you participate in, the more accurately the rating reflects your true cp skill. So when next time you are making excuses like "I am afraid of losing my rating/I don't feel myself today...", maybe you should give it a second thought.

4.Don't lose your faith. If I can be a master, so can you. Just solve more problems and have fun.

Good luck to our cp career:)

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quehuan,gongxini!zhuhe.

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dude that's orz, im still a newbie in 13 months

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Welcome to codeforces VIP club. Congratulations.

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so what ? If you think its important it will be important, if youthink its useless it will be useless and by the way what is master ?

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This is so cool. Truly amazing. I have been following you for quite sometime now and its so nice to see you finally reach Master. I really want to follow the same discipline and reach greater heights. Thank you inspiring so many. Wish you more success :)

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any guideline for an expert for how to become master like which problems to focus more step by step?

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    My opinion: Solve some problems first, then you will have an understanding on your current ability. For problems in a certain range (*1300/*1400 and lower, for example), you know you can solve them independently with almost 100% probability, so just don't do them when you are training. For problems in a certain range (*1900/*2000 and higher, for example), you will feel that usually you don't know what the editorials are talking about(often it's because it involves something you don't know), then don't do too many of them when you are training. Spend more time on problems which you have the chance but not so certainly to work out in an official round.

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Congratulations !!

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Thank for your advice, I will try hard every day to reach Expert in the next 3 month.

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you solved 100 problems a month; It's my goal for '24. how did you manage it with college?

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    Actually I am sort of messed up with college, so I really don't know lol. I think maybe with much effort you can achieve it.

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Congo bro, hopes at the end of 2024 I will also writing this kind of post.

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What kind of advice would you give a pupil like me, to reach Specialist and even Expert

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I saw your post several days where you ask how to become a master. And now your dream comes true. My sincere congratulations. Your case also inspires me that one day I can be a master too.

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Congratulations on becoming a master.

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    u r the best

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      I guess , I am doing the same mistake of solving too many easy problems, I would still love to hear your thoughts. Can you please look at my profile and give me some feedback, like what rating range should I focus on , any topics suggestion, general advice etc. I would really appreciate that. monologue

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clapping for you. By the way what is master ?

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Congratulations, your dedication is truly inspiring <3