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By Puc_Puc, history, 5 weeks ago, In English

Recently, I have been doing contest and stuck at Specialists for ~2 months. I recognize that my weakness is submitting WA and solving problems not fast enough (I could get into rank~1000 without it).

I know that in order to achieve Expert, you have to get into rank ~1000 at least 1-2 contests consecutively. Although I'm able to solve 60% of the contest problems, it requires fast coding and bug-free writing skill.

So, is there any site beside CF that you think that it's good and I could practice so as to achieve my goal?. I know that there are lots of Specialists guys have the same question as mine.

Thank you so much. Have a nice day ^^

 
 
 
 
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Auto comment: topic has been updated by Puc_Puc (previous revision, new revision, compare).

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LOL
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    you once stuck at Specialists like me so it would be helpful if you suggest me some practice tips to be like you ^^

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      Don't know how to go from 1400 -> 1600+ in a month, but if you wish to know how to go from 1400 -> 1000+ in a month, I might just have the answer...

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    ALL WHO DOWNVOTED ARE STUPID AS BAG OF ROCKS

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      Why dont u go and see a doctor. Also do urself a favour, dont go to DR.KOKS

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        AHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHHAHAH LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL NICE JOKE MATE))))00))0)0))

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AtCoder is a pretty good place for practice.

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I wish you become an expert as soon as possible

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Any tip for me to reach pupil?

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    Practice more, focus on problems { >= your rating+200} , solve constructive problems ,learn stuff like basic number theory , combinatorics , binary search , dynamic programming. Also do virtual contests. I hope you will reach pupil soon.

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      dp for reaching and staying pupil? -_-

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        not for staying pupil obviously -_-

        I don't see the harm in starting something earlier.

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If you know what are your short comings, then why don't you start working on it. And how can you work on it? The only answer is PRACTICE. If you are looking for answers other than this, then I'm afraid you might not get one.

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Lol, the blog is more like bragging about yourself not tips for becoming expert.

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I've recently found out my weaknesses why I could not be an expert all this time though I can solve 1600-1800 range and I have also solved problems in 1900-2200 range.
1. I just solved problems, didn't try to learn new concepts from others solve if I could solve that problem and I ignored editorial completely.
2. I know many ds, algos which I haven't faced once in cf. That means I had to learn things when I face them.
3. I counted how many problems I solved today rather than how much I learned. Which I think one of the biggest mistakes I have made.
4. I even sometimes can not solve a problem i did solve before.
These are my weaknesses. I think some of you may relate. I'm thinking about overcoming these things. See you guys in a month to tell if this works. Happy coding!!

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    so much relatable.... -_-

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      Your rating graph is kinda similar to mine. It would be helpful if you share how did you overcome the situation. TIA!

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On seeing the data on cfviz, I see that you have only ~20 problems above 1500 solved in whole. Well I am afraid that aint enough for being a expert.

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Try to upsolve first non-AC problem from each contest you've participated in?