Victor Gao

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Awards

National silver medal, Canadian Computing Competition | 2020

  • Invitation-only national competition for young programmers
  • Placed 11th across Canada

Top 150, USACO Platinum division | Feb 2020

Top 125, Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge | 2019

Top 2%, American Mathematics Competition | 2019

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Experience

President - Victoria Park Computing Club | Sep 2018 - Jun 2021

  • Taught algorithms and data structures at Victoria Park CI
  • Developed coding competition participated in by schools around Toronto
  • Fostered student interest in computer science and increased club size to over 60 members
  • Created and managed online coding community on Discord with over 260 members

Swimming Instructor - Chaco Swim | Sep 2017 - Mar 2018

  • Taught swimming classes of 4-8 children
  • Encouraged students and helped them improve their skill

Shareholder, VP of Marketing - JA company program | Oct 2017 - May 2018

  • Worked as a team to create and run a company
  • Adapted and solved problems to a profit despite unfavorable circumstances

School involvement

  • VPCC president
  • VEX robotics
  • Model United Nations club executive
  • Archery team leader

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Projects

Solar System Website | 2017

Personal Website | 2019

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Skills

Computer programming: C,C++, Java, Python, Turing, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, LaTeX

Education

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High school (2017 - 2021)

  • School: Victoria Park CI (Toronto Canada)
  • Pursuing IB diploma

SAT test

  • Math II subject test: 800/800 points