Rutgers University Oncology Olympiad is an academic competition focusing on cancer diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, genetics, and healthcare specialists. The event is comprised of two rounds: an individual qualifying test and a team event. Individual tests will occur online the first week of February 2017. Those who qualify for the team event will be notified by March 1 and receive an invitation to the Team Round, which will take place on May 20, 2017 at Rutgers University - New Brunswick. Prizes will be awarded to the top teams. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Rutgers Cancer Insitute of New Jersey.
Who can participate in this event?
Anyone in grades 9-12 can participate in the individual portion of the event; however, only scores in the top 10% of those taking the individual exam will qualify for the team portion.
Where can I find resources to study for this event?
Resources can by found on the attached PDF.
How do I select when I want to take the individual test?
When you purchase a ticket, you can choose which date (February 1-4, 2017) and time frame you would like to take the test. On the day you selected, you will be allowed to access the individual test online. When you begin the assessment, you will be given 90 minutes to cmoplete the exam. Your answers will automatically be submitted after your 90 minutes are completed or when the three hour time frame ends, whichever is sooner.
How will teams be determined?
After taking the individual test, people who score within the top 10% will qualify for the team portion. When registering, you may indicate the names of members you would like in your group; however, the team average must be within the top 10% to qualify. If you do not indicate team members, individuals will be noticed the names of 4-5 randomly selected individuals to be in their group. The team event will be hosted at Rutgers University - New Brunswick in April/May.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
For any questions regarding the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.