Sat, May 14|
8th Grade Economics Bootcamp
Do you want review for 8th grade Economics before the Comps? If so, click to learn more!
Time & Location
May 14, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM MST
About the Event
About this Bootcamp:
Do you need extra help on 8th grade Economics to secure an A on your Comprehensive exam? If so… join the 8th Grade Economics Bootcamp!!! This Bootcamp consists of a series of review sessions led by Isaac Ong and Aaroosh Kale. We plan to guide you through the curriculum in a sort of rapid review crash course fashion to fully prepare you for the very near comprehensive/final exams. The sessions will cover CPI calculations, market failures, comparative and absolute advantage, and many other 8th grade Economics topics along with practice problems to reinforce the topics reviewed. Both instructors have taken the 8th grade comp exam and have gotten a 5 on both of the AP Microeconomics and Macroeconomics exams. In addition, they have valuable tips and resources to provide to ensure you ACE this exam.
About our instructors:
Isaac Ong is a sophomore at BASIS Chandler who has gotten an A in 8th-grade Economics and AP Economics. He has also got a 5 on both AP economics exams. Isaac participated in “The Mayors' Challenge for Economic Education” Economics challenge in the 8th grade and AP divisions. Outside of school, you can find Isaac riding his bike or doing something new.
Aaroosh Kale is a sophomore at BASIS Chandler who is passionate about the subject of economics and has gotten an A in both AP Microeconomics and AP Macroeconomics. In addition, he scored a 5 on both AP Economics exams. In his free time, Aaroosh enjoys playing tennis and helping the community through his own initiative called MediSAVE.
Review Session Dates and Information:
First Class (5/13 from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.): Macroeconomics Topics
- Government policies, and what counts in unemployment
- Unemployment criteria
- Unemployment rate formula
- Types of unemployment
- Labor Force Participation Rate
- Practice questions
- Monetary and Fiscal Policy
- Monetary Policy: Open Market Operations (buying and selling bonds), Discount rate
- Fiscal Policy
- Practice Questions
- Economic systems (graphs) for Aggregate Demand and Supply
- Poverty + GDP Shifters
- More Practice Questions
Second Class (5/14 from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.): Microeconomics Topics
Full syllabus TBD!
Third Class (5/15 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.): Microeconomics Topics
Full syllabus TBD!