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International Pathways to U.S. Universities

The International Pathways program is a special opportunity for international CTY students designed specifically to guide CTY international students and their families through the U.S. university undergraduate admissions process:

  • Identifying schools that match students’ interests and goals
  • Learning about universities’ international application procedures
  • Preparing strong college applications

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Program Details

Who is eligible: CTY international students and Talent Search participants, grades 9 through 11 and their families. Each student must be accompanied by at least one parent or adult guardian.
When: Sunday, July 15 to Friday, July 20, 2018.
Cost: $2,750 USD per person. Fees based on double occupancy. For triple occupancy, contact CTY for pricing. Fees do not include initial airfare to Baltimore or from New York City at the end of the program.

The International Pathways program includes:

  • Lodging accommodations for five nights at hotels and university apartments.
  • Daily meals, including five breakfasts and five lunches (Monday-Friday). Dinners are not included in program fee.
  • Coach bus travel to and from the universities. Tour begins in Baltimore, Maryland and ends in New York City.
  • Structured campus visits to a diverse set of universities in the mid-Atlantic and northeast region of the U.S. Campus tours will include comparative analysis provided by CTY College Counseling.
    Past university visits includes:
    • Johns Hopkins University
    • University of Maryland, College Park
    • Franklin & Marshall College
    • University of Pennsylvania
    • Columbia University
    • Princeton University
    • New York University
  • Exercises to help students understand their unique strengths and interests, and identify what type of school may be a good fit.
  • Open forums exploring the university journey of international students.
  • Program materials including a resource binder to take home.

Scheduled program concludes by 6 p.m. each day. Families are free to explore the areas we visit and have dinner on their own.


Learn more about International Pathways to U.S. Universities

If you have questions about the program, please call 1-410-735-6115, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. EDT, or email ctyfam@jhu.edu.