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Testing for Students in Hong Kong and China

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Testing Options

Computer Based SCAT at Prometric

All CTY Talent Search students may take the computerized SCAT by appointment at a Prometric testing center. Prometric offers the test at their test centers worldwide several times a month. Please submit a Talent Search application to receive an eligibility number for Prometric test registration. 

Paper and Pencil SCAT

To provide additional testing options for CTY Talent Search students in Hong Kong and China, CTY will offer the following paper-based School and College Ability Test (SCAT) testing sessions in January. Students who have already tested in November should wait for the results before registering for this test. Please click on the appropriate links below to access test information for each location:

The testing fee is US $156 (US $56 for Talent Search application fee and US $100 for the test fee). CTY will also offer paper-based testing at some designated schools in the regions. Details about other school-based testing options, if available, will be announced by the schools separately. 

Learn more about the SCAT, including sample questions.

CTY-Administered SCAT Public Testing at The University of Hong Kong (HKU) – Session 1 or 2 (Testing Code: 38021 or 38022)

  • Date: Sunday, January 14, 2018
  • Time: 10-11:15 a.m. (Testing Code: 38021) OR 2-3:15 p.m. (Testing Code: 38022)
  • Venue: The University of Hong Kong – Hui Pun Hing Lecture Hall (Library Extension LE1)
    Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
  • Grade Level: 2-8
  • Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 4, 2018
  • Registration Instructions

CTY-Administered SCAT Public Testing in Shanghai – Session 1 (Testing Code: 38023)

  • Date: Sunday, January 21, 2018
  • Time: 10-11:15 a.m. (Testing Code: 38023)
  • Venue: HKU Shanghai Study Center - 2/F Studio
    No. 298, North Suzhou Road, Hong Kou District, Shanghai, China 200085
  • Grade Level: 4-8 (not for grades 2-3)
  • Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 11, 2018
  • Registration Instructions

Registration Instructions for CTY-Administered SCAT Testing

To apply for this CTY-Administered SCAT testing, follow the instructions below carefully and submit the application before the registration deadline. Please note that there are three possible ways to apply, depending on whether you have ever registered with CTY before.

Category of Student

Link to CTY-Administered Testing

New to CTY

https://cty.jhu.edu/mytalentsearchnew

CTY student who has not yet registered for the 2017-18 Talent Search (registered before July 1, 2017)

https://cty.jhu.edu/mytalentsearch (Log in as a Parent)

CTY student who has already registered for the 2017-18 Talent Search
(registered before June 30, 2017)

https://cty.jhu.edu/mytest (Log in as a Parent)

*Important: Please note that you must put down the appropriate Testing Code in Step 3 under "CTY-Administered Testing" to register for the test. It is important that you use the correct Testing Code for the location and time you are selecting, otherwise your registration will not be processed correctly. See an example for the Shanghai test below:

sample for Shanghai - CTY-Administered Testing: This section applies only to students who have been invited to take CTY's SCAT test by paper...

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