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CTY's executive director, Elaine T. Hansen, penned an op-ed on college readiness for The Chronicle of Higher Education, published March 15, 2013. Full text is below:...Read more.

College readiness is an important issue not just for struggling students, but for top students, too, CTY executive director Elaine Tuttle Hansen writes in an op-ed published in the Chronicle of Higher Education.  Read it here:

CTY Genomics ClassResearchers from the Johns Hopkins Center for Epigenetics and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth have found that hands-on lab research in high school influences career plans for gifted minority students. Read more ...

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BALTIMORE February 11, 2013 --- Three students at the same high school in suburban Philadelphia achieved perfect scores on the SAT, and they credit the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) with their success....Read more.

The 2013 CTY Summer Program catalogs and CTYOnlline catalogs are now online, and you may apply now.

CTY Summer and CTYOnline courses give students an in-depth and accelerated look at an academic subject. Our students are guided by expert faculty and supported by a diverse group of young people with exceptional academic abilities.

* Apply now for CTY Summer Programs! Details include timetables and deadlines. You may also want to look up the courses for which your child qualifies. Applications for CTY Summer Programs are accepted through April, although some courses fill quickly.

* Apply now for CTYOnline courses for spring and summer!

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