Duke TIP (Talent Identification Program) is now enrolling students in its annual 7th Grade Talent Search.
TIP is a renowned program that allows 7th-grade students to take either the SAT or ACT college entrance exam. All participants will receive some benefits. Students with exceptional scores can earn special recognition and the privilege of attending summer programs at Duke University or on other college campuses.
To qualify for the search, your child must have scored in the 95th percentile or above on a standardized achievement test (such as CogAT, CRCT or ITBS) during their 5th or 6th grade year. A $75 enrollment fee pays for the SAT or ACT exam.
Deadlines for 2016 are:
A) If your child wants to take the SAT/ACT in December:
- Applications sent by U.S. Mail must be postmarked by Oct. 3.
- Online applications are due Oct. 21.
B) If your child plans to take the SAT in January, or the ACT in February:ws3e4u
- Applications sent by U.S. Mail must be postmarked by Nov. 4.
- Online applications are due Dec. 9.