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National Society for the Gifted and Talented

National Society for the Gifted and Talented 

The National Society for the Gifted and Talented (NSGT) is a not-for-profit foundation created to honor and encourage gifted and talented children and youth.  It is committed to acknowledging and supporting the needs of G/T children and youth by providing recognition of their significant academic and artistic accomplishments and access to educational resources and advanced learning opportunities directly related to their interest and talent areas.
For information, contact 800-572-6748 or
www.nsgt.org.

Center for Talented Youth / Johns Hopkins University

CTY seeks students of the highest academic ability through its talent search and offers them challenging educational opportunities that develop the intellect, encourage achievement, and nurture social development.
For information, access
www.cty.jhu.edu or phone 410-735-4100.

New from CTY is Cognito Imagine a place where a teenage Stephen Hawking could have sparred with Einstein over physics, or where an eighth-grade science fair project could be an in-road to college. Cogito.org aims to be that place. Developed by CTY, with generous support from the John Templeton Foundation and others, Cogito.org is a home for the most promising young mathematicians and scientists from both the U.S. and around the world.

College Board 

The College Board conducts the PSAT and SAT college entrance examinations, and is also responsible for Advanced Placement course monitoring and testing for college credit. Online, students may register for the SAT and SAT IIs, prepare for the SAT and conduct an extensive collage search.  Various tools to help students plan for college are available.

http://www.collegeboard.com

http://www.aacps.org/gifted/sat.asp

An alternate college entrance exam is the ACT.  Most colleges accept either SAT or ACT scores for entrance considerations.  The ACT includes tests in English, math, reading, and science, with an optional test in writing.

http://www.act.org/aap/

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