Resource: Talent Identification Program (TIP) - Duke University (Durham, NC)
Website: Talent Identification Program (TIP) - Duke University (Durham, NC)
URL: http://www.tip.duke.edu
Description: The Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) identifies gifted children in 4th, 5th and 7th grades and provides resources to nurture the development of these exceptionally bright youngsters. Duke TIP is committed to serving this unique group of students by providing services and programs beyond what is offered in the classroom. Through Duke TIP, a whole range of activities and programs are accessible to parents and teachers to meet the individual needs of gifted children.

Comments: Contributed by: on 10/31/2007
I was involved in TIP as a student in an underfunded rural district. It made a huge difference in my life. I went on to earn a Ph.D. at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, in no small part because TIP gave a few people the idea that it would be worthwhile to invest in me. It was.

Contributed by: Parent on 10/20/2007
I went there as a child. It has been almost two decades, but it still stands out as one of the best experiences of my youth.

Contributed by: Student on 8/1/2005
It was amazing! Everyone there is so accepting and supportive, and the classes are so informative and challenging. I had the time of my life!

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