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Your Best of the Year: A Self-Reflection

As the year draws to a close, your feeds are likely filled with “Best ____ of 2021” headlines. You’ve read about the best books, best movies, best apps, best new products, and best “best of the year” lists. Why are these lists so…
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Duke TIP and the 7th Grade Talent Search

Duke University is home to the top-ranked Blue Devils basketball team, a collection of outstanding undergraduate and graduate colleges, and the nation’s most well-known gifted and talented program for young students. In this post, we’ll…

How to Deal with Test Anxiety

It’s normal to feel a little nervous when taking a test – in fact, some studies have suggested that a touch of nerves actually boosts performance. But for a large portion of American students, nervousness becomes outright fear. In fact,…
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College Programs for Middle School

Each year, 7th grade students across the country compete for admission at one of a small handful of university-based talent search summer programs. Duke’s Talent Identification Program (TIP) 7th Grade Talent Search is the first step to attending TIP’s educational programs.