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CTY

/sit'ee/ or /C-T-Y/ [MIT] The terminal physically associated with a computer's system console. The term is a contraction of "Console tty", that is, "Console TeleTYpe". This ITS- and TOPS-10-associated term has become less common, as most Unix hackers simply refer to the CTY as "the console".
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Information about CTY Greece and its programmes are available at the website
During the CTY Talent Search, advanced young learners take above-grade-level tests designed for older students as a means of gaining insight into their abilities.
More than 40,000 students from more than 120 countries participated in the CTY Talent Search.
Since 1979, the CTY has expanded to include a variety of academic opportunities, research, information dissemination, and consultation with educational organizations, public policy initiatives, and diagnostic and counselling services.
By 1993 more than 60,000 students were being identified annually by the CTY talent search, with 6,000 of them enrolling in programmes at a dozen sites throughout the United States and overseas.
CTY hosts award ceremonies to celebrate the outstanding achievement of Talent Search participants who earn high SCAT, SAT, ACT, or SBT scores.
The Johns Hopkins University website explains that CTY Talent Searches "identify, assess and recognize students with exceptional mathematical and/or verbal reasoning abilities".
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