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What is Educational Talent Search???
If you are asking yourself this question, you are not alone!!!
Simply put, Educational Talent Search is a program designed to encourage students to complete high school and continue their education at a college, technical or vocational institution.
The Talent Search program does not represent any specific institution. Our primary purpose is to help students to continue their education. We assist students in finding the opportunity that best fits their needs or career choices.
Here's a glance at Educational Talent Search on the national level. TRIO Talent Search programs serve young people in grades six through twelve. In addition to counseling, participants receive information about college admissions requirements, scholarships and various student financial aid programs. This early intervention program helps young people to better understand their educational opportunities and options. Over 320,854 Americans are enrolled in 360 Talent Search TRIO Programs.
Frequently Asked Questions :.
Why participate in the Talent Search program?
We believe that the more education you have, the greater
the chance of personal success. Our purpose is to help
students meet their personal educational goals by staying
in school and entering higher education.
Who can Talent Search help?
Beginning with the 6th grade and continuing through high
school graduation, the Talent Search Program provides
students with the support needed to help them stay in
school. These students are more likely to have the self-
confidence and desire to enter college, technical or
How does Talent Search work?
A Talent Search representative makes regular visits to area
schools to present informational programs and workshops.
Our Talent Search advisors are ready to:
- Assist in exploring career possibilities
- Provide information about colleges and technical or
- Furnish information about financial aid and assist in
- Supply information about the ACT and other admissions
tests used by higher education institutions
- Assist in completing college admission applications
- Offer tips on how to improve study habits, test taking
techniques, and time management skills
- Arrange tours of colleges, technical, or vocational
schools for students to see first hand the many many
- Provide individual counseling
- Coordinate hands-on experiences with technology for
high school, college, and future careers
What does all of this cost?
This service is funded through the United States Department
The assistance is provided free of charge to students,
families, and school systems.
Where can you go from here?
Anywhere you want to go!!!
The Talent Search Program is here to help students make
all the right moves!!!
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Contact Information [ full TRiO staff listing ]
Educational Talent Search 870.838.2961
Tonya Harris, Director
Candice Wilborn, Secretary
Cathy Green Lee