•   Mission Statement   

    Talent Search is a federally funded program designed to identify and assist individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds (low-income and first-generation) who have the potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to the post-secondary institution of their choice. Talent Search also serves high school dropouts by encouraging them to reenter the educational system and complete their education. Talent Search is funder to 616 student and receives $303,071 annually. 
     Participating High Schools 
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    Program Services 
    • Academic, financial, and career counseling including advice on entry or reentry to secondary  or post-secondary programs    
    • Career exploration and aptitude assessment     
    • Tutorial services    
    • Information on post-secondary education assistance    
    • Exposure to college campuses    
    • Information on student financial assistance    
    • Assistance in completing college admissions and financial aid applications    
    • Assistance in preparing for college entrance exams    
    • Workshops for the families of participants