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Briar Cliff University Talent Search

Program Description

Briar Cliff University TRIO Talent Search is a college preparation program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The goal of the program is to provide students in grades 6-12 with support, motivation, and encouragement toward educational advancement and pursuit of post-secondary educational programs. This goal is reached by providing small group and individual assistance in various service areas.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%