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Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Educational Talent Search

  • Lucia Delgado
  • Director, College Access Programs
  • (970) 491-0660

Program Description

The TRIO Educational Talent Search (ETS) program advises middle and high school students through the college admission, transition, and graduation process. Participants of Talent Search are involved in academic goal-setting, career exploration sessions, and college admission and financial aid workshops.

Services offered through Educational Talent Search are free and offered during the school day in conjunction with their academic schedule. Participants meet approximately twice per month with their assigned ETS advisor for on-going mentorship and guidance for academic success.

Success Stories

"Talent Search opened doors to me that changed my life in positive ways. I was given an education that prepared me for success, as well as opportunities and experiences I would not have had otherwise." - Derek Rau, Colorado State University

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants



  • Between 25% and 50%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 80%