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University of Maine Educational Talent Search

  • University of Maine Educational Talent Search
  • 310 Chadbourne Hall
  • Orono, ME 04469
  • Karen Eim
  • Director
  • 207-581-3736

Program Description

Maine Educational Talent Search (METS), an early intervention federal TRIO program, is funded to assist students in grades 6-12 from 23 target schools in Maine. The goal of METS is to assists students to graduate high school with a rigorous curriculum, attend college and graduate from college. METS serves 1,111 students in Maine. Participation in METS increases college going by 50%.

Services Provided

  • College admissions guidance and counseling


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 675
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0


  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Husson University
  • University of Maine
  • University of Maine at Presque Isle
  • University of Southern Maine