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Western Texas College (Educational Talent Search)

  • JULIA LEWIS
  • Director, Educational Talent Search TRiO
  • 325-574-7635

Program Description

The Talent Search program identifies and assists in individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds 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 to and complete their post secondary education. The goal of Talent Search is to increase the number of youth from disadvantaged backgrounds who complete high school and enroll in and complete their post secondary education.

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
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • Between 50% and 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Western Texas College