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Wichita State University (Talent Search)

  • Wichita State University (Talent Search)
  • 1845 Fairmount
  • Wichita , KS 67260
  • (316) 978-6844
  • 1977
  • Sara E Baltazar
  • Prog Educational Advisor/Financial Literacy Coord
  • (316) 978-6755

Program Description

TRIO Talent Search is a federally-funded program designed to prepare and motivate middle school and high school students for postsecondary education. Services include connections to high quality academic tutoring, advice and assistance in secondary course selection, preparation for college entrance examinations, completing college admissions applications, information and assistance in completing Federal student financial aid and scholarships, assisting high school dropouts, and improving the financial and economic literacy of students and their parents. The Middle School Summer Enrichment Program is an eight week-long experience for 6th-8th grade students intended to promote academic excellence.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • 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

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Wichita State University