Educational Talent Search services available to participants free of charge:

  • Tutoring
  • Postsecondary School Admissions
  • Individual Academic Counseling
  • Workshops
  • Career Development
  • Cultural Events
  • Financial Aid

Connections to tutoring are provided free of charge to Talent Search students in four major curriculum areas: English, History, Math, and Science.

Postsecondary  Admissions
Assistance will be provided for completing all forms necessary to enter college or technical school. Group and individual visitations to college campuses will be arranged. Individual plans of study will be explored and developed.

Individual Academic Counseling
Services include academic advising for students requiring assistance in curriculum planning, ACT testing, career exploration, student housing, college survival skills, and test taking techniques.

Workshops will assist students and their parents in the areas of financial aid, career planning, preparation for ACT & SAT-9 testing, time management, long range planning, self-esteem, and appropriate social and work skills.

Career Development
Career exploration will assist Talent Search students to determine their career goals through various interest & aptitude tests. They will also learn educational and skill requirements, job duties, and job market outlook for their field of study.

Cultural Events
Talent Search students will have access to cultural events such as music, art, plays, and museums. Transportation will be arranged and provided by the Talent Search program.

Financial Aid
Financial Aid advising is available to Talent Search students and their families requiring assistance when applying for Grants, Scholarships, Workstudy Programs, and Student Loans.

Contact the Educational Talent Search director, Diane Meredith
by e-mail at
by phone at 501.760.4225.