As a participant in Educational Talent Search, you will have access to the following free activities and services.

Mentoring


Our Educational Talent Search Mentors are stationed in your high school career center on select days. During our meeting, we will discuss the following topics:

  • A-G course requirement review
  • GPA & Transcript review
  • College Admission requirements 
  • SAT / ACT Information, Prep and Fee Waivers
  • UC and CSU admission applications
  • Community College Referrals
  • Career Exploration Seminars
  • Financial Literacy 
  • Personal Statement Assistance
  • College/University Student Support Services Information


Tutoring


We offer afterschool tutoring in Math at Pasadena City College or at your school. Contact us to find out more about tutoring availability.


Academic Skills Workshops


We offer workshops to help students develop the skills needed to succeed in college. 

  • Study skills
  • Time management
  • Organization
  • Note Taking
  • Goal Setting

College Prep Workshops


We offer workshops to help students develop the skills needed to succeed in college. 

  • Four systems of education
  • Admission requirements
  • Profile application
  • CSU Mentor
  • Benefits of College

Field Trips


Attend events that will prepare you for college.  We provide college tours to local campuses as funding permits. You will also benefit from cultural enrichment through visits to theaters, museums, plays, and sporting events. Talent Search students are selected for trips based on participation and academic standing.


Summer Program


For incoming 9th graders we offer a summer transition program. Summer is a 4-week accelerated program that offers Math, English, Career Exploration and foundational instruction in Latin to aid with SAT level vocabulary. We provide two field trips to colleges and cultural activities.