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

Advisors & Mentors


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 requirements
  • GPA & Transcript review
  • College Admission requirements 
  • SAT / ACT Information, Prep and Fee Waivers
  • UC and CSU admission applications
  • Private Community College Referrals
  • Career Exploration
  • Financial Literacy 
  • Personal Insight Question Assistance
  • College/University Student Support Services Information

Remote Advising and Mentoring Hours 

(Due to COVID-19, we've made accommodations to offer services to students remotely)

Advisors (PUSD & EMUHSD)
8am - 4:30pm, M-F

Mentors (PUSD & EMUHSD)
9am - 3pm , Tue & Thurs

Rosemead
9am -3pm , W & F

Mountain View
9am-3pm, W & F

PUSD

EMUHSD


Tutoring


We offer after school tutoring at your High School. Contact us to find out more about tutoring availability.

Remote Tutoring Hours

(Due to COVID-19, we've made accommodations to offer services to students remotely)

2pm- 5pm, M - TH


Academic Skill Workshops


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


  • Study skills
  • Time management
  • Organization
  • Test Taking
  • Note Taking
  • Goal Setting
  • Resume Building
  • Leadership/Team Building

College Prep Workshops


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

  • Four systems of higher education
  • Admission requirements
  • Profile application
  • CSU Mentor
  • Benefits of College
  • Common App
  • Black Common App

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, Science, Language, College & Career Exploration. We provide field trips to colleges and cultural activities and one of a Residential experience.