Talent Search

Talent Search is a FREE program for potential first-generation college students (neither parent has a 4-year degree).Talent Search is dedicated to helping students achieve success both in school and in life. Our goal is to have EVERY Talent Search student graduate from high school and attend a 2- or 4-year college or technical/trade school to further his/her education.

Benefits of Becoming a Member of Talent Search:
• Fee waivers for eligible students that FULLY cover the cost of the SAT (approx. $60), SAT subject tests (about $50 for one subject & additional fees for more subjects), the ACT (over $60), and college applications (average cost is $41 but some are as high as $90)
• Field trips to colleges, universities, and technical schools
• College financial aid assistance and loan counseling
• Eligibility for Talent Search scholarships if attending DSLCC
• Career information
• Early college awareness and preparation
• Assistance with college applications
• Academic advising
• Parent and student workshops on financial aid
• Informational student workshops on financial literacy, colleges and careers, study skills, pre-employment skills, etc.
• Access to special events: TRIO day, student leadership conferences, summer college visits/workshops, etc.

Click HERE to fill out a interest form to join!!