TRIO Educational Talent Search

Our Services

The ETS program motivates students to pursue educational and career goals. ETS advisors enhance student's personal and academic development through monthly workshops, one-on-one counseling, college visits, leadership conferences and summer program opportunities.

How much does it cost?

Most services are free, which means little to no cost to you, your parents or your family! Students are expected to make a serious commitment to both their academics and the ETS program. 

Services We Provide

Academic Advising
  • Transcript Review
  • Fulfilling A-G requirements for four-year universities
  • ACT/SAT preparation workshops and fee waivers
  • Leadership Conferences held at Chico State and other universities
  • Opportunities to apply for academic enrichment programs such as Upward Bound Math/Science
College Awareness
  • Assistance in the college search process
  • Assistance with completing college applications
  • Information on admissions, financial aid, college enrollment process and educational equity programs (SSS, EOP, and CAMP)
  • College visitation trips
  • Information on majors and careers
  • Assistance with completing an autobiographical statement for scholarships
Financial Aid Awareness
  • Assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms
  • Assistance with scholarship searches
  • Assistance with completing autobiographical statement for scholarships
  • Financial literacy workshops
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