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Middle & High School Students

TRIO advisors and college mentors visit with participants at their middle or high school several times a month.

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Students meet with KU TRIO Talent Search staff approximately once a month for 30 to 60 minutes and participate in workshops on topics such as academic development, career exploration, and preparing for college.
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Students can meet one-on-one or in small groups with KU TRIO Talent Search staff and learn more about a specific career or college topic, engage in scholarship searches, or discuss academic success.
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Eat & Greet

Students meet with KU TRIO Talent Search staff during scheduled lunch periods and receive resources on a variety of topics such as careers, colleges, STEM programs, academic strategies, financial aid, and scholarship information.

Additional Free Services

  • Academic development workshops
  • Career exploration workshops
  • College planning workshops
  • Financial aid resources/FAFSA assistance
  • Academic advising/career counseling           
  • Test-taking information (ACT, Accuplacer)
  • Financial literacy resources
  • Rigorous curriculum information
  • College visits
  • Scholarship searches
  • Family workshop series
  • STEAM activities
  • Summer programming and summer camps
  • Virtual activities
  • Referrals to community agencies