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TRIO Talent Search

What is TRiO Talent Search?

The TRiO Talent Search Program is an academic preparation program designed to assist 9th – 12th grade students in developing the skills necessary to ensure academic success. The goal of TRiO TS is to encourage students at Oceanside and El Camino High School to graduate from high school and continue on to a post-secondary education.

Our Purpose

The purpose of the CSUSM TRiO Talent Search Program is to provide academic advising, test preparation assistance, university tours, assistance in completing scholarship applications, tutoring, financial aid advising and much more.

Program Services

Academic Advising
Test Preparation
Transcript Review
Test Waivers
University Tours
Assistance in Completing College Applications
Important College Informatioin
Assistance in Completing Financial Aid Apps
Study & Test Taking Skills
Financial Literacy


TRiO Talent Search Program is made possible by a federal grant provided by the U.S. Department of Education and in collaboration with California State University San Marcos, Oceanside High School and El Camino High School.