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What is TRIO Talent Search?

CSUSM TRIO Talent Search Program is a FREE academic preparation program designed to assist 9th – 12th grade students in developing the skills necessary to ensure academic success.  TRIO TS seeks to identify and assist students who have the potential to succeed in higher education.  The goal of TRIO TS is to encourage our TRIO participants at Oceanside and El Camino High School to graduate from high school, enroll in and complete their postsecondary education.

Program Services

CSUSM TRIO Talent Search Program provides:

  • Academic, financial, and career advising
  • Information on postsecondary education
  • Exposure to college campuses
  • Information on Financial Aid
  • Assistance in completing college admissions and financial aid applications
  • College entrance exam preparation
  • SAT & ACT fee waivers
  • Mentoring
  • Tutorial Sevices

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.

ALL SERVICES ARE FREE