ERIC Number: ED306884
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Talent Search Program.
California State Univ., Los Angeles.; American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.
The mission of the Talent Search Program at California State University, Los Angeles, described in this report, is to provide admission, financial aid and career awareness information and services to low-income disadvantaged youth to facilitate their access to postsecondary education. The youth served are those between 14 and 27 in the area of Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley. Five school districts, with 10 high schools, are in the target area. Program activities include: collecting and disseminating information on postsecondary educational opportunities; providing counseling and guidance to participants; providing assistance with college applications; assessing participants' interests, career goals, and academic potential; and working with service agencies and educational institutions to obtain services for participants and aid them in applications for college admission and financial aid. Data on the target area and project statistics and accomplishments are included. (KM)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Career Awareness, College Admission, College Applicants, College School Cooperation, Counseling Services, Equal Education, Higher Education, Information Services, Low Income Groups, Minority Groups, Models, Program Descriptions, State Universities, Student Financial Aid
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Los Angeles.; American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.