The Educational Talent Search Guarantee...

ETS Guarantees

  • Academic, financial, or career counseling including advice on entry or re-entry to high school or college programs
  • Career exploration and aptitude assessment
  • Tutorial services
  • Visits to college campuses
  • Information on student financial assistance
  • Assistance in completing college admissions and financial aid applications
  • Access to mentoring programs
  • Help with study skills
  • Encouragement to continue education after high school
  • Workshops for families of participants

Who Qualifies to Participate in ETS?

  • Those who are first generation college pursuant (neither parent has a four-year college degree) and/or financially eligible
  • Students in grades 6-12
  • Those who did not complete high school and want to get their GED and/or high school diploma
  • Those who would like to start or return to college or a vocational program
  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.

Participant Expectation

  • Attend school regularly
  • Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average
  • Participation in program activities
  • Respect for self and others and their differences
  • Motivation and commitment to pursue college or vocational school