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Educational Talent Search (ETS) and TRiO

Educational Talent Search (ETS) and TRiO
For more information contact Val Cowan in the Bruin Career Center
Program Description
This program identifies and assists individuals who have parents who never graduated from a 4 year college or university. Everyone has the potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to the postsecondary institution of their choice. Talent Search also serves high school dropouts by encouraging them to reenter the education system and complete their education. The goal of Talent Search is to increase the number of youths who complete high school and enroll in postsecondary education institutions of their choice.

Types of Projects
Projects provide tutorial services, career exploration, aptitude assessments, counseling, mentoring programs, workshops, and information on postsecondary institutions.

Additional Information
Services provided by the program include:
• Academic, financial, career, or personal counseling including advice on entry or re-entry to secondary or postsecondary programs
• Career exploration and aptitude assessment
• Tutorial services
• Information on postsecondary education
• Exposure to college campuses
• Information on student financial assistance
• Assistance in completing college admissions and financial aid applications
• Assistance in preparing for college entrance exams
• Mentoring programs
• Workshops for the families of participants


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Access to Student assistance Programs in Reach of Everyone


About the ASPIRE Program
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Administered by the Oregon Student Assistance Commission, ASPIRE (Access to Student assistance Programs In Reach of Everyone) seeks to provide Oregon high school students solid pathways beyond high school. ASPIRE matches trained community volunteers with high school students to provide one-on-one mentoring. ASPIRE Advisers guide students through the process of applying for college, financial aid, and scholarships.
ASPIRE serves students by:
• Helping high schools build a sustainable community of volunteer advisers
• Educating students and families about the scholarship application process and other options for paying for post-secondary education
• Providing advising, resources, and encouragement to help students access education and training beyond high school
ASPIRE Students

ASPIRE is for all students. It is an all-comer’s program and serves the entire student body. Any student who believes they can benefit from an ASPIRE adviser is welcomed and encouraged to participate. By being inclusive, ASPIRE ensures that all of Oregon’s students have many options for a fulfilling future beyond high school.

Our office is in the Bruin Center located next to the BHHS Counseling Office. All grade levels and students are welcome, we’re here to help everyone plan their future.


For those interested in becoming an ASPIRE adviser the following link may be helpful…..ASPIRE!


WorkSource Oregon and Recruit HIPPO

BHHS and WorkSource Oregon have teamed up to help students with apprenticeships, work experience and tools for placement in the work force.

Recruit HIPPO informative poster