Herbert Hoover

High School

 Herbert Hoover High School

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SDSU Talent Search
An academic outreach program to enhance early college preparedness
and awareness for middle and high school students.

The SDSU Talent Search program is an educational opportunity program funded by the U. S. Dept. of Education to assist middle and high school students pursue post-secondary educational programs.

Our main purpose is to identify qualified youths and guide them in the processts_logo of enrolling in an institution of post-secondary education and providing information on the availability of financial aid. The program provides academic, career and financial counseling to students in selected schools in the San Diego City Schools and Sweetwater Unions High School District.

Academic Advisors are assigned to each school site to assist students with the following:
  • General guidance
  • Academic counseling
  • Exploration of career options
  • SAT/ACT test information
  • College visits
  • Assistance with college applications
  • Financial aid information/assistance with financial aid application
  • Guidance in post-secondary choices
  • Career Awareness: Individual counseling
  • Motivational/Informational group sessions
  • Tutoring
Download a student Talent Search Application Form:

Visit our Talent Search home page at San Diego State University for more program information.
Contact us:
Melani L. Soto, M.A.
Program Coordinator Advising, SDSU Talent Search (TS)
Undergraduate Research Coordinator, Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP)/
Faculty Student Mentoring Program  (FSMP)
Pre-College Institute
Office: 619 594-2954
Fax: 619 594-7821
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