Current TRIO Talent Search Participants

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Annual Trips

9th Grade
Each fall TRIO Talent Search brings their 9th grade students on a one night trip to tour to Wisconsin.

10th & 11th Grade
Over each CCISD & GOISD Spring break, TRIO Talent Search offers a three day trip to tour colleges over three days.

TRio Talent Search rotates their location each year so students will not tour the same colleges in 10th and 11th grade.

11th & 12th Grade
TRIO Talent Search invites active participants to the annual MI-CAPP Student Leadership Summit. This conference offers students an opportunity for students to gain insight and training for leadership as well as a time to celebrate accomplishments.

Additional Resources

How to Study.   

With the proper techniques, a little time and the right environment, you can study more effectively in less time and get the results you want in the classroom.

This document gives invaluable tips on methods that are proven to help you study material and retain more information for a longer period of time.

Fight Distraction! The number-one enemy of effective studying is common everyday distraction, at home or wherever you're studying. learn to minimize distractions.

Try to increase your reading speed. Studies show the faster you read, the faster your brain processes information. It also helps in the retention of that information.

How to Learn.

The following subjects deal with how your brain takes in and stores information. Once you know this, you can tailor your learning to the style that best suits you.

Are you left brained, or right brained? Most of us use one side more than another for processing information. Read about the differences between the two. Then take this test to find out about yourself.

Which senses do you use best? Most of us also display a preference in using sight, sound, and/or touch to most effectively take information in. Then, take this quiz to find out which of these you use best.

Effective note-taking helps a student in both hearing about something for the first time and in the retention of the information presented. nothing is better for studying later than looking at notes.

How to make the most of your time.

Don't worry so much about that test! Take a look at this information and learn how to properly prepare for a test if you suffer from test anxiety.

Learn how to budget your time properly. using the advice and schedule found here will help you identify your priorities and plan your day and week to meet those goals.

Think that education after high school isn't very important? Seeing the amount of money the average high school graduate makes compared to the average college graduate just might change your mind. Interesting food for thought.