- ✔ academic, financial, career, or personal counseling
- ✔ advice on entry or re-entry to secondary or postsecondary education
- ✔ 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
- ✔ special activities for sixth, seventh, and eighth graders
- ✔ workshops for the families of participants
We have a select number of laptops available to our participants for ACT/SAT test taking. In addition, you may register your LPS issued laptop for UNL WiFi access.
We are stocked with a small number of graphing calculators, which aid our students to get a grip on test taking, number crunching, and some calculus.
Do you have college applications or documents that you want to print? Well, we have a TRIO Student Computer Lab with a printer for your printing needs.
You have a document to fax to one of the postsecondary institutions that you have applied or plan to, and we have a fax machine to take care of that.
You are a senior and it is time to research about which college you want to attend, what to major in etc. Our TRIO Student Lab is a good place to start.
A right tool can make the task at hand productive; nothing beats technology in productivity. So, we offer training on various technologies that can help our students.
Given our students are from both middle and high schools, we create opportunities to supplement curricular activities to ensure students gain a well-rounded education.
Summer programs are an essential piece to our operations. We utilize this time for curricular and cocurricular activities, campus visits, etc. which helps participant retention.
We take our students on campus visits, especially seniors, to various colleges and universities to give them multiple perspectives on the college going experience.
Finding the right college and determining the right major could be an exhausting task. Our staff members can make this process productive and eventful.
Our staff members are well versed with the college admission process and can assist you with completing application forms, completing recommendation letters etc in a timely fashion.
Getting into college is the first step, staying course and graduating is the target. So, we keep a tab on our students past high school graduation and offer assistance towards this target.
We give out participants ACT registration packet and arrange for fee waiver. We also prepare them academically and get them mentally ready for test taking. We do the same for SAT.
We work with students, and their parents and families to make them aware of how much college costs and the procedure to apply for financial aid and scholarships.
College Financial Aid
A sound financial plan is important for college success. We provide financial aid information and assist our students and their families with estimators, FAFSA applications etc.
A scholarship to fund your college in part or full is a wonderful thing. We can work with you to identify the right scholarships and help you apply in a timely fashion.
We have dedicated tutors on board to assist our students in their coursework. These services are provided right in our target schools to help them get some needed help.
We have mentoring programs taking into account your interests and what you want to do in college and after. If we cannot be of assistance, we will strive to find someone who can.
Our staff members are seasoned professionals and chances are we have on more than one occasion assisted someone in the same boat as you. Come talk to us and we will be happy to help.
If you have a specific interest or are unsure what career options would best fit you, we can help you explore what is out there and can even find someone whom you can shadow.
The students we serve and their academic success is at the core of all we do. We work with them towards this goal with an academic plan and periodic assessment.
We can help in your aptitude assessment and if you have a a latent potential and our staff has the commitment to stoke and translate the potential to talent through aptitude assessment.
After School Assistance
We believe after school activities go a long way in a child's success in school. Our after school activities were conceived and are conducted with this thought in mind.
We can help you get back into high school and college. Our staff members can assist you with GED prep, reentry planning, readmission application, financial aid etc.
A holistic approach during schooling is essential for a well-rounded experience. We offer our participants opportunities to attend cultural events hosted in the community.
At workshops, we brief participants' parents and families the importance of a college degree. We also elaborate on opportunities, the college application and financial aid process.
The teachers of our participants are our partners, as we have the same goals. We work with the LPS teachers in the middle and high schools we serve to help our students succeed.
Through local and regional leadership conferences and skill development exercises, we provide our participants across the board excellent opportunities to excel in what they do.