Educational Talent Search
at John Jay College

619 West 54th Street,
7th Floor
New York, NY 10019

Phone: 212.237.8275
Fax: 212.621.3798

Regular Office Hours:
Mon-Fri, 9:00AM-5:00PM


The Educational Talent Search Program provides...

  • Information on admission to colleges, universities, and other post-secondary schools/training programs
  • Mentoring and advisement on personal, career and academic decisions
  • Financial aid information on college scholarships, grants, loans, and one-on-one assitance in completing financial aid forms
  • Workshops on resume writing, test taking techniques, study skills, choosing the right school, etc. for parents and students
  • Online academic tutoring
  • College visits including tours and information sessions
  • Cultural activities to enhance your educational and personal development

Special Programs

Summer Enrichment Program The Summer Enrichment Program is a special summertime program for middle school students. Classes are offered in reading & writing, mathematics, computer science, art and dance as well as swimming, fun and games, and cultural field trips and activities to enhance summer learning.

College & SAT Prep Twice a year, Talent Search offers SAT and PSAT prep classes for high school students. Classes are held on Saturdays only. The course includes college admissions workshops, financial aid workshops, life skills workshops, a 4-week SAT prep course, and college trip.

Academic Enhancement When in high demand, Talent Search offers an Academic Enhancement course for middle school students on Saturday mornings. The course aims to supplement the students' academic coursework in English and Math.