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TRiO: Student Support Services

Mission

TRiO Student Support Services is funded by the U.S. Department of Education to assist a total of 350 low-income, first generation, &/or disabled college students on the Lynn & Danvers campuses. NSCC's TRiO program seeks caring & enthusiastic full-time students with leadership & community service capabilities who are motivated to be academically successful & would benefit from personalized support (academic counseling, learning community classes, tutoring, career planning, college transfer assistance, cultural atcivities, & more). If you believe you meet these qualifications, please complete the TRiO Application & return it to TRiO (LW165 or DB104). As space is available, we will contact you to invite you to an information session, interview with a TRiO Counselor, and/or may request eligibility documentation.

 

Goals for Students

  • To develop a personalized program for college success
  • To build self-confidence & leadership ability
  • To develop & improve problem-solving, critical thinking, & study skills
  • To broaden cultural experiences
  • To foster peer relationships
  • To develop positive attitudes towards learning
  • To participate in opportunities that will assist with resume-building
  • To graduate from NSCC
  • To transfer into a bachelor's degree program

 

Services and Benefits

TRiO students are typically very active at NSCC & beyond, involved in Student Life activities & community service. Our students appreciate the one-on-one specialized attention & care they receive from the TRiO team, which strengthens their academic skills for college success.

TRiO students have access to a professional staff focused on achieving the students' educational & vocational goals. Program benefits & services include:

  • Supportive team environment
  • Academic advising & personal support
  • Free, individual tutoring
  • Career planning
  • College transfer assistance
  • Financial aid information & scholarship search assistance
  • Study Skills seminars
  • Cultural activities
  • Community service opportunities

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