How does Upward Bound help students?
Upward Bound helps students create a vision for their future success by offering: • Academic support in the form of tutoring, supplemental workshops and educational planning; • The opportunity to learn about a wide variety of career and educational opportunities by visiting work sites and colleges; • The opportunity to develop self management and leadership skills; • The chance to attend cultural activities; • Assistance with college admissions, financial aid and scholarship applications, and standardized test preparation, • Help planning appropriate classes in high school in order to ease the transition into post-secondary education. All Upward Bound services are provided free of charge! How does Upward Bound help parents? Parent involvement increases students’ success. We help parents take an active role in their student’s success by: • Being available to answer questions about high school achievement and college preparation; • • Providing parent informational workshops at key times