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Academic Year Program


During the academic year, students participate in the Upward Bound program through individual meetings in their home schools and by attending monthly Saturday Programs. In both of these settings, students prepare for college by receiving academic guidance, career counseling, and tutoring. Trips to college campuses and other cultural activities are also included, as are workshops on various professional development topics.

Workshop topics include:

  • Study skills
  • Financial aid
  • Time management
  • Choosing a major
  • Healthy relationships


Upward Bound seniors receive additional support throughout the college application process. Fee waivers for the SAT and college applications are also available.

Families of Upward Bound students are encouraged to actively participate in the program! Seminars for parents are scheduled throughout the year to keep families in the know about their child’s education. All families are invited to the last Saturday Program in the spring to celebrate the year’s successes.


"I really do want to get all that I possibly can out of this program. I feel that it does help in a very big way."
Upward Bound student