Sunday, October 26, 2014
Upward Bound is a federally funded program for potential college bound high school students. The objective of the program is to develop the academic, intellectual and social skills needed for entrance to and graduation from college. The program includes both an academic year and summer residential component which include workshops for students and parents, careers fairs, college tours, field trips to educational and cultural events, and other activities to supplement the learning process. Benefits of this program include computer instruction, tutoring, academic, and personal counseling, study skills, career development and exploration, guest speakers, SAT preparation, cultural experiences, and recreational activities.