Upward Bound is a federally funded college access TRiO program. Our main objective is to assist high school students towards post-secondary degree attainment.
UB Weekly Update
Seniors: Even though FAFSA is due March 2nd, make sure you continue to check your portals to see if you need any other documents for financial aid.
Our next Saturday session is: 3/7/15. 9th-11th--Go in depth with Academic Planning and Math prep. Seniors: Understand how to interpret your Financial Award Letter and develop interviewing skills!
Congratulations to the 4 Platinum Club members who will be taking a college tour to the Bay Area!
College Retention Students: Deadlines for summer opportunities usually are in late February/March. What will you be doing this summer?
Oxy Upward Bound Mission:
The Occidental College Upward Bound Program assists underrepresented, low income, and first generation students in the central and northeastern sections of Los Angeles with secondary education completion and post-secondary matriculation and completion through one-on-one academic advisement utilizing a case management approach, weekly academic enrichment services and workshops, and summer residential programming. These transformative experiences in turn, promote resiliency, integrity, self-actualization, and the embodiment of competitive greatness so that students become life-long learners who can advocate for themselves and their community.