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: 4/11/15. 9th-11th--A few weeks will pass by before we see you again and use this moment to reflect on where you are at. How are your clases going? Are you developing meaningful relationship with your family, friends, and school staff? Remember to never lose sight of the finish line and the importance of your grades.
Parent Institute will take place on 4/11/15. Thank you so much for your support thus far! Next parent session will explore college entrance exams!
College Retention Students: Let us know what you will be doing this summer! Always find opportunities to support your career development.
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.