Planning and preparing for the college admission process is a big part of what Upward Bound does with students. Students should start preparing freshman year by taking challenging classes, but don't worry if you haven't done some of these things yet. Get started now!
An online community for aspiring first generation college bound students. Read stories of determination & persistence by other first gen students, get advice, search for schools that support first gen students. Log your own story of overcoming obstacles to higher education.
First In the Family
Resources in planning for college. What to do to get ready in each year of high school, information on overcoming obstacles for 1st generation college students, and resources for success in college.
Information on what Juniors should be doing & when.
Make sure you're not missing any important tasks by checking this check list and adding items to your planner!
Register for the SATs, complete the PROFILE Financial Aid application, learn about colleges & financial aid, prepare for the SATs
A great college search engine tool that gives detailed data about most any school in the US, including admissions info, financial aid info, majors, retention, etc.