trio Upward Bound at the University of Minnesota
TRiO Upward Bound prepares you for college through tutoring, on campus experiences, colleges visit and help with applying to college. Upward Bound is a federally-funded, U.S. Department of Education equal educational opportunity program. The grant serves students enrolled at Minneapolis' Edison, North, and South high schools. TRiO Upward Bound at the University of Minnesota began working with students in 1966, and since 2001 has worked with approximately 100 students each year.
TRiO Upward Bound At a Glance
- A 5-week academic summer program. You'll live in a University of MN dorm with fellow students and residential advisers while working on academic courses such as English, math, science, language, and study skills. The program also offers academic enrichment classes, including career development, college planning, and student leadership development.
- Cultural, social, and recreational activities designed to foster personal growth, build leadership skills, and broaden student awareness and appreciation of the world
- An academic year program offering weekly grade-specific academic courses, tutoring, advising, and counseling.
- Monitoring and tracking of students academic and co-curricular activities.
- Assistance with college selection, admission, entrance exams, financial aid applications, and scholarships applications.
- Intervention methods to assist and encourage students toward positive academic achievement.
- View the Upward Bound brochure to learn more.
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