• Testudo with our students at Maryland Day

    Testudo with our students at Maryland Day

  • Bladensburg HS students conduct science experiment.

    Bladensburg HS students conduct science experiment.

  • Pre-College Program student graduate with Executive & Associate Directors

    Pre-College Program student graduate with Executive & Associate Directors

  • Scavenger hunt at Maryland Day 2013

    Scavenger hunt at Maryland Day

  • Program alumni at Graduation Day 2013

    Program alumni at Graduation Day

  • UMD President Loh with Pre-College Program students, Maryland Day 2013

    UMD President Loh with Pre-College Program students, Maryland Day 2013

  • Career Day at the School of Engineering Summer Program

    Career Day at the School of Engineering Summer Program

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Pre-College Prorams

Important Announcements

2017 SPRING SATURDAY ACADEMY CLASSES
BEGINS SATURDAY 28th JANUARY, 2017

Mandatory Welcome Back Student and Parent Assembly
January 28th at 12:40-1:20pm - Toll Physics Bldg Rm 1412
Student sign begins at 8:45am; classes begin at 9:00am
Parent Association Meeting begins at 9:30am - Physics Bldg 1412

DOWNLOAD PRECOLLEGE IMPORTANT DATES AND REMINDERS SHEET


2017 SPRING TUTORING IS NOW AVAILABLE

Tutoring appointments can be scheduled on campus or at community locations, such as a public library. To schedule an appointment, please contact your counselor.

We encourage students to utilize this service as they work on school assignments and prepare for state and SAT/ACT exams!


2017 SPRING

PARENT ASSOCIATION MEETINGS DATES AND TIMES

Febryary 18th at 9am - Toll Physics Bldg Rm 1412
February 25th at 9am - Toll Physics Bldg Rm 1412
March 11th at 9am - Toll Physics Bldg Rm 1412
April 8th at 9am - Toll Physics Bldg Rm 1412


2017 Pre-College Summer Program

Summer program and SIBS applications are now available! APPLICATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE MARCH 11, 2017.

DOWNLOAD FORMS BELOW!

Summer Program Application
SIBS Program Application
Summer Medical Forms

Spring 2017 LIFT College Tour

LIFT provides students tours of campuses, meetings with admissions representatives, and opportunities for on-the-spot college acceptance.College tours offer students visits to elite Universities, competitive liberal arts colleges, and prestigious HBCUs. This Spring College Tour offers visit to Southern and Northern Colleges and Universities.
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK THE FLYERS BELOW:


Northern College Tour Southern College Tour
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Registration is on first-come first-serve basis
To apply for the Northern Spring Tour Click Here!
To apply for the Southern Spring Tour Click Here!


2016-17 LIFT SAT Prep Course
Every Saturday 9.00am - 12.30pm
Plant Sciences Building Room No: 1111 & 1115
Apply Now!


Pre-College Programs Calendar

Pre-College Programs has updated it's calendar! Click on our "News & Calender" tab on the right of this screen to view important events, deadlines, and activities for students and parents or go to our calendar.

About Pre-College Programs

Pre-College Programs in Undergraduate Studies is a federally funded TRIO Program comprised of the Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math and Science Programs. TRIO programs provide education services to low-income and/or first-generation college bound students in an effort to address economic and social barriers to higher-education.

FACTS:

97% Retention Rate: Our students consistently return from year to year.

93% College Enrollment Rate: Our graduates attend colleges like Harvard, Howard, Johns Hopkins, Morehouse, NYU, Ohio State, St. John's, Syracuse, Temple, Towson, University of Maryland, UNC, UPenn, and UVA.

96% Persistence Rate: Our students remain enrolled in college from year to year.

Upward Bound

Upward Bound Upward Bound (UB) offers students academic and career counseling to assist with admission and completion of a 4 yr college/university degree.

UB provides oprotunities for students to develop robust academic, cultural, social skills while gaining confidence.

UB consists of two components:

(1) A six-week residential experience that provides mathematics, science, composition and reading, foreign language, and study skills instruction.

(2) Academic year Saturday Academy, which offers academic instruction, tutoring, college and career counseling, social and cultural opportunities.

More about Upward Bound –»

Upward Bound Math-Science

The Upward Bound Math-Science (UBMS) Program provides academic and career counseling to students interested in majors and careers in mathematics and science fields.

UBSMS also provides opportunities for academic and social skills development and consists of two components:

(1)A six-week residential experience, consisting of coursework in mathematics, science, composition, reading, foreign language.

(2) And study skills and an academic year Saturday Academy that offers academic instruction, tutoring, college and career counseling, and social and cultural opportunities.

More about Upward Bound Math-Science –»

LIFT

The LIFT Program provides affordable academic services to students who did not meet our Upward Bound programs' criteria.

College admissions are increasingly competitive. LIFT students benefit from SAT prep, tutoring, and summer classe which assist in better preparing them for the college admission process.

LIFT offers summer and academic year programs that easily fits budgets and busy schedules.

LIFT is open to all high school students and their families. More about LIFT –»