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Pre-College Programs Services

Academic Instruction

Students engage in English, foreign language, math, science, computer programming and applications and study skills courses. Upward Bound Math-Science students also have opportunities to learn academic research and writing skills. Educational field trips and cultural activities are also integrated into our program for learning that spans beyond the classroom.


Pre-College Programs provides Tutoring Services for enrolled students. If you are an enrolled PCP student and are in need of tutoring, please click this link to complete a tutoring request form:Click Here

College Search and Admission Preparation

Students in the Pre-College Programs have access to various resources when beginning their search for colleges. Through individual and group guidance, counselors assist students with identifying their academic, personal, and social needs and exploring institutions that best match these needs. Students also have the opportunity to visit college campuses during spring and fall college tours. As high school seniors, students are provided college application fee waivers as well as guidance with completing college applications, essays, and resumes.

Students also have opportunities to participate in spring and fall college tours and are provided assistance with the college search process. Pre-College Programs also provides students access to application fee waivers, assistance with college applications, and guidance with admissions essays and resume writing.

Financial Aid

Upward Bound counselors help students and parents locate financial assistance to fund future college education expenses. Through individual and group guidance, counselors assist students and parents with exploring scholarship resources as well as navigating the federal financial aid process. Students are guided through completing the paperwork necessary for financial assistance applications. Financial aid workshops are provided periodically.

Helpful Resources

FAFSA Online: Submit your Free Application for Students Financial Aid (FAFSA) online

College Board: College Board is a one stop information center on colleges and universities

Go College : lets you conduct college searches

Petersons: lets you explore colleges and universities all over United States

College Xpress: provides lots of advice and information about colleges

SAT Registration: connectiong for SAT registration, test dates and locations

SAT Preparation: is an exceptional site that helps you build your vocabulary

SAT Free Math: great resource for Math SAT exams