What's coming up for Upward Bound?
Thursday, Sept 27, 3-5pm, Room 441.
Get Organized! Come to this workshop to get the tools you need to better manage your schoolwork, extracurriculars, and home life. Learn how to better keep track of assignments, manage your to-do lists, study smart, and take better notes.
College costs and financial aid
Thursday, Oct. 4. 3:30pm-5:30pm, Room 441.
Student/Parent workshop for Juniors and Seniors only.
Come to this College Costs & Financial Aid workshop to have Steve Gibson from Project Leadership lead you and your family through the financial aid application process and help you determine which colleges you might be able to afford.
All students should bring a list of their top five colleges to this event.
Testing Skills workshop
Wednesday, October 17, 3-5pm, Room 441.
Freshman/Sophomore Only Workshop.
Students today are required to take more tests than any generation before them. For this reason, it is essential to learn skills and strategies that will help you succeed in tests both big and small.
Miss KeAyra Williams will walk students through a variety of strategies designed to increase student success and reduce test-taking anxiety.
keep calm and find a mentor
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 3-5pm, Room 441.
A workshop so nice, we're doing it twice! At this workshop students will have the opportunity to meet college students that could possibly become their mentor for the semester! Each student, and mentor will receive a ranking sheet of paper that will give them the opportunity to list who they think would be the best fit. Make sure you come to our first big workshop of the year! We’ll have an ice cream bar to break the ice, and get things started. Can’t wait to see you there!
College application lab
Thursday, October 18. 3:30pm-5:30pm.
Junior/Senior Only workshop. Parents are welcome but not required to attend.
It's time to start on those college applications! Steve Gibson from Project Leadership will lead students in a hands-on college application lab and answer their questions about the application process.
All students should come prepared with information about their educational and extracurricular history.
The difference between a warrior and an ordinary man is that a warrior sees everything as a challenge, while an ordinary man sees everything as either a blessing or a curse.