Upward Bound, LaGuardia

by CUNY - LaGuardia Community College
Phone: 718-482-5480
Contact: Margis P. González Assistant Director
Email Contact: mgonzale/lagcc//cuny//edu
last updated Mar 10, 2014. 10:15 AM

Upward Bound program participants are involved in the program from the time they are selected for participation until they graduate from high school. The program offers a 4-week summer residential component, preparation for college entrance exams and completion of college admission applications, assistance completing FAFSA applications, academic tutoring, career options activities, community services activities, and exposure to cultural events.

Who is eligible?

Students must have completed the 8th grade, be between the ages of 13 and 19, and have a need for academic support in order to pursue a program of postsecondary education. All students must be either from low-income families or be potential first-generation college students.

How to apply

Complete program application (incomplete applications are rejected); attend group interview; attend parent/student orientation

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