Upward Bound

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  • Personal Narrative: Upward Bound

    kept my grades at an okay level just to keep my family off my back. Then the day came where Upward Bound came into my junior high and spoke to all of the students about the things they provided to students…

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  • Upward Bound Thesis

    scarce amount of money. Consequently my parents had to withdraw from studying. The experience of living on the edge of absolute poverty influenced my parents to secure the future of their children, with any sacrifice. In acknowledging how arduously the family of my parent’s family toiled to attain a roof over our heads, the more I appreciated the opportunity that I held to pursue my career goals. In addition to this life experience, I was given an amazing opportunity to attend a program my…

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  • Personal Reflective Essay: The Path To Social Work

    journey to self-actualize. In college I became enthralled with the idea that Black students needed support in not only attaining a college degree, but achieving an education that spoke to them as an individual. Therefore, I conducted research under the guidance of Doctor Clifford Broman titled, African American Academic Aspirations and Realizations. In specific, through documentary review and bibliographic analysis I examined three programs successfully helping African American students to…

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  • Resident Assistant Position Report

    While in high school, I was fortunate enough to be accepted into Temple University’s Math and Science Upward Bound Program. This program has had a huge impact on my life, offering college assistance, tutoring services, and interpersonal development classes. This organization became my second home. Although located in only one area of the city, students traveled from several different neighborhoods to gain exposure to the services provided. Being that this program was open to so many schools,…

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  • Upward Bound Narrative

    Four Years ago I started a new chapter in my life. I was transitioning from being a Middle Schooler to High Schooler. When you are an eighth grader the only thing you know about High School is what you see on TV. You see the jocks and the nerds, the millions of club even the piles of homework. High School is nothing like the movies. High school for me was the years that helped push me and changed who I am as a person. As a freshman in high school I was quite. I did not interact as much and…

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  • Essay On Upward Bound

    Having gone through what I did, I never truly had a plan for the future. I knew I had to attend college but it was not until I was recruited by the local TRiO program that I truly believed that there could be a future for me. ConnCAP/Upward Bound was established by the Higher Education Act of 1965 to help low-income first-generation students realize their full potential and attain their goal of completing high school and obtaining higher education. The teachers and students I met through this…

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  • Graduation Speech: Upward Bound

    be. While you are reaching success, don’t lose yourself, and don’t let anybody get in your way. Those exact words have shaped me for who I am now. Those exact words have been in my mind 24/7. Now I’m about to finish High School still with the same words in my head. Of course there have been obstacles that we’re thrown at me, such as financial issues, family issues and how my life would be like when I graduate. Those issues in my life with the same words of my mom in my head and with the help of…

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  • Upward Bound Case Study

    Truman State University sponsors a college prep program known as Upward Bound whose goal is to prepare first-generation college-bound high school students for college is facing potential cutbacks in funding. Upward bound is one of three TRIO programs federally funded programs that were designed to help lower income first generation college students with their journey to college. “We are very much at the mercy of what happens in Washington DC” said Sarah Hass, Program Director. In Trumps, Skinny…

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  • Going To Upward Bound Essay

    In high school I was in a program called Upward Bound which I was one of the fortunate’s to join this amazing program which I learned so many things. Going to Upward Bound changed my viewpoint about my self and that everything is conceivable in the event that you work for it. I discovered that school is vital and I need to be the first in my family to move on from a profession. The project impact me on the grounds that before I joined the system I had an alternate sentiment in transit life was…

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  • The Importance Of Staying Upward Bound In School

    to be successful in school. Giving up six weeks of your summer to stay on campus of a University to attend classes each morning definitely describes going beyond the extra mile to stay dedicated to becoming successful in life and in the classroom. One day at school compassionate, outreach specialists from the program Upward Bound came and encouraged everyone to join.…

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