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    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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    Reflection #2 Before entering college, a program called Upward Bound helped me imagine myself and gave me the necessary tools to help me prepare myself to get ready for college. This program gave me the opportunity to evolve and to place more importance towards my education. Once given this opportunity, I took the initiative to strive for a better future. My attitude towards college has changed because of the many workshops Upward Bound has given me to excel. My parents came to this country…

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    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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    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 Thesis

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    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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    Upward Bound Narrative

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    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

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    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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    Upward Bound Narrative

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    as I have experienced it in my own development as a member of society. Although, in my case the village consists of a variety of programs and clubs that have molded me to who I am today. As an involved individual, I have noticed I have benefitted educationally, and socially as well. I began high school being a member in New Mexico Tech’s Upward Bound Program. Through this program, Loyola Marymount University for an on-campus stay. This experience primarily allowed me to be away from parents for…

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    every person should have. The Upward Bound community is a remarkable organization where this characteristic is teached and applied in all the aspects. They take students with low income that have less opportunities, molding many different features in them. I am a prove of that, I was an ESL student in my school. I worked hard to show to the world that the opportunities are there, you just have to take them. Upward Bound program gave me this opportunity to improve myself. They trusted me,…

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    Upward Bound Case Study

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    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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