Urban Upbound
College Access

Address:12-15 40th Avenue Long Island City NY 11101
Telephone(s): 718.784.0877 ext 330 718-784-0877 ext 328 (Salen Mullen)
World Wide Web: http://urbanupbound.org/what_we_do/college-access/


Students in the program take part in a rigorous SAT preparation course as well as workshops to ease their transition to college. They also receive one-on-one counseling on how to navigate the college application and financial aid process.


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Eligibility Requirements:

High school students living in the NYC metropolitan area who want to explore college options and demonstrate a strong desire to succeed and give back to their peers and community. From first generation, economically high need and underserved NYCHA public housing communities.

Admission Requirements/Documents:

The selection process entails a review of the applications and selection of the most motivated candidates. From there, the candidate undergoes a brief interview process from which Urban Upbound will determine whom to admit into the program.

The program begins in October 2015. Complete an application from the website and email to salena@urbanupbound.org

Services Offered:Academic CounselingCollege / University Entrance Examination PreparationCollege / University Entrance SupportTutoring ServicesWorkshops / Symposiums
Target Groups(By Need):Adolescents