Top Ten Reasons To Join UB

Academic Advising and Tutoring
In these weekly sections, you'll receive tutoring in the classes you're currently taking, plus advice on planning your future coursework to prepare for college.

College and Career Counseling
Get all the information you need to succeed in college.

  • Learn about admission procedures
  • How to apply for financial aid
  • Information on living in the dorms
  • How to choose a major

See which career choices are best suited to your individual skills and interests.

College Campus Tours
Ready for a road trip? Spend some time visiting campuses throughout Louisiana and out of state exploring your college options.

Parent Programs
Upward Bound encourages parents to get involved with their children's education. We offer an orientation session for parents of new Upward Bound participants, and parents of continuing UB students receive information on college and financial aid options.

UB Prep
Each year, UB hosts special early admission information and counseling sessions for UB participants.

Saturday Sessions and Campus Visits  
Join UB on the BRCC campus for workshops on college preparation and the admissions process. Students participate in:

  • Skill building exercises such management tasks
  • Sessions may include computer exercises
  • How to prepare resumes
  • How to search for college or financial aid information
  • How to gather other resources for future success
  • They also have fun!

Summer Non- Residential Program
This 6-week program gives students in 9th through 11th grades an opportunity to earn a receive academic support by attending classes at BRCC.

Field Trips
Explore the world with UB's field trips.

Financial Help
Earn a monthly stipend!  Program participants qualify to receive fee waivers for   college preparatory exams (SAT I and ACT).

All This At No Cost To Participants!
All Upward Bound activities are offered at no cost to you and your family. Take advantage of this opportunity and apply now!