• Testudo with our students at Maryland Day

    Testudo with our students at Maryland Day

  • Bladensburg HS students conduct science experiment.

    Bladensburg HS students conduct science experiment.

  • Pre-College Program student graduate with Executive & Associate Directors

    Pre-College Program student graduate with Executive & Associate Directors

  • Scavenger hunt at Maryland Day 2013

    Scavenger hunt at Maryland Day

  • Program alumni at Graduation Day 2013

    Program alumni at Graduation Day

  • UMD President Loh with Pre-College Program students, Maryland Day 2013

    UMD President Loh with Pre-College Program students, Maryland Day 2013

  • Career Day at the School of Engineering Summer Program

    Career Day at the School of Engineering Summer Program

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Pre-College Prorams

Important Announcements

2016 FALL SATURDAY ACADEMY CLASSES
BEGINS THIS SATURDAY

Student and Parent Orientation
September 24th at 9am - Toll Physics Bldg Rm 1412
Registration begins at 8:15am
See Agenda for the day


FALL TUTORING IS NOW AVAILABLE

Contact you counselor for the tutoring schedule at your school. Additional tutoring appointments can be scheduled on campus or at community locations, such as a public library. To schedule an appointment, please contact your counselor.

We encourage students to utilize this service as they work on school assignments and prepare for state and SAT/ACT exams!


FALL PARENT ASSOCIATION MEETINGS BEGIN THIS SATURDAY

Meetings will be held at the following dates and times:

September 24th at 9am - Toll Physics Bldg Rm 1412
October 8th at 9am - Toll Physics Bldg Rm 1412
October 29th at 9am - Toll Physics Bldg Rm 1412
November 12th at 9am - Toll Physics Bldg Rm 1412
November 19th at 9am - Toll Physics Bldg Rm 1412
December 3rd at 9am - Toll Physics Bldg Rm 1412


Pre-College Programs Calendar

Pre-College Programs has updated it's calendar! Click on our "News & Calender" tab on the right of this screen to view important events, deadlines, and activities for students and parents or go to our calendar.

LIFT Announces Its 2016 Fall College Tour

DON'T JUDGE A COLLEGE BY ITS BROCHURE!

College visits offer high school students a first-hand look at colleges and universities throughout the United States. Lift's college tours will help you to get a sense of what higher education has to offer and hopefully, allow you to narrow down what matters to you in a college. The choice of a college or university is an important one and we work very hard to see that the participants make the most informed decision possible. Apply Today!


Click to enlarge LIFT Fall 2016 College Tour Flyer

About Pre-College Programs

Pre-College Programs in Undergraduate Studies is a federally funded TRIO Program comprised of the Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math and Science Programs. TRIO programs provide education services to low-income and/or first-generation college bound students in an effort to address economic and social barriers to higher-education.

FACTS:

97% Retention Rate: Our students consistently return from year to year.

93% College Enrollment Rate: Our graduates attend colleges like Harvard, Howard, Johns Hopkins, Morehouse, NYU, Ohio State, St. John's, Syracuse, Temple, Towson, University of Maryland, UNC, UPenn, and UVA.

96% Persistence Rate: Our students remain enrolled in college from year to year.

Upward Bound

Upward Bound Upward Bound (UB) offers students academic and career counseling to assist with admission and completion of a 4 yr college/university degree.

UB provides oprotunities for students to develop robust academic, cultural, social skills while gaining confidence.

UB consists of two components:

(1) A six-week residential experience that provides mathematics, science, composition and reading, foreign language, and study skills instruction.

(2) Academic year Saturday Academy, which offers academic instruction, tutoring, college and career counseling, social and cultural opportunities.

More about Upward Bound –»

Upward Bound Math-Science

The Upward Bound Math-Science (UBMS) Program provides academic and career counseling to students interested in majors and careers in mathematics and science fields.

UBSMS also provides opportunities for academic and social skills development and consists of two components:

(1)A six-week residential experience, consisting of coursework in mathematics, science, composition, reading, foreign language.

(2) And study skills and an academic year Saturday Academy that offers academic instruction, tutoring, college and career counseling, and social and cultural opportunities.

More about Upward Bound Math-Science –»

LIFT

The LIFT Program provides affordable academic services to students who did not meet our Upward Bound programs' criteria.

College admissions are increasingly competitive. LIFT students benefit from SAT prep, tutoring, and summer classe which assist in better preparing them for the college admission process.

LIFT offers summer and academic year programs that easily fits budgets and busy schedules.

LIFT is open to all high school students and their families. More about LIFT –»