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Canada College Upward Bound Program

  • Maria Huning
  • Program Services Coordinator
  • 650-306-3332

Program Description

TRIO Upward Bound is a federally funded pre-college program designed to assist low-income and potential first generation to college students prepare for college. In partnership with Sequoia High School, our program serves high school students in the communities of East Palo Alto and North Fair Oaks. The Upward Bound Program is a year round program. The school year consists of monthly workshops at Cañada College and weekly tutoring and academic advising at Sequoia High School. During the summer, Upward Bound students participate in a six week program offering academic courses, workshops, field trips and activities. All classes are taught on the Cañada College campus.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%