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College Bound at Boston College

Program Description

College Bound is a school/university academic enrichment and support program that benefits urban high school students from two of the Boston Public Schools - Brighton High School and West Roxbury High School. The program is both proactive and preventative and is designed to assist students in gaining access to, achieving success in, and graduating from post-secondary educational institutions to obtain careers of choice.

College Bound is part of the Boston College Collaborative and is located within the Lynch School of Education. Established in 1987, the Program is built upon the themes of:

  • shared expectations
  • commitment
  • responsibility of students, high schools, families, Boston College, and others.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits



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