Upward Bound program academic year component consists of weekly
tutoring at the target schools and one Saturday Study Sessions
a month at Avila University. The weekly tutoring
component is designed to help students with their school work in
core subject areas and foster good study habits
are held at Grandview and Ruskin High schools on Tuesday and Thursday
respectively. Tutoring sessions are also held at Avila University
campus on Wednesday. The sessions on Wednesday are by appointment.
Students are required to make appointments for Wednesday tutoring
sessions. Appointments must be made a week in advance. All weekly
tutoring sessions are held from 2.35 PM to 4:05 PM (Grandview) or 2:40 PM to 4:10 PM
(Ruskin). (For more details, refer to the student
study sessions are held twice a month. They are designed to provide
an opportunity for participants to strenthen their academic skills with workshops in ACT prep, math, scholarship writing, college admission and others.
Cultural and educational
activities are held throughout the year. These activities are designed
for experiential learning and to help the student develop into a
well-rounded individual. All students are required to participate
in one activity a month. Transportation is not provided for
students to and from Avila University.
(For more details, refer to the student