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Near North Development Corporation (Upward Bound)

Near North Development Corporation’s Upward Bound II program is a college access program that provides resources and services to students at Gage Park High School. The program is federally funded through the Department of Education that aims to ensure that all low income and/ or first-generation college students have resources, exposure and education in efforts to gain access and enroll in post-secondary institutions regardless of one’s social-economic status. It is our goal to maintain a student-centered program that will provide our participants, with essential services that will support them in reaching their full potential while meeting their academic, personal and professional goals. 


The Upward Bound II Program provides:

  • College Tours
  • Mentoring
  • Financial Aid Assistance
  • Job Shadowing
  • Tutoring
  • Academic Counseling
  • Saturday Session Enrichment
  • Six Week Summer Program