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    Upward Bound Case Study

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    Although there are eight hundred and twenty six (826) Upward Bound programs operating nationwide, many of the Upward Bound directors were not comfortable in participating in the study. The randomly selected population presents limitations in scope, as the study captured and represented two of the eight hundred twenty Upward Bound programs nationwide. Issues of time constraints in relation to meet and conduct interviews with Upward Bound directors hindered grasping some qualitative aspect of the

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    The students and advisors of my Upward Bound Program, sat outside in a circle with an electric candle in our hands as we prepared our hearts for an honest and heart-to-heart conversation. Each student talked about what they had gone through and the struggles they had to face in their lives. Some students spoke about their torn families, thoughts of suicide and not feeling comfortable in their own skin.This brought out my own burden since the age of seven regarding my family where years of altercation

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    “JUST DO IT” is a famous saying for student athletes everywhere, but what if this saying was applied to academics as well? Students love sports,but sometimes sports can affect a student 's academic career. When students have practice after school it takes up valuable time for homework or studying. Grades can diminish greatly during a student 's athletic season. Although people argue that a failing student should be able to participate in sports because it’s good exercise, they should not because

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    Upward Bound Narrative

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    Senior year in high school was one of the most stressful times of everyone lives. Personally, I was balancing sports, clubs, an internship, and last but not least college applications. I was involved with an after school program Upward Bound (Los Angeles) that helped people of color like myself with their college endeavors. I always knew I wanted to attend college especially after the numerous amounts of campuses we visited. My only hesitation was if I was actually going to be accepted in any.

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    packet. “What is this?” I inquired. She told me it was an application for a program called Upward Bound. She then told me that I should apply because it’s a program that would help first generation students with getting into college. I was skeptical, but it seemed like it could be helpful, and I was right. This place is amazing. That’s what I thought after the first few weeks I was at the Upward Bound. Excitement was rushing through my body, from my head to my toe. I could not wait to conquer

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    I did my very first community service here during my 9th grade summer. This community service was hosted by LA Food Bank where my Upward Bound peers and I went to a warehouse full of food and selectively packed them for about 4 hours. These packed food included vegetables such as broccoli and fruits such as peach which were being headed straight to the homeless throughout the LA county

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    (2014) mentioned that upward Bound programs a TRiO program, which is a program designed to help underprivileged students or first generation student have more accessibility to higher education was introduced. The program emerged when the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 was established as to response to President Johnson’s war on poverty. It was later in 1972 when Upward Bound programs initiated a response to helping military and veteran students, that’s when Veteran Upward Bound programs were created

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    what to expect in the near future and unaware if I am ready to handle myself out in the real world. However, I want to change that and transition my mind from not having a single clue to being prepared on tackling obstacles over the years. With Upward Bound, this can give me a proper glimpse of what to expect as I enter into college. In less than two years, I will be graduating soon with little to no knowledge on how my dream college will be like. From how to manage my classes to being financially

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    The Dangers of Pursuing Knowledge

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    Throughout their texts, Aeschylus and Shelley depict numerous characters in mad pursuit of knowledge, like Victor’s creature from Frankenstein or Io from Prometheus Bound. Yet, one after another, characters are propelled into an existence of utter despair because of their unquenchable thirst for new enlightenment. Prometheus Bound and Frankenstein demonstrate that the pursuit of knowledge often results in grave suffering, physically and mentally; yet, Shelley and Aeschylus’ characters cannot abandon

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    wounds left by the Civil War. While composing his work, Whittier realized that a reminder of good times from the past would assist his fragile country in its reconstruction; his poem “Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl” became the vehicle through which he achieved this goal. In particular, Whittier focuses in “Snow-Bound” on addressing his life in context, as well as on the issue of how the lessons of his youth apply to his country. He describes his early life, the issues of his family and memories, the contributions

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