Counselor Recommendation Form

About Upward Bound

Upward Bound Programs have a thirty-year history of demonstrated success. Upward Bound provides:

  • After school tutoring in academic subjects and instruction in study skills and time management.
  • Academic, financial and personal counseling.
  • Exposure to academic programs and cultural events.
  • Mentoring programs with college students and the business community.
  • Information on post-secondary education opportunities.
  • Assistance in completing college entrance and financial aid applications.
  • Preparation for ACT and SAT college entrance exams.

Upward Bound Programs seek to motivate and prepare students to go to college and persist in a post-secondary program of study. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rates at which participants complete high school, enroll in and graduate from institutions of post-secondary education.

About this Form

This recommendation form is an important part of the student application process.

We recognize that the completion of this form will require a valuable amount of your time, but the selection of participants to our program results in large measure on the information and personal evaluations sought on this form.

Counselor Recommendation




How would you classify this student's motivation?
How would you classify this student's attendance?






Do you feel that this student is working up to their full academic potential?

Do you feel this student lacks motivation or interest in his/her academic work?

Has this student expressed an interest in attending college?
Do you think this student could gain admission to a post-secondary program without additional academic assistance?