Helpful Links for Upward Bound Students

There is a wealth of online resources available to assist students with all aspects of college preparation. Listed below are links to web sites providing information in the following areas:


Upward Bound

Upward Bound - U.S. Department of Education

TRIO Programs - U.S. Department of Education

Federal TRIO Programs Low-Income Levels - U.S. Department of Education 

Council for Opportunity in Education

Association for Equality and Excellence in Education, Inc.


Standardized Testing

College Board (PSAT/SAT/AP) - See your guidance counselors for fee waivers!

SAT Fee Waiver Information

Free SAT Prep


ACT Fee Waiver Information

Free ACT Prep (if you received an ACT Fee Waiver)

Past Regents and Common Core Exams (NYS)

Regents Exam Schedules - Check with your school for bus schedule and report times!

Common Core State Standards


College Search and Applications

Common Application

SUNY Application

Black Common Application

HEOP Institutional Roster

EOP Freshman Profiles

SUNY Honors Profile

College Search

White House College Scorecard

SAT College Application Fee Waiver

NACAC College Application Fee Waiver

SUNY Application Fee Waiver

Bridges to Excellence Program 


Financial Aid 

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid (Complete in October of 12th grade.)

NYS TAP - Tuition Assistance Program

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Fastweb - Scholarship Search

MyinTuition - Quick College Cost Estimator

NFA Senior Scholarship Application (seasonal link)


Academic Assistance

OnTrack to Post-Secondary Education - free advisement for UB students sponsored by Uncommon Individual Foundation

Khan Academy - free videos and practice in a variety of subject areas

Problem-Attic - free NYS Regents exam practice questions

Purplemath - free math lessons

Cornell Note-taking System

Study Skills


Target School Resources

Poughkeepsie City School District Website

Newburgh Enlarged City School District Website

Newburgh Free Academy Guidance Department