Top 6 Ways to Prepare Your Graduate For College

Congratulations! High school graduation is an incredible family milestone and soon your child will embark on their next adventure – college and career. The next few months will be filled with equal parts excitement and angst, especially if your scholar is moving out of the city or out of state. To help families, we have […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Mariana Zollinger

When Mariana Zollinger took her first International Baccalaureate Biology class in ninth grade, she knew what she wanted for her future.   “I always knew I loved medicine and the idea of being a doctor, but in ninth grade when I took my first biology class it reassured me that I was on the right path,” said Mariana Zollinger, […]

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Senior Spotlight: Andy Huynh

When Andy Huynh entered sixth grade at Uplift Summit for the 2012-13 school year, he couldn’t have imagined the impact the school would have on his life over the following six years.  “I didn’t realize how the introduction to college at an early age would help set up my future,” Andy said.  The role of the […]

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Uplift Education receives $90,000 grant to enhance postsecondary advising as part of the “To and Through” Advising Challenge

Uplift Education’s Road To College program was selected to receive a $90,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation through the “To and Through Advising Challenge.”  The challenge was awarded to districts that will meaningfully impact high school students’ journey through graduation and into postsecondary education, especially low-income and students of color. Guidance and […]

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Uplift Education earns 16 International Baccalaureate Authorizations, becomes one of the nation’s Top Five IB Districts

Uplift Education earned 16 International Baccalaureate authorizations over the course of the 2017-18 school year, including five Primary Years Programmes, two Middle Years Programmes, and nine Diploma Programmes. With nearly 19,000 scholars across 40 schools, these newest authorizations elevate Uplift to one the nation’s Top Five IB Districts in number of programmes served, according to […]

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Farewell to the class of 2017

College is around the corner for all recent Uplift graduates.  At Uplift Williams the Road To College counselors went above and beyond to say goodbye to the Class of 2017 by hosting a BBQ at the Bachman lake. Family, alumni, counselors and classmates participated in various games as they shared their excitement for their future. […]

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Scholars learn resilience, determination from world class athlete

Endurance is not just a key component in sports but  also in life. Uplift Hampton middle school scholars took part in their first Fit 4 Life Youth Camp part of the EE & E youth organization (empower, educate and enlighten). “We want to give (scholars) an opportunity to see it doesn’t matter how difficult, how hard it […]

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Uplift celebrates National School Counseling Week

Uplift celebrates the work of social counselors and Road to College counselors network wide during National Counselors Week from February 1-5.  National Counselors week was established to recognize the tireless efforts of counselors across the country in public schools. At Uplift, teams of counselors provide both emotional and mental support for scholars as well as […]

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Uplift Alumni Service Day

Former Uplift scholars took part in Alumni Service Day on January 8. Alumni from across the country revisited their Uplift schools and spoke to current seniors. The event takes place once a year and provides current students the opportunity to hear first hand from their former classmates about their college experience.  Alumni of Uplift Summit visited […]

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