Senior Decision Day Spotlight: Denise Dominguez

Denise has been at Uplift Peak since 4th grade, and has felt embraced by a strong community atmosphere. Her RTCC counselors encouraged her to apply for programs such as QuestBridge, which allowed Denise to apply to highly prestigious schools. Speaking of the college application process, the most stressful part for Denise were deadlines. “I ended […]

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Senior Decision Day Spotlight: Jose Fuentes

Jose has been at Uplift Infinity since 6th grade, however he’s poised to make a jump outside of his comfort zone. Through the help of his RTCC counselor, Jose connected with an Uplift Infinity alumni who now attends Babson College, a small private school near Boston, Massachusetts. For Jose, having a mentor has been a […]

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Senior Decision Day Spotlight: Brianna Vasquez

Brianna joined the Uplift family three years ago and immediately became enamored with the attention that Uplift teachers provide their scholars. Having trusting adults and developing bonds with her teachers really helped to shape her as she progressed through high school. In addition to her teachers, the staff in the RTCC office also served as […]

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SENIOR DECISION DAY 2020: VIRTUALLY THE BEST CLASS EVER

Another complete school year is another chance we get to celebrate the achievements of our accomplished Uplift Senior Class of 2020. Under incredibly difficult circumstances, 839 Uplift seniors had to quickly adapt to online learning in the spring. The Uplift community is incredibly impressed by our seniors’ determination to make their last moments at Uplift meaningful, […]

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Uplift High Schools Join the National College March

  Since 2013, Uplift schools have been participating in the National College March created by the Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (WHEELS) as a symbolic tradition for high school seniors. This year, Uplift added a new participating school, Uplift Grand, that will be celebrating their first graduating class this spring with 41 seniors. From this […]

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4 ways to help your scholar prepare for their college applications

The annual Uplift Education College March celebration is just days away and we are excited to use this ceremony to celebrate the conclusion of the college application season as Uplift seniors send off their final application materials! You may be wondering what is included in a college application and how you can help your scholar […]

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Road To College Expands Into Career

We are excited to announce our signature Road To College program is expanding to give current scholars and alumni the tools they need to land a meaningful career. The newly renamed Road To College & Career program will continue to provide personalized support to scholars before and during college, but will also help current scholars identify careers of interest and guide Uplift alumni toward a best-fit career. Ideas for our additional focus […]

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