Academic Achievement Programs

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Educational Talent Search (ETS)
Prepares 6th — 12th Grade students in Akron area schools for a college education.

Strive Toward Excellence Program (STEP)
A college preparatory program from students in 7th & 8th grade. Students are chosen in the 6th grade.

Upward Bound Classic (UB)
Prepares 9th – 12th grade students in targeted Akron Public Schools for postsecondary education to enhance their pursuit of a post-secondary education. Students participate in ACT and SAT Fee waivers, Summer Residential Academic Enrichment Program, and much more.

Upward Bound Math/Science (UBMS)
Prepares 9th – 12th grade students in targeted Akron Public Schools for postsecondary education with a strong interest in math, science, or engineering.

Why should you participate in The University of Akron Academic Achievement Programs?
The University of Akron Academic Achievement Programs provide college campus visits, financial aid information & workshops, college application waivers, ACT & SAT Prep, and tutoring services.

How can I sign up for The University of Akron Academic Achievement Programs?
Contact your Middle School Counselor or High School Counselor.

For more information, visit:  
Academic Achievement Website
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