Upward Bound at U-Maine 

Upward Bound is a program for low income students who will be the first generation in their family to go to college.The program is holding their 10 annual Upward Bound State Rally.Students from across the state gathered at U-Maine. The rally started yesterday, and continued today.The goal is to give students a feel for what college is like.While on campus they attend events and got to talk with students from various majors and organizations.The students involved in Upward Bound say the program helps to give them direction.”For a lot of kids here if we didn’t have this program we wouldn’t be able to get into college we wouldn’t be able to figure out what to do, how to get into college, how to apply, how to pay for college.” says Denise Kosciusko, a student from Stetson.Many of the students involved in Upward Bound choose to go to U-Maine.