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How Upward Bound Changed My Life

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Being from El Paso Texas I always felt like there was more for me in other cities, but I never really got the chance to see what even my own state had to offer, but that all changed when I got accepted into Upward Math and Science. It gave me the push I needed in order to embark on my journey of becoming a well-rounded person. It gave me the real life experience I needed to determine if I would make it on my own when I go to college. Now I am able to see myself living far away from my parents which is something I cannot say for many of my peers. Upward bound also awakened something inside me. Before the program I was filled with self doubt when it came to many things, but spending my summer in Arlington with fellow students and mentors all
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