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Youth College @ JKC

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High School Students were Invited to Enter Talent Competition at JKC Campus...more



Educational Talent Search

Talent Search enrollees must be at least 11 years old, show academic potential, and meet federal guidelines. Services such as tutoring and academic, career, personal and financial aid counseling as well as job site and college visits are provided to 680 students each year. Talent Search participants are encouraged to enter, continue, or resume a program of study at the secondary or post-secondary level.


Upward Bound

Through the federally funded Upward Bound program, the college provides Trenton city high school students with college preparatory courses and tutoring as well as personal and career counseling. Upward Bound's primary purpose is to help students improve their grades and develop the skills needed for college or other programs of higher education. In addition, limited college credit courses are available to ease the transition from high school to college.


Urban Academic Academy

The Urban Academic Academy provides college preparation, guidance, and support for low-income 11th and 12th graders who reside in Mercer County. The goal of the program is to increase the number of students who graduate from high school, and subsequently attend college. Enrichment sessions are held on Saturdays, after school and during the summer, with an emphasis on language arts, math and science.