TO THE COUNSELOR/ TEACHER: Thank you for taking the time to recommend this student! The College of the Redwoods Upward Bound program is designed to assist students to prepare for and enroll in a college level educational program. Students can have academic deficiencies when entering the program but should show potential or motivation for college preparation. Our services include tutoring, academic and career guidance, financial assistance for academic needs, a summer residential program, and more. Your recommendation is very important in the selection process. Please be as specific as you can, and feel free to include any information you feel would be of help to us in our selection process.