Apply: College & Career Ready ACT & College Admissions Prep Institute

Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation (UREC) is accepting applications for the College & Career Ready Initiative’s ACT and College Admissions Prep Institute. The 11-week course is open to Baton Rouge high school juniors and seniors who have a 2.5 grade point average or higher. Institute sessions will take place September 5, 2017 – November 15, 2017, Monday through Wednesday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at UREC’s 21st Century Community Learning Center located at Southern University’s College of Business.  Parents of interested students can apply for the program here or via the online application below.

During the institute, participants will receive coaching on important aspects of the college admissions process such as: 

–         Mastering ACT test taking skills

–         Preparing college admissions packages

–         Developing personal essays for college and scholarships

–         Financial planning and budgeting for college

College and Career Ready is a 21st Century Community Learning Center providing afterschool and summer learning programs through Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation and its sponsors. Future institutes for the 2017-2018 academic year will include the:  Pre-law Institute;  Emergency Medical Responder Institute; and IGNITE Fellowship & Entrepreneurship Institute with a paid internship.

To learn more, please view the Frequently Asked Questions overview available here.  Or, contact Kathryn Robinson, Program Director at (225) 356-8871 ext. 204 or

Please complete the application below: