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Higher Education Bridge Programs

Programs that provide assistance and support for individuals entering college with the objective of improving retention and ensuring that they have an equal footing with other students. The programs are offered by community colleges, four year colleges and universities and other educational institutions; are often available during the summer; may target minority students, international students, non-English speaking students, first generation students, gifted students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, students with disabilities and other non-traditional groups; and may offer academic support (such as writing, mathematics and reading), provide information about study skills (such as time management, individual learning style, study strategies, and expectations for college work), include discussions of campus life and/or offer career counseling. Some programs focus on preparation within specific major fields of study (e.g., science or math), have a parent involvement component, provide opportunities for community service or introduce new students to potential mentors. Many institutions offer more than one bridge program, accommodating the unique needs of their student population.

3 Locations offering the requested services. Providers are listed by city
Empowered Youth Programs
402 Aderhold Hall
University Of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 583-0126 Main Client Number
(706) 614-7238 Administrative
(706) 542-0132 Fax
Clarke County
University of GeorgiaUniversity of Georgia - Disability Services
114 Clark Howell Hall
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-8719 Main Client Number
(706) 542-8778 TTY
(706) 542-7719 Fax
Clarke County
ACTION, Inc. - Clarke CountyACTION, Inc. - Barrow County
163 Martin Luther King Jr., Drive Wimberly Center
Winder, GA 30680
(770) 867-7495 ext. 1400 Main Client Number
(770) 307-1267 Fax
Barrow County
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