The Project Uplift Virtual Experience
All Project Uplift sessions are two days. Below is a sample of the various experiences and events that occur during each Project Uplift session.
- Opening Session: TheUODI Student Access and Success team along with our student ambassadors will give you a brief welcome and overview of Project Uplift.
- Essay Writing: Get tips and insight on what to include in your essay and how to make it stand out for your college application.
- Group Meet-Up: Meet with current UNC students/your Project Uplift Counselors and connect with your peers in small group sessions filled with conversations and interpersonal connections.
- SAT/ACT for Me: Learn important tips and tricks to raising your SAT or ACT scores, with A+ Test Prep.
- Scholarship & Student Aid: Learn the ins and outs about paying for college, with UNC ﬁnancial aid counselors.
- Admissions: Learn all about UNC and the admissions process with information from the Oﬃce of Undergraduate Admissions.
- Virtual Game Rooms: Participate in virtual and interactive games with your peers and Project Uplift Counselors.
- Talent Show: Performances from Project Uplift participants – singing, spoken word, poetry, dancing, instrument playing and more.
- Throwdown Thursday: Music and dancing with your fellow participants.
- Day Starter: Ice breakers and time to connect with your fellow group members before starting the activities for the day.
- Wrap Up Session: Your last group meet-up, but it is not goodbye! Here is where we say thank you for joining us for Project Uplift, and we take a brief break, then rejoin the large group for the Talent Show and Throwdown Thursday.
Project Uplift 2021 Schedule
|Opening Session||1:00PM – 1:10PM|
|Admissions Session||1:15PM – 2:00PM|
|Essay Writing Session/Small Group Session||2:10PM – 2:55PM|
|Group Meet Ups||5:30PM – 5:50PM|
|Virtual Game Rooms||6:00PM – 6:50PM|
|Virtual Game Rooms||7:00PM – 7:50PM|
|Talent Show Auditions||7:00PM – 7:50PM|
|Day Starter||1:00PM – 1:10PM|
|Scholarship and Student Aid Session||1:15PM – 1:45PM|
|SAT/ACT Prep||2:00PM – 2:45PM|
|Wrap Up Session||2:50PM – 3:00PM|
|Talent Show||6:00PM – 6:50PM|
|Throwdown Thursday||7:00PM – 8:15PM|
This Project Uplift 2021 schedule is subject to change.