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2033 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Suite 246

Illinois 60015

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Target demographics: Low to moderate income high school students

Geographic areas served: District 113 (Highland Park High School and Deerfield High School) and District 115 (Lake Forest High School) in Lake County, IL

Programs: CBO utilizes a comprehensive set of programs that includes one-to-one mentorships, ACT prep classes, resume and interviewing workshops, laptop computers, and scholarships.

College Bound Opportunities mentors economically disadvantaged students to unleash their potential, graduate college, pursue meaningful professions, and inspire others to follow in their footsteps
In 2012, CBO celebrated its second college graduation class and now counts 13 graduates amongst its alumni. CBO also accepted its largest incoming class with 30 high school students joining the program, and now have 105 Scholars in the program.

CBO Scholars are represented at 37 colleges/universities across the nation including Stanford, Columbia University, Wellesley, University of Illinois, University of Iowa, and University of Wisconsin.

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An incredible opportunity for students, their families, the mentors & the community. I've watched CBO grow from its inception & am incredibly proud & supportive. I've not seen anything similar to CBO -- it's a great organization that helps kids & has a tremendous track record... more »
I became involved with CBO 6 1/2 years ago when I participated with the interviews to choose one student for the organization to sponsor. We couldn't decide and took all four. I immediately volunteered to mentor one of these students and also became a board member. I developed an incredible ... more »
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