"Ramp provided me with the resources to advocate for myself and my education. I feel connected with many of the professors here where all of them know me by name."
-Derek Wong, Summer '11 Ramp participant
Contact InformationFor more information on college access programming, please contact Jennifer Scott.
Pre-College Bridge Program
The Ramp program is a six-week summer bridge program specifically geared toward Boston Public High School students that will be attending Wentworth as a freshman in the fall. During the program, students receive academic advising, mentoring, and tutoring, as well as direct instruction in composition, research methods, mathematics, and science. The afternoons are dedicated to creating a learning community among the students. Wentworth students that have previously participated in the RAMP program act as mentors to the incoming freshmen throughout the six weeks.
During the first summer of the program, there were 11 RAMP participants who graduated from a variety of BPS high schools. The second summer had 12 RAMP participants who also came from a variety of BPS high schools. The program plans to grow in the upcoming summers and beyond, extending it to up to 30 participants.