UBMS staff members work with Howard School of Academics and Technology and Brainerd High School to ensure students are on track to graduate, they are taking classes needed to graduate and enter college.
UBMS students work with UTC students and professionals, who readily explain what life as a college student and particular careers entail, enabling UBMS students to make more informed decisions and become more focused about choosing career paths. This component helps the participants strive toward attainable educational and career goals.
Special seminars are offered concerning career/educational planning, preparation for college admission, and personal improvement, such as character education and goal development. Speakers often visit students to explain their profession and the type of education earned in order to be in that profession. Speakers also come to inform students and their families about the college admissions process, how to find and apply for financial aid, scholarship and internship opportunities. Students also are able to visit and tour college campuses and often meet with admissions officers to learn more about how to finance their education.