The organization’s key goals are:
To provide students and their parents with appropriate curricular information early in their academic careers, and with college admissions, testing, and financial aid information in the appropriate later years;
To provide students with significant exposure to the collegiate environment and to adult and peer role models
To provide local and state colleges and universities, as well as post-secondary institutions outside of New Jersey, with eligible minority candidates for admission into college;
To increase the self-concept, social skills development, and career awareness of participating students in order to enhance their ability to function successfully in society; To heighten parental and community awareness regarding the importance, and increased necessity, of post secondary education and to increase their involvement in the decision-making, application, and matriculation processes;
To link students with already existing academic support and development programs; and
To develop in program participants the necessary skills (cognitive, affective, and social) needed for academic, career, and life success.