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The University of Texas at Arlington University CrossroadsThe University of Texas at Arlington University Crossroads

The University of Texas at Arlington University Crossroads
Students in University Crossroads

About Us

Our mission is to improve access to and increase success in higher education for first and second-generation students from low-to-moderate-income households. This mission is critical to Texas given the state’s shifting demographics and the historic under-representation of growing ethnic groups in higher education.

University Crossroads is one of 40 recognized P-16 Councils developed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to meet the state’s goals to improve college and career readiness.

We’re a partnership of colleges and universities, chambers of commerce, professional associations, non-profit organizations, scholarship programs, corporations, businesses, the Dallas ISD, Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, Cedar Hill ISD, Grand Prairie ISD, De Soto ISD, Duncanville ISD, Irving ISD, Arlington ISD, and Williams Preparatory.

Our services include:

  • SAT math preparation classes
  • College workshops
  • One-on-one advising
  • Resume development
  • Scholarship assistance
  • Leadership programs
  • College campus events
  • Summer camps
  • Community service projects
  • Parent programs
  • Financial literacy

For more information regarding services and programs, please see our Program Report and Directory or contact us.


  PROFILES
Brenda Kirby
SAT Math Prep

Brenda Kirby

SAT Math Prep Coordinator

Our SAT Math Prep program has grown significantly. Math is an area you can really improve your scores with additional tutoring. Students who come to three of our sessions see their math scores rise 45 points, on average.

Our SAT Math Prep program has grown significantly. Math is an area you can really improve your scores with additional tutoring. Students who come to three of our sessions see their math scores rise 45 points, on average. Going to four sessions, their scores rise 60 points and with five sessions, they go up 80 points. That’s a significant increase.

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