Thanks to a GEAR UP college preparation class while at Sweet Home High School, Auna Davis found the right college fit at Willamette University.
Undocumented students in Oregon face unique challenges in accessing and paying for higher education. Learn about resources to help educators, students and families.
"GEAR UP has been a gateway for increasing parent and community involvement in our schools," says Majalise Tolan, principal of Taft 7-12 in Lincoln City.
Schools offer a wide range of workshops, activities and support for students during College Application Week in order to help them prepare for life after high school.
A graduate of Brookings-Harbor High School, Morgan Early is on her way to becoming a natural resource attorney at George Fox University.
Jennifer Hodges works with the "best team ever" implementing GEAR UP and a college-going culture at Ponderosa Middle School and Klamath Union High School in Klamath Falls.
Roseburg High School welcomed students and parents, especially incoming freshman, for an evening event designed to highlight student work and opportunities to get involved.
A brief glimpse of Oregon GEAR UP's activities and outcomes in 2014-15.
For National GEAR UP Week we asked educators, students, partners and staff to describe GEAR UP in one word.
Almost 350 students and educators experienced three days of learning and fun at Oregon State University in August.

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