A partnership with The Alliance brings educators to Oregon's private, not-for-profit colleges in order to learn more about the options available to their students.
GEAR UP schools invite recently graduated alumni to share their postsecondary experiences with middle and high school students.
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.

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