Need help creating a college-going culture at your school? Rural, low-income schools in Oregon can apply to participate in our two-year Affiliate Program.


More students than ever are earning college credit in high school - which may help them enroll and succeed in college.


Over 100 students from six high schools heard advice from a panel of professionals in a variety of roles related to athletics.


It's been a busy year! Find out more about where, how, why and how we know GEAR UP works.


What did you do this summer? GEAR UP staff, educators and students stayed busy attending conferences, workshops, camps and programs across the state.


Thanks to a partnership with the Portland Timbers, 100 students from 5 high schools learned about the variety of career options available as part of a professional sports organization.


Summer break? Hardly! GEAR UP educators and students were busy attending conferences, workshops, camps and programs to develop their skills and expand their knowledge.


Our partnership with The Alliance focuses on college fit and helping educators and students explore private colleges as an option.


GEAR UP educators explored data, learned new strategies and looked ahead during our three-day professional development and planning retreat.


Research shows that when students understand the relevance of a college education they are more likely to attend. Therefore, it's important to help students explore career options and connect their aspirations to the appropriate education pathway.