From understanding the student loan process to managing a budget, learning about personal finance is critical for future college students. Schools can help students by incorporating financial education into the curriculum and requiring more math classes.

 

Exploring careers helps students understand the relevance and importance of both their school coursework and postsecondary education. GEAR UP schools help students examine options in a variety of ways.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Roseburg High School welcomed students and parents, especially incoming freshman, for an evening event designed to highlight student work and opportunities to get involved.

 

Being in school means succeeding in school. Learn how GEAR UP schools are encouraging attendance though community and family partnerships and access resources to address the issue in your school.

 

Saving for postsecondary education and training is more important than ever. A variety of options are available to save for college, including matched savings accounts for low-income students.

 

Awareness and exploration of college and careers starts in elementary school by helping students dream big and set goals.

 

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GEAR UP schools are providing academic support during the school day and beyond to help students succeed.

 

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