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Posted on April 12, 2017
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Washington State GEAR UP (WAGU) staff have developed a Family Guide publication.
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12th Year Campaign and the FAFSA Completion Initiative
This presentation is an introduction to Washington’s 12th Year Campaign and the FAFSA Completion Initiative. This material is from the Washington State GEAR UP: GPS for College Workshop in February 2016.
Accessing the College Bound Scholarship
Learn details about accessing the College Bound Scholarship.
GEAR UP Student Participation Survey
Learn how Ilwaco HS examined the decline in student participation in GEAR UP and see the results.
UW Dream Project Selections
Selections from the UW Dream Project handbook. For use during the College Application Campaign.
College Bound Scholarship High School Senior Checklist
This handout can be used with students and families to help students stay on track throughout the process of applying for financial aid during their senior year.
5 Common Financial Aid Myths
This handout can be used with students and families to help debunk common financial aid myths.
Frequently Asked Questions for College Bound Seniors
Handout for high school seniors who have enrolled in the College Bound Scholarship program. Includes information on requirements, costs that covered, college admissions, and financial aid.
BigFuture by the College Board is a free comprehensive website that improves the college planning process. BigFuture's step-by-step approach makes college planning easier to navigate.
TheWashBoard.org, a free, online clearinghouse, matches Washington students with verified scholarships that are specific to their academic interests, school choice, or other criteria.
Federal Student Aid
Get help paying for college.
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