Resources

The GEAR UP website offers hundreds of resources to support our educators in their work to guide and mentor students in Washington State. Use the options below to browse for tools, templates, research and more.

We recommend the all GEAR UP staff, not only the portal users, review these slides so that they have a foundation for understanding the GEAR UP reporting requirements.
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This activity is designed to help prepare students and families for the first year after high school, including what to expect and how to navigate common challenges. This PowerPoint template comes pre-loaded with information and customizable areas. Edit for your school and your needs! See Family Engagement Resource Guide for accompanying activity idea.
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This activity will review award letter basics and explain how to compare aid offers. This PowerPoint template comes pre-loaded with information and customizable areas. Edit for your school and your needs! See Family Engagement Resource Guide for accompanying activity idea.
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This activity is designed to review the key steps students need to complete their senior year and highlight available resources and support. This PowerPoint template comes pre-loaded with information and customizable areas. Edit for your school and your needs! See Family Engagement Resource Guide for accompanying activity idea.
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This activity is provides an overview of the senior year timeline and reviews available resources. This PowerPoint template comes pre-loaded with information and customizable areas. Edit for your school and your needs! See Family Engagement Resource Guide for accompanying activity idea.
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This activity is designed to provide an overview of the basic components of scholarships, best practices for applying, and identify resources to find scholarships. This PowerPoint template comes pre-loaded with information and customizable areas. Edit for your school and your needs! See Family Engagement Resource Guide for accompanying activity idea.
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This activity is designed to introduce the process for registering for entrance exams. This activity is designed to introduce the process for registering for entrance exams.
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This activity is designed to get students and families to understand different ways students can explore their interests and search for college. This PowerPoint template comes pre-loaded with information and customizable areas. Edit for your school and your needs! See Family Engagement Resource Guide for accompanying activity idea.
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This activity is designed to help students and families identify the exams they must complete for college applications. This PowerPoint template comes pre-loaded with information and customizable areas. Edit for your school and your needs! See Family Engagement Resource Guide for accompanying activity idea.
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This activity is designed to introduce dual credit and its benefits, present options for dual credit equivalency, and identify or list opportunities for dual credit equivalency within their own school system. This PowerPoint template comes pre-loaded with information and customizable areas. Edit for your school and your needs! See Family Engagement Resource Guide for accompanying activity idea.
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