Resources

The GEAR UP website offers hundreds of resources to support our educators in their work to guide and mentor students in Washington State. Go directly to Washington State GEAR UP-developed resources, including:

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An updated collection of ice breakers and college knowledge and cooperative learning games.
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Get the latest scoop! Find info on GEAR UP program updates, scholarship information, professional development opportunities, news and resources from around Washington State and nationwide.
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What do students need to know before they start college? Find the top tips for students in the Washington Student Achievement Council’s newsletter.
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Even after being accepted to a college, there’s still a lot of work to do to get ready. See the Washington Student Achievement Council newsletter to learn what steps to take.
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For students who have already applied, May 1st is typically when students notify a college/university that they have accepted their offer and will attend next fall. If your child received acceptance offers from a college, university, or training program, congratulations! See the Washington Student Achievement Council newsletter to learn what steps to take.
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During this period of school closures and remote learning, Washington State GEAR UP is committed to promoting resources to support our educators, students, and families that can be done remotely. This Top 5 list is designed specifically for high school juniors and seniors to help them prepare for, apply to, and pay for postsecondary education. Note: You do not have to be a GEAR UP student to use our resources – they are available to all students!
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Due to the COVID-19 precautions, students may wish to explore colleges using virtual college tours.
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Get the latest scoop! Find info on GEAR UP program updates, scholarship information, professional development opportunities, news and resources from around Washington State and nationwide.
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Includes best practices and resources to help plan meaningful virtual experiences. Contains replicable, customizable tools.
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Get started on exploring the military as a post-high school pathway.
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