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.

Washington's one-stop source for career and education planning.
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College Greenlight is a platform that allows high school counselors and community-based organizations to provide support to their students throughout the college search and application process.
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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.
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TheWashBoard.org, a free, online clearinghouse, matches Washington students with verified scholarships that are specific to their academic interests, school choice, or other criteria.
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Get help paying for college.
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Sponsored by Lumina Foundation, the American Council on Education and the Ad Council
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Ready Set Grad is a resource to help ensure every student in Washington State has access to the tools, information, and support they need to graduate high school and make college accessible and affordable. The online tools help students of all ages - from middle schoolers to adult scholars - create their own college plan.
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They provide a high-touch, high-tech bilingual educational community to help families get their students into college and beyond. Find free tools, resources and ongoing guidance to help Latinos achieve their educational and career goals. Website is also available in Spanish.
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The Washington College Access Network (WCAN) is designed to improve preparation and access to higher education to all students through a network of community organizations.
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More than just providing the tools for achieving scholarship success, Scholarship Junkies strives to help students learn how to best articulate their talents, skills, and life stories through their own personal scholarship application process.
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