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 colleges and universities offer a variety of activities for middle and high school tour groups. This matrix provides the necessary contact and background information to help coordinate a GEAR UP campus visit. This resource will be updated as needed.
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This guidebook is intended for GEAR UP coordinator use. It includes best practices and resources from a variety of sources, which includes but is not limited to, GEAR UP programs from across the nation, the College Board, and the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. It is meant to be a working copy with replicable, customizable tools. It will be updated with resources and lessons learned from our own GEAR UP schools.
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Get information for the 2018-19 school year.
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This guide outlines examples of unallowable and/or allowable match.
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This "Summer Melt" student guide contains information on critical next steps. It also covers resources and support, registration, tips for commuters, common stages in the first year, strategies for students planning to transfer, and financial aid information.
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This resource guide is designed to assist college access professionals to gain a better understanding of special or diverse populations, learn how to identify these students in your school, learn how to build support systems, explore the college application and financial aid processes, and learn ways to help students successfully transition into education after high school.
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Monthly family newsletter templates with college readiness and financial aid information for grades 7 through 12. Just add your school logo, events and contact information to customize for your school!
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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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Get year end reminders and year two expectations and guidelines.
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Get year end reminders and year two expectations and guidelines.
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