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Gear Up

Texas GEAR UP is raising undeserved students’ aspirations—empowering them by providing the tools they need to succeed in college and career. With federally-granted funds, the project serves the same students from 7th-12th grade, using early intervention to build college awareness and readiness.
Services offered by Texas GEAR UP include:
  • Academic planning
  • Mentoring
  • Counseling
  • Tutoring
  • Financial aid information
  • College application support
  • Family engagement

Texas GEAR UP helps create a complete college-going culture by involving families and community members in the efforts to provide support to students. Ultimately, Texas GEAR UP helps build stronger communities by building a stronger generation of students. Lives are being changed for the better—and futures are being made brighter for everyone.