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For First-Gen Family, GEAR UP Iowa Offers Support On Road Toward Dream

GEAR UP Iowa serves over 7,000 Iowa students in 12 partner school districts around the state, offering tools and resources to schools looking to build a “college-going” culture in their classrooms. 705 more words

College And Career Planning

Learning Leadership Skills and Getting a Leg Up, Thanks to GEAR UP Iowa

Earlier this year, GEAR UP Iowa held the first GEAR UP Iowa Student Summit at Grand View University in Des Moines, IA. The four-day event gave students from GEAR UP Iowa’s 12 partner school districts a chance to meet other students, discuss leadership skills and build the tools that will make them crucial partners in change bringing a college-going culture to their high schools (plus, it was fun!). 293 more words

College And Career Planning

College Consulting and Readiness Services with Oxford Tutoring

With college applications due in November, it is important to make sure that you are presenting your best self to the college of your dreams. This where Oxford Tutoring can help!  536 more words

GEAR UP Iowa Helps Cedar Rapids Teacher Open Doors to Student Opportunities

GEAR UP Iowa couldn’t succeed in helping schools build a college-going culture without the vital role played by GEAR UP Iowa Coordinators at each of the high schools in the 12 partner districts throughout Iowa. 273 more words

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College Applications: Letters of Recommendation

Welcome to Applying to College with Trish!

My name is Trish Portnoy and I am here to help you apply to college.  Luckily, I am an expert.  925 more words

Applying To College

College Applications: SAT & ACT Exams

Welcome to Applying to College with Trish!

My name is Trish Portnoy and I am here to help you apply to college.  Luckily, I am an expert.  1,256 more words

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#NationalGEARUPWeek Celebrates Success, Continuing Work of GEAR UP Students

GEAR UP Iowa is proud to take part in celebrating #NationalGEARUPWeek, recognizing the work done in schools partnering teachers, students and families with GEAR UP facilitators to create a college-going culture in schools not only in Iowa, but across the country. 196 more words

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