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GEAR UP 2 College & Career

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GEAR UP-2-College and Career is a customized college and career planning curriculum that addresses the skills and knowledge students need to succeed in school and life. The goal of GEAR UP-2-College & Career is to support students in graduating high school college and career savvy and prepared to meet the cost of college.

This multiple modular curriculum offers students and parents an understanding of the complex college selection and admission process, the available financial aid options, the academic requirements for college-level work, and the cultural differences between secondary and postsecondary education.

The curriculum builds and expands upon the success skills introduced in the GEAR UP-2-Learn middle school curriculum and includes financial literacy instruction at each grade level including personal economics and money management. Customized textbooks include The Skinny on College and Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance.