Don't worry about college ... Get ready for it!
- Get help graduating from high school
- Get help exploring careers
- Get help getting into college
Explore careers, visit college campuses, and apply for college admission and financial aid! During the school year, you’ll receive tutorial assistance, life skills workshops and leadership development opportunities.
Parents can find and get help to understand college enrollment and financial aid resources. During the summer, you can take advantage of summer leadership academies on the LCCC campus.
GEAR UP – IT’S ABOUT THE STUDENTS!
GEAR UP Video
GEAR UP Program Objectives
- Increase academic preparation and performance levels suited for post-secondary education.
- Increase rates of high school graduation and participation in post-secondary education.
- Increase GEAR UP students’ and their families’ knowledge of post-secondary education options, preparation and financing
Benefits for GEAR UP Students and Families
- Advising and support in taking college preparation curriculum
- ACT/PLAN/EXPLORE preparation
- College exploration
- College application and planning
- Job shadowing and job site visits
- Kuder Career Planning System
- Career coaching
- Information about college costs and funding options
- Assistance with FAFSA completion
- Scholarship information and direction
- LCCC tuition and fees
GEAR UP Statewide
- Casper College
- Central Wyoming College
- Eastern Wyoming College
- Laramie County Community College
- Northwest College
- Northern Wyoming Community College District (Sheridan College)
- Western Wyoming Community College
GEAR UP Wyoming is funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education totaling $3,548,876 annually with an additional $3,548,876 annually provided by in-kind and scholarship contributions.