RISE UP/GEAR UP

Senior timeline

In preparation for college next year, high school Seniors, this month you should be finishing your essays, submitting your college applications and take the SAT or ACT.  If you have not submitted the FAFSA or WASFA, this is the time to do it.  Talk to your counselor or GEAR UP Site Coordinator for application deadlines

UW application deadline is TODAY!

High school seniors!  If you are planning to attend University of Washington fall 2017, your application is due today, December 1, 2016.

Make note of college application deadlines

Seniors, you should have several colleges in mind that you want to attend.  Check the application deadline for each college – they are not all the same – and make sure you apply before that date. If you are planning to start college Fall 2017, here are the deadline dates for the public 4-year universities in Washington state:

Financial aid tips on Twitter and Facebook

Financial aid tips and hints can be found on UW GEAR UP Facebook and Twitter pages. Seniors: Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook to be sure to get scholarship information, FAFSA and WASFA news and college application deadlines. Juniors: Tips for preparing for college during your final two years of high school are

UW’s thinking big, and that could be good for Yakima Valley

You don’t need a Ph.D. in math to grasp the magnitude of recent gifting numbers at the University of Washington. Last week came news that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is donating $210 million — the largest single donation in university history — for a building to house the university’s Population Health Initiative. Earlier

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