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

MCE August 3-4

GEAR UP Juniors! Mastering College Essentials (MCE) will be offered this summer on August 3-4 in Yakima.  Deadline for applications is this Friday, June 16.  Sessions on Financial Aid, Scholarships, College Applications, Personal Essays and a College Fair are among the topics available to assist you in preparing for everything you need to do during your

Financial Aid Award Letters

Seniors – If you have questions about your Award Letter, ask your GEAR UP Site Coordinator or Counselor for help.  If you have not yet received an Award Letter from the college you selected, contact the college Financial Aid office.

Summer Checklists for Seniors

Congratulations, Seniors! Now that you have graduated from high school, you are ready to kick back and enjoy your summer before you start college.  However, you still have things to do to get ready for college. Set up your Online Account, also known as your Student Portal, and check your college email often.  You may need

Here’s how to track the smartphone apps that are tracking you

Two academic groups have built tools to police what apps do with your location and other personal data. When it comes to websites, we have ever more sophisticated techniques at our disposal to block the ads that sometimes track our wanderings around the internet. But most of us spend much of our time these days in mobile

What you need to land America’s best jobs

The nation’s best jobs boast salaries that average $100,000 and up, offer generous company benefits, and promise to have recruiting suitors fighting for your hand. But they are highly technical roles carrying job descriptions like DevOps engineer and analytics manager that demand an alphabet soup of computer skills as well as incessant on-the-job learning. So do you have to

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