GEAR UP NC's goal is to significantly increase the number of students who are prepared to enter and succeed in post secondary education. The national goals and project objectives that drive the GEAR UP North Carolina project are as follows:

Increase academic performance and preparation for post secondary education.

Increase the rate 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.

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GEAR UP Contact:

Eric Klein: 828-284-9914 email: