What does USU STARS! GEAR UP stand for?
USU STARS! GEAR UP stands for Utah State University Science Technology Arithmetic Reading Students Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.
What is the purpose of USU STARS?
USU STARS! is a federally funded program that was designed to help students prepare for and succeed in college. Seventh grade students from 13 selected schools (Cohort 1) and 12 selected schools (Cohort 2) will be followed in this program until they complete their first year of college in 2019 (Cohort 1) and 2022 (Cohort 2). Schools and community partners have teamed up to provide services to students to help them succeed in school now and succeed in college in the future. Parents and educators are also receiving workshops and training to help them better help their students.
PSAT / SAT / ACT Prep
Summer enrichment programs
College credit courses
Robotics — combining science & technology
Young Entrepreneurship Program
College Awareness Workshops
Career Awareness Workshops
High school graduation requirements
Educational/cultural field trips
Journalism Program — newspaper/magazine
Creative Minds Filmmaking Program
Teenage Art Collective
College Ambassador Program
Computer Technology Training
High School Graduation Requirements
How Can My Child Reach Academic Success?
College Education: Cost of Attendance
Financial Aid and Scholarships
College Campus Tours
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