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ABOUT GEAR UP

Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is a competitive federal grant that aims to "increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education." It serves an entire cohort of students from middle school through high school. At the Long Beach Unified School District, it is dedicated to the Class of 2014 at the six comprehensive high schools: Cabrillo, Jordan, Lakewood, Millikan, Polytechnic, and Wilson.

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