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Oregon GEAR UP
COLLEGE. It’s not a dream, it’s a plan.
That’s our motto at Oregon GEAR UP, and it guides our work with middle and high schools around the state. As part of the Oregon University System, we support schools in their efforts to set high academic expectations, promote early awareness of college opportunities, and engage students in college and career planning. Our goal is to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary programs, and we work with school districts, colleges and universities, and a variety of partner organizations across Oregon to realize that goal.