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Student and Parent Survey 2018-2019

Student & Parent Survey 2018-2019

In order for GEAR UP to be successful, it is important to get feedback from students and parents affected by the program. If you or your child have participated in the USU STARS! GEAR UP program during the previous school year, please take the time to fill out the appropriate survey.

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PARENT SURVEY
USU STARS! GEAR UP Summer 2018 Newsletter

Summer 2018 Newsletter

The USU STARS! summer newsletter is here! We have posted the articles from this latest newsletter in our online News & Highlighs section. Take a look and see what USU STARS! students accomplished this past summer.

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Greenpower Car Kits Available to Qualified Schools

Greenpower Electric Car Kits Available

The Utah Governor’s Office of Energy Development has partnered with Utah State University’s STARS! GEAR UP program to provide three Greenpower Electric Car kits, valued around $4,500 each, to qualified schools in Utah. To find out more, click the link below.

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Resources


CollegeBoard

This resource allows students to have a direct connection with universities and colleges. Create an account here and you will be able to send institutions of higher education ACT/SAT test scores, transcripts, and other documents. You can also make a college plan and search for colleges, scholarships, and majors.

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COLLEGEBOARD
CollegeBoard

Step Up to Higher Education

Here are 10 easy steps you can do to help your child prepare for college that includes saving tips, exploring degrees, and attending parent events.

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10 STEPS
Step Up Ready

Federal Student Aid

Financial aid is often critical when it comes to attending college. This resource will help you gain an understanding of the financial aid options available to you; click through to learn everything you need to know about the process for receiving federal student aid.

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FEDERAL AID
Federal Student Aid

National PTA

Joining PTA gives you the opportunity to help empower families and communities to advocate education for all students. See how you can get involved today!

LEARN ABOUT
NATIONAL PTA
National PTA

My529

My529 is an educational savings plan. The more you are able to save now, the easier it will be to pay for an education later. Learn about how My529 can help you start saving for the future.

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My529
My529 Educational Savings Plans

Career One Stop

It's never too early to begin thinking about what you want to do for a career. Exploring careers will help you learn what you enjoy, and ultimately determine what you study in college.

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CAREERS
Career One Stop - Exploring and researching careers


Scholarships


Fastweb Scholarship Database

Fastweb Scholarship Database

One of the leading online scholarship databases. Fastweb is your connection to scholarships, colleges, financial aid and more.

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Idealist Internships

Find Internships with Idealist

Idealist will help you find an internship near you. Filter by area, keywords, and the type of organization you're interested in

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Minority Based Scholarships

Unigo: Minority Based Scholarships

Here you can find many great scholarships specifically for various minority groups.

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Study Abroad Scholarships

Study Abroad Scholarships

AFS awards $3 million annually to help students see the world.

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Contact Us


Cohort One & Two Director: Jim Dorward

jim.dorward@usu.edu

435.797.1471

Cohort Three Director: Kristin Brubaker

kristin.brubaker@usu.edu

435.797.0132

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