Gear Up for College
A Guide for Parents of 9th and 10th Graders
Provided by GEAR UP-A program administered by the
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
As a parent, you naturally care a great deal about your child's future.
Whether it's education, career or personal issues, you want your
child to have a successful, satisfying life. In today's world, college
is an important ingredient in the formula for success.
Getting into college, though, requires a certain amount
of preparation and effort. That's why we have sent you
this brochure. From outlining academic requirements
to suggesting sources of financial aid, this planning
guide explains the steps you and your child can take
to prepare for his or her college success.
It is never too early to start preparing for college. So
take a few minutes and read through this guide. Then
talk with your child about preparing for college.
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