Project Services

Academic/Other Support Services


  • Early Assessment System
  • Academic Support to decrease the need for remediation in post-secondary education
  • Encourage enrollment in challenging coursework (rigor) in grade school, MS and HS
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring

College & Career Exposure


  • Improve the number of students who complete applications for and enroll in a program of postsecondary education.
  • Promote college access application and enrollment for high-need students.
  • Enhance services and usage of College Portal
  • College Visits & College Fairs

Community & Family Engagement


  • Promote college access application and enrollment for high-need students.
  • Enhance services and usage of Georgia’s College Access Portal
  • Engage a wide range of community and business organizations to create a college-going culture through a Public Awareness Campaign

Financial Aid


  • Enhance services and usage of Georgia’s College Access Portal
  • Financial Literacy
  • FAFSA Awareness & Completion
  • College Scholarship Services (CSS) Completion
  • Financial Aid Worshops
  • Assistance with scholarship applications

Rigorous Course Taking


  • Encourage enrollment in challenging coursework (rigor) in grade school, MS and HS
  • Promote Dual Enrollment
  • Promote GATRACS to all target schools
  • Encourage enrollment in challenging coursework (rigor) in grade school, MS and HS
  • Encourage enrollment in Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses and test-taking
  • Encourage enrollment in STEM courses

Professional Development


  • Professional Development for counselors and other school staff advising students on college and careers
  • Professional Development for Cohort school teams, including leaders that target evidence-based strategies designed to increase attendance, improve behavior, and engage students academically.
  • Professional Development for counselors and other school staff on creating a college-going culture

First Year college support


  • Provide successful transition support for GEAR UP Georgia students
  • Support services throughout the first year of college
  • Referral of college services and resources
  • Referral of GATRACS (online portal that helps students learn and navigate transferring course credits)