It’s that time of year again…students are returning to school, their support networks are rooting for them, and college access partners around the country are gathering to celebrate National GEAR UP Week this September 17 to 23!

Join Signal Vine this week as we share resources to help you raise awareness and mobilize champions about the importance of improving college access for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds!

This week, check out our blog posts about:

  • Summer melt
  • Standardized testing and student support
  • Using texting for GEAR UP support
  • Customer case studies
  • Best practices for applying for grants
  • GEAR UP partners using texting today

The National Council for Community and Education Partnerships has put together tons of amazing resources, from letter templates to send to local, state and federal government to press release drafts. Check them out here.

Here are some fun hashtags to show your support for GEAR UP this week and every week:




Let us know how you’re celebrating GEAR UP week!