ACT Testing Fee Payment Assistance Provided by GEAR UP


August 2, 2016 – Seminole State College GEAR UP Project students can obtain assistance in the payment of the ACT testing fee for the October ACT National Test Date or a subsequent National Test during this ACT testing year. Students must contact their GEAR UP Advisors and work with them […]

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Just finished your sophomore year? Have you applied for Oklahoma’s Promise?


May 18, 2016 – The deadline is quickly approaching if you have yet to complete your application for Oklahoma’s Promise – possibly a key component in your financial plan for college. To take advantage of the opportunity provided to Oklahoma students meeting income qualifications to receive free college tuition at […]

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Explore Oklahoma Colleges with the GEAR UP June College Tour


April 4, 2016 – In just a few weeks, many SSC GEAR UP students will be preparing for their high school senior year. Then, making that final college choice, applying for admission and making financial plans for tuition, books and fees will no longer be “on down the road.” To help […]

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Cargill ACT Prep Scheduled for GEAR UP Juniors


Jan. 25, 2016 – The Seminole State College GEAR UP Project has contracted ACT Test preparation workshops by Chad Cargill to be presented to Junior GEAR UP participants March 7 and 8. A workshop for students from Butner, Davenport, Paden, Prague and Strother schools is set for 9 a.m. to […]

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Holly Vance Joins GEAR UP Staff


October 8, 2015 – Holly Vance began work this week as a new GEAR UP Advisor serving students at Bowlegs, Davenport, Konawa, Paden, Strother and Varnum High Schools. Vance brings more than 10 years of public education experience to her new position with the SSC GEAR UP project and most […]

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Seminole High Has New Smart Board Equipment from GEAR UP Project


    The SSC GEAR UP Project recently supplied three 65-inch Interactive Smart Boards to Seminole High School to help the students transition to their new location. The smart boards also included accompanying pedestal stands to allow the movement of the equipment from classroom to classroom. “It is always exciting for […]

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New GEAR UP Advisor Joins Project


July 16, 2015 – Students at several SSC GEAR UP schools will be meeting their new GEAR UP advisor this fall when initial classroom visits kick off the start of the academic year. Tessa Russell joined the GEAR UP staff in July as the new advisor for students at Butner, […]

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Starting College Today May Be an Option for You


June 3, 2015 – “Only two more years before I am ready for college,” the high school junior may claim. But for some students, the junior year is time for the actual start of college classes. With availability of college concurrent enrolment at Oklahoma colleges and universities, many high school […]

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SSC GEAR UP Planning Summer Activities July 6-9


April 15, 2015 – Presentations by Grant Baldwin will be included in a four-day schedule of daytime activities for GEAR UP students as the project offers a non-residential camp July 6-9 at the SSC campus. Since limited space is available and to allow planning for transportation needs, GEAR UP students […]

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SSC GEAR UP Offers to Pay April ACT Test Fee for Sophomores


January 23, 2015 – The Seminole State College GEAR UP Project will pay the testing fee for GEAR UP sophomores who complete applications and schedule ACT testing for the April National Testing Date this spring. To take advantage of GEAR UP payment of the testing fee, students must contact their […]

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