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Gear Up logoThe Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP) is federally funded by the Department of Education. The GEAR UP program provides services and support to the Class of 2027 to prepare them for and success in high school, higher education, and their future. The GEAR UP program offers activities and services to students and their families about the available opportunities for post-secondary education.  For more information about GEAR UP in Finley schools, contact Lesly Acosta at 509-586-7561 or

For Middle School Students:

  • Before, During, and After School Tutoring
  • College & Career Planning Tools
  • Career Fairs
  • College Awareness & Readiness Activities
  • Community College & University Campus Visits
  • Financial Literacy Programs

For Parents & Families:

  • Information on Colleges and Careers
  • University & College Campus Visits
  • Evening Workshops & Activities
  • Family Financial College Planning
  • Information on Financial Aid
  • Guidance on College Admissions
  • Assistance with Application Process


Lesly V. Acosta

Site Manager Washington State University Tri-Cities

GEAR UP River View High School | 509-582-2158

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