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Below you will find helpful free websites related to GEAR UP’s activities and services.

ACT Testing www.actstudent.org/index.html
Find information on deadlines, test preparation materials, financial aid and college planning tips. You can also register for the test and view your scores from past tests.

College Greenlight www.collegegreenlight.com/
Find valuable information and tools to help you get on the path to college success.
FAFSA www.fafsa.ed.gov
Get all the information you need to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. This site contains step by step instructions, deadline information, answers to frequently asked questions, and PDF copies of application materials.

FastWeb www.fastweb.com
Search for scholarships that match your student profile. This site also allows you to search for scholarships available at each school in which you are interested.
First Generation College Students www.firstgenerationstudent.com
Information for students who are the first ones in their family to attend college. This free resource gives information on the college application process from beginning to end and beyond.

GEAR UP Department of Education
Read about GEAR UP’s purpose, funding status, and answers to frequently asked questions on the U.S. Department of Education’s official website for the National GEAR UP program.

GEAR UP programs around the country http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&rls=com.microsoft:en-us&q=Gear up
See the Google search results on other GEAR UP programs in the country and the Department of Education, which funds GEAR UP Wyoming.

GEAR UP Wyoming www.uwyo.edu/gearup
Find the latest developments for GEAR UP Wyoming as well as helpful information for students, parents and educators on the official University of Wyoming GEAR UP website.

Hathaway Scholarship http://www.edu.wyoming.gov/Default.aspx
Get basic information about the Wyoming Hathaway Scholarship, as well as links to the Hathaway Scholarship page for each of the Wyoming Community Colleges and the University of Wyoming.

PAWS Testing http://www.greatschools.net/test/landing.page?state=WY&tid=114
Get answers to frequently asked questions, practice tests, computer resources for students and assessment reporting information on the official home page of Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS).

PLAN Testing http://www.act.org/planstudent/index.html
Find information about the PLAN Test, the preparatory ACT test for 10th graders. On this site you will find basic information about the PLAN, helpful tips, information on reading test scores and practice questions.

SAT Preparation http://ineedapencil.ck12.org/
Find useful information on this free SAT tutorial website. You can explore online lessons, practice questions, score projections, digital notes and more.
WorkKeys is a job skills assessment system that measures real-world skills. It helps connect work skills, training, and testing for education and future employers. Successful completion of the WorkKeys may lead to a Career Readiness Certificate.