Beyond the financial aspects, the obligations that a student has later in life be it raising a family or setting a career goal, looking back and having had the ability to obtain that college education... they're experiencing more than just academics."
"My goal is to work hard and get my degree to become a pediatrician. I know I have to work hard and keep my GPA up in science classes. I think it's a great opportunity that we were chosen to be part of the GEAR UP program."
"Don’t be afraid to try something new! Try a new club, subject, reading book or sport. When you try something new by stepping outside of your comfort zone you can learn a lot. You might open up new opportunities. But you’ll never know unless you try. Don’t let anything get in your way of your own success. With determination, patience and perseverance you can and will be successful."