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Writing a Cover Letter

When applying for college, a job, or a college job, they may ask you to include a cover letter, which allows you to explain your professional experience more than a resume does. Find out the best practices for writing a cover letter.


The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a standardized test you take before enlisting in the military that measures your abilities in science, math, and language. Learn more about the ASVAB and find study resources.

The U.S. Reserve

The Reserves are part of the active-duty military branches, and they’re meant to supply additional help during times of conflict or declared war. Find out more about the Air Reserve, Army Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, and Navy...

The National Guard

The National Guard is a part of the U.S. military that serves both inside the U.S. and overseas during emergencies and missions. It has two branches: the Air National Guard and the Army National Guard. Visit this site to learn more about the Air National Guard, or...

Enlisting in the Military

The U.S. States Military has six branches you can enlist in: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, and Space Force. Visit this site to learn more about the branches and how you can enlist.

GEAR UP NH Scholarship Application

Students who are part of the GEAR UP New Hampshire program may be eligible for a federally funded GEAR UP Scholarship. Scholarships average $7,000 per student. In order to be eligible, you must have received GEAR UP services under the 2016–2023 grant. You must also be...

GEAR UP NH Scholarship Application Portal Open!

GEAR UP has made a simple application portal available for students to apply for the GEAR UP New Hampshire Scholarship. This scholarship is available only to students who are part of the GEAR UP New Hampshire program. These students may be eligible for a federally...

Instant Admissions Day 2023

The New Hampshire GEAR UP Alliance is hosting their first annual Instant Admissions Day featuring representatives from 14 colleges, universities, and trade schools. Over 225 seniors from 4 GEAR UP school districts will have the opportunity to chat with admissions...